Bibliographic database for searching for sheet music by category (e.g. String, Classical Vocal, Orchestral, Organ, Sacred Choral, Secular Choral, Classical Guitar, and Woodwind Music and more.)
Cross-searches all of SLU's music databases from Alexander Street Press; American Song, Classical Music, Contemporary World Music, Jazz Music and Smithsonian Global Sound.
All material cataloged by OCLC member libraries including: books, manuscripts, websites & internet resources, maps, computer programs, musical scores, films & slides, newspapers, journals, magazines, sound recordings, articles, chapters, papers, videotapes. Over 179 million records representing materials from 1000 BCE to the present, many with online links to the fulltext. Updated daily.
American Song is a history database that allows people to hear and feel the music from America's past. The database includes songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys. Included in the database are the songs of Civil Rights, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, anti-war protests, and more.
Published recordings and archives from Smithsonian Folkways other collections of US folk music plus collections of recordings from Africa and South Asia. Scope includes world music, and useful for music history. It includes themed collections and the ability to search and browse by instrument category.
For online listening of thousands of jazz artists, ensembles, albums, and genres, Jazz Music Library is essential for any jazz history, performance, theory, or music appreciation course. Labels include Verve, GRP Records, Fantasy, Concord Jazz, Impulse, Jazzology, and many others. The list of artists is enormous, ranging from past greats to musicians performing and recording today. Also included are Marian McPartland’s Peabody Award-winning Piano Jazz Radio Broadcasts and never-before-released performances from the Monterey Jazz Festival and great jazz venues.
Contemporary World Music delivers the sounds of all regions from every continent, for scholarship and pure enjoyment, online in streaming audio via your PC or mobile device.
Includes tens of thousands of tracks from the world’s greatest classical music labels, including Hyperion, Bridge Records, Sanctuary Classics, Artemis-Vanguard, Hänssler Classic, Vox, and many more. Coverage ranges from medieval to contemporary, with choral works, symphonies, operas, the avant-garde, vocal and instrumental music, chamber music, and many other forms. Over 8,000 albums.