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Music Online (Alexander Street Press)

Streaming audio from jazz to classical to pop to world

Music Online provides a single place to access the entire suite of Alexander Street Press music products that UArts Libraries subscribes to. This includes over 550,000 albums as well as related content from Academic Video Online and reference sources. Includes:

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Kanopy Streaming

High-quality videos featuring documentaries and feature films

Offers high-quality streaming video of feature films, documentaries, and educational programming from thousands of producers, including: The Criterion Collection, BBC, PBS, Kino Lorber, and A & E.

Naxos Music Library

Streaming audio of classical and contemporary classical music
  • audio database and listening service of classical music from the entire Naxos and Marco Polo catalogues
  • collection includes classical, jazz, world, folk and Chinese
  • listen online to over 165,000 selections
  • includes documentation from original disc issues
  • browse by artist, genre, composer, year of composition, period or instrument
  • includes custom playlist capability

Naxos Music Library Jazz

Streaming jazz music
  • audio database and listening service of classical music from the entire Naxos and Marco Polo catalogues
  • collection includes classical, jazz, world, folk and Chinese
  • listen online to over 165,000 selections
  • includes documentation from original disc issues
  • browse by artist, genre, composer, year of composition, period or instrument
  • includes custom playlist capability

Naxos Music Library World

Listen to streaming audio of world music from any device
  • audio database and listening service of world music from Naxos World Music and numerous additional labels
  • includes the complete Smithsonian Folkways catalogue
  • listen online to over 5,280 albums (47,700 tracks) with new albums added weekly
  • browse by title, artist, language, instrument, cultural group, geographic area, and more

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American Memory from the Library of Congress

Documents the American experience from written words to sheet music to images

Provides free online access to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. Materials from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America.

Database of Recorded American Music

CD-quality audio with original liner notes from independent record labels and archives
  • audio database and listening service that provides audio, liner notes and essays from the diverse catalogue of recordings by New World Records
  • collection includes folk to opera; Native American to jazz; 19th century classical to early rock; also musical theater, contemporary, electronic and beyond
  • browse by composer, artist, ensemble, genre, instrument or label
  • listen online to over 7500 selections through web streaming using QuickTime Player (6.5.2 or later)
  • check HELP for troubleshooting about streaming, technical requirements, etc.

Digital Theatre Plus

Full length video of plays from London's West End and beyond>

Offers high-quality streaming video of British theatre productions and interviews with people involved in all aspects of theatre.

Omnimusic

Production music for use in film, television, theater, and multimedia projects

Omnimusic offers tens of thousands of production music tracks for use in film, television, theater, and multimedia projects. Tracks are sorted by style, mood, and tempo and may be downloaded as mp3 or wav files.

OntheBoards.tv

Full-length films of contemporary performances — On campus only

A website that delivers full-length, high quality contemporary performance films to your TV, desktop or mobile device. [On the Boards] are one of the first contemporary performance organizations to begin filming works by top caliber artists with multiple high-definition cameras, collaboratively editing the films with the artists, and delivering feature-length performance films to audiences around the globe.

"Founded by artists in 1978, [they] work to introduce audiences to artistic innovators who are defining the future of dance, theater and music whether on our stage in Seattle or on the global screen. … OntheBoards.tv provides access to works by the leading voices from the field of contemporary performance, some of which will never be performed again.
--On the Boards Theater

Rhizome

An online archive of new media art

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Founded in 1999, the Rhizome ArtBase is an online archive of new media art containing some 2174 art works, and growing. The ArtBase encompasses a vast range of projects by artists all over the world that employ materials such as software, code, websites, moving images, games and browsers to aesthetics and critical ends.

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