Streaming audio collection to support the teaching and research of music. Online access to over 900,000 tracks. Music Online includes the following collections:
Classical Music Library
Jazz Music Library
Popular Music Library
Contemporary World Music
Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries
This multimedia resource covers hundreds of genres from alternative to zydeco and from alternative dance to operatic arias, and encompasses a wide range of content formats, including scores, reference, and high definition audio and video.
Comprehensive music research resource. Overviews of geographic regions, surveys of musical heritage, and descriptions of specific genres, practices, and performances.
Articles include detailed photographs that show musicians, musical instruments, and the cultural context of dances, rituals, and ceremonies. Other images include drawings, maps, and musical examples for further study.