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NYU Libraries subscribes to the Music Online series, a collection of databases that includes thousands of audio clips that users can listen to online:
The Classical Music Library
“fully searchable classical music resource—a comprehensive database of distinguished classical recordings. It includes tens of thousands of licensed recordings.”
Smithsonian Global Sound
“virtual encyclopedia of the world’s musical and aural traditions”
African American Song
“With jazz, blues, gospel, and other forms of African American musical expression represented, African American Song brings 50,000 tracks of music to the ears of library patrons and music scholars.”
American Song (coming soon)
“includes music that relates to almost every walk of American life, every ethnic group, and every time period.
NEW: Classical Scores Library
“contains 400,000 pages of the most important classical music scores, manuscripts, and previously unpublished material, allowing for the study and analysis of more than 8,000 musical scores. Many items have associated audio tracks in Classical Music Library, so that subscribers to both databases can listen to a recording online while following along with the full score.”
NYU Instructors may use the “playlist” feature of the Naxos Music Library to create playlists of musical selections for use by their students.
Naxos Music Library is a searchable online collection of thousands of high-quality recordings from the Naxos and other well-known labels. The collection includes classical, jazz, world/folk, Chinese music, film and TV music.
The playlist function is limited to instructors at NYU. To get a password and instructions on how to create playlist, contact Gloria Rohmann.
This past summer, the Studio and the Faculty Technology Center
combined to create a new and expanded service center called the
Digital Studio. The Digital Studio is a collaborative facility of
the Libraries and ITS and is NYU’s gateway to digital services
supporting scholarship and teaching.
Hours: Monday-Friday, 11:00am-5:00pm.
Location: Bobst Library, 2nd floor, east wing