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Recorded Music Catalog Search
Use this library catalog search to find more recorded music in ACC libraries. Keep in mind that the term "recorded music" is fairly broad and that search results may include dance music, music for exercise classes, movie soundtracks, and other items.
The Great 78 Project
The Great 78 Project
The Internet Archive's massive volunteer-driven digitized "collection of 78rpm records and cylinder recordings released in the early 20th century. " Artists available here include Ada Jones, Caruso, Eddie Cantor, Edison Concert Band, Harry MacDonough, Len Spencer, Paul Whiteman, and many others.
National Jukebox - Library of Congress
National Jukebox: Historical Recordings from the Library of Congress
"The Library of Congress presents the National Jukebox, which makes historical sound recordings available to the public free of charge. The Jukebox includes recordings from the extraordinary collections of the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation and other contributing libraries and archives." "WARNING: Historical recordings may contain offensive language."
Films On Demand, Kanopy, and On The Boards TV offer streaming films of contemporary performances in dance, theater, and music. Also see the "Jazz" tab for links to jazz videos.
Amazing Grace: The Story of a Song That Makes a Difference. Films Media Group, 1990.
Films Media Group, 2003.
80 min. "One of the most popular and enduring hymns in the English language, its lyrics were written in the 18th century by the captain of an English slave ship.
Indian Classical Music / CTE (Carlton) Limited.
Films Media Group, , c1989. 85 min.
This program features some of the finest musicians of India: Ali Akbar Khan, Alla Rakha, Amjad Khan, Hariprasad Chaurasia, and Ravi Shankar. Each a supreme virtuoso of his instrument, the artists perform ragas that illustrate the range, scope, and texture of Indian classical music.
An Introduction to Composing, 2008.
Films Media Group. Films on Demand.
Songs at the end of the world
On the Boards TV
Performance: May 5, 2012. Venue: Fusebox Festival | Austin, TX
Duration: 90 mins. Posted: Oct 11, 2012
Some of these sites are great places for musicians to promote their music as well as discover new sounds. Look for a link for artists.
8Tracks: Handcrafted Internet Radio
Listen to handcrafted internet radio. Share your own mix online.
Fans can discover new music & directly support the artists who make it.
Artists can sell their music directly to their fans online.
The Hype Machine
The Hype Machine "keeps track of what music bloggers write about. Our focus is on making the most culturally rich music discovery experience on the web. The Hype Machine does not offer any tracks for download. We provide a list of tracks that are currently being discussed on blogs, not the files themselves."
"Last.fm is a music recommendation service. You use Last.fm by signing up and downloading The Scrobbler, which helps you discover more music based on the songs you play. You can get involved in our community, ...tag tracks, join discussions, learn what’s hot..."
"We work directly with independent musicians world-wide to give you downloads of MP3s and perfect-quality WAV files. We never work with major labels, and our musicians always get 50%. You can listen to every album in its entirety before buying or becoming a member."
Register to use this site. Here you can select music by mood, search for an artist and get a similar artist's station, play your artists, and share your favorite selections on Facebook, Twitter or your blog/website.
Features include various genres, First Listen, album previews, profiles, song of the day, and more.
Free Internet radio that helps you find music similar to that you already like. You can rate songs, and your ratings are considered for future selections.
Rhapsody is more than just internet radio. It is a two-tier subscription service that lets you play exactly the songs you want, wherever you are. There is a large music catalog from which to select and build playlists of your favorite artists.
Smithsonian Global Sound is included in Folkways.
"Spotify offers streaming music from major and independent record labels including Sony, EMI, Warner Music Group, and Universal. Users download Spotify and then log onto their service enabling the on-demand streaming of music. Music can be browsed by artist, album, record label, genre or playlist as well as by direct searches." [CrunchBase]
Top 10 Free Ways to Discover New Music Online
MakeUseOf suggests ways to discover new music: There are two main ways you can do that online.
TuneFind: Find Music from TV and Movies
Browse music from your favorite TV shows and movies.