Category Archives: Music

Dancing in the Stacks

Some people hold the misconception that George Fox Libraries are filled with dusty books and staffed by a bunch of stuffy shushers. Not the case!  Sometimes we like to take off our horn-rimmed glasses and get down. Check out these … Continue reading

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Election Day Tunes from the Library

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

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Sheet Music

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

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Historical Sheet Music

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

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Music Blog from Alexander Street Press

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

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Find Music at GFU Libraries

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

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Free Music Archive

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.

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Music Online

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.

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LOC Music Collection

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

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Contemporary World Music

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

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