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Database of Recorded American Music (DRAM)
DRAM is a collection of sound recordings documenting American music largely ignored by the commercial recording companies. DRAM is a not-for-profit resource providing CD quality audio, complete and original liner notes and essays from New World Records, Composers Recordings, Inc. (CRI) and other labels. DRAM offers the educational community on-demand, high-quality (192kbps/MP4) streaming access to complete works. Works can be browsed by work, album or track titles, as well as...
African American Song
The first online resource to document the history of African American music in an online music listening service. The collection contains a diverse range of genres such as jazz, blues, gospel, ragtime, folk songs, and narratives, among others.
American Song is a history database that, when complete, will contain 50,000 tracks that allows people to hear and feel the music from America's past.
Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries
Provides coverage in breadth and depth for world music, and is essential for music history, music appreciation, world music courses and ethnomusicology.
NAXOS Music Library
An online music listening database including recordings of the complete catalogs of BIS, Chandos, CPO, Hänssler, Hungaroton, Marco Polo, Naxos and selected titles of other leading independent labels.
Classical Music Library
Provides coverage in breadth and depth for classical music, and is relevant to a broad range of studies, including music history, music appreciation, music performance, analysis, and theory.
Contemporary World Music
Features music from 169 countries and more than 800 labels from around the world.