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Check out this eclectic playlist of songs and recordings that we’ve selected from the Music Online database: Election Day Tunes from the Library We hope it will enhance your experience of choosing a new chief of state. Representing diverse … Continue reading
IN Harmony: Sheet Music from Indiana http://webapp1.dlib.indiana.edu/inharmony/welcome.do People in Indiana know a fair bit about four-part harmony. For that matter, they know about all types of harmony, and this digital collection pays homage to their musical traditions. The IN Harmony … Continue reading
Historic Sheet Music http://oregondigital.org/digcol/sheetmusic/ If you’re looking for compelling sheet music from decades gone by, this website from the University of Oregon Libraries is just the ticket. Initially created to showcase sheet music from the Oregon Music Collection, their digitization … Continue reading
Image via Wikipedia Alexander Street is sponsoring a new blog called Music Media Monthly which reviews the latest and most important music content in any format—CDs, videos, books, e-books, scores, Web sites, downloads, and streams. The blog is led by … Continue reading
Image via Wikipedia To find music at GFU Libraries: Go to FoxTrax and select “Advanced Search” enter an asterisk enter search term, phrase, or name in the search box limit “Material type” to “SOUND RECORD” click on the “Submit” button
The Free Music Archive, directed by WFMU, is “an interactive library of high-quality, legal audio downloads.” It currently has about 6,000 songs to offer.
Music Online is one of our new databases. It is an online music resource that cross-searches all of the library’s Alexander Street Press music databases.
The Library of Congress holds the most comprehensive collection of American music in the world, more than 5.5 million items. The collection includes an extensive assemblage of original manuscripts by composers of the American musical theater and the largest collection … Continue reading
Our newest database is Contemporary World Music. This database from Alexander Street Press contains important genres such as reggae, worldbeat, neo-traditional, world fusion, Balkanic jazz, African film, Bollywood, Arab swing and jazz, and other genres such as traditional music – … Continue reading