Music On The Go

Screenshot from Music Online

Screenshot from Music Online

Did you know the library subscribes to several streaming music services you can listen to from anywhere, at any time?

Alexander Street’s Music Online, from Alexander Street Press, is strongest for world and classical music, but offers a variety of popular and jazz titles as well.  You can browse by record label, genre, artist, and create playlists and clips to use in class projects or for your own listening pleasure.  The advanced search page provides many options for narrowing down your search to find exactly what you’re looking for.

Naxos Music Library claims to be “world´s largest online classical music library,” with streaming access to more than 130,677 CDs and over 2,000,000 tracks.   The library offers the complete Naxos and Marco Polo catalogues plus the complete catalogues or selected titles from over 378 classical, jazz and world music labels.  NML allow users to create playlists, view liner notes, and link to specific tracks for projects or assignments.

Finally, DRAM (Database of Recorded American Music) provides streaming, CD-quality recordings, original liner notes, and essays from independent record labels and sound archives.  DRAM’s primary focus is the preservation and dissemination of important recordings that have been neglected by the commercial marketplace, and includes seminal recordings of American music from the New World Records label, as well as fascinating releases from niche labels such as Archeophone and Tompkins Square.

And if that’s not enough music for you, don’t forget the library offers over 21,000 physical CDs for you to check out… Just search our catalog and stop by the circulation desk!