Provides streaming audio recordings of classical, jazz, and world music from some fifty record labels with access to thousands of CDs with approximately 500 new CDs added per month. Tips for connecting, a video tutorial and an iPhone app are available.
Naxos Music Library World is one of the most comprehensive collections of world music available online. It offers over 60,800* tracks from more than 6,380* albums. Over 13,100* artists are represented. Naxos Music Library World comprises the catalogues of Smithsonian Folkways and many other labels. All this can be accessible from computers in academic libraries, homes, or offices. Naxos Music Library World is owned by Naxos Digital Services US, Incorporated. (*As of April 1, 2016)
A collection of sound recordings documenting American music not generally covered by commercial recording companies. Works can be browsed by work, album or track titles, as well as by artist roles, and date of recording and composition. Some biographical and role information are provided for artists.
Contemporary world music delivers the sounds of all regions from every continent. The database contains important genres such as reggae, worldbeat, neo-traditional, world fusion, Balkanic jazz, African film, Bollywood, Arab swing and jazz and other genres such as traditional music - Indian classical, fado, flamenco, klezmer, zydeco, gospel, gagaku and more.
A performing arts video library of operas, ballets, documentaries, live concerts, and musical tours of historic places. It includes the Naxos DVD label, Opus Arte, Arthaus, Dacapo, EuroArts, among others and is continuously updated.
Streaming videos of important opera performances, captured through staged productions, interviews, and documentaries. Selections represent the world's leading performers, conductors, and opera houses and are based on a work's importance to the operatic canon. BRYN MAWR has the majority but not all videos in this collection.
More than 450 Metropolitan Opera performances streamed online. Dozens of Live in HD productions, classic telecasts from the 1970s, '80s, '90s, and '00s, and hundreds of radio broadcasts dating back to 1936
Streaming video of dance productions and documentaries by influential performers and companies of the 20th century. Selections cover world dance, ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, and improvisational dance, as well as forerunners of the forms and the pioneers of modern concert dance. Videos can be browsed by people, role, ensemble, genre, and venue. Material types include documentaries, editorials, instructional, interviews, and performances.
Intended to be a visual encyclopedia of human behavior and culture. Contains classic and contemporary documentaries; previously unpublished footage from anthropologists and ethnographers in the field; and select feature films. Thematic areas include: language and culture, kinesthetics, food and foraging, economic systems, social stratification, caste systems and slavery, kinship, political organization, conflict and resolution, religion and magic, music and the arts, culture and personality, and sex, gender, and family roles.
This second volume of the Ethnographic Video Online collection focuses closely on current issues such as environmental crises, refugee migration, and endangered languages. Global in scope, the collection features works from a roster of diverse international filmmakers and includes footage from every continent. It will grow to include classic and contemporary documentaries, field recordings, and previously unpublished footage from targeted anthropological archives such as the Grenada Centre of Anthropology at the University of Manchester.
Provides access to streaming documentaries of over 900 titles in the humanities and social sciences produced from 1978-present. Topical coverage includes race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more.