Monthly Archives: August 2011

Free World Music Download

from Margaret Loebe at Alexander Street Press: August 30, 2011 World Music Download from Alexander Street and Smithsonian Folkways Recordings  “Pretty Saro ” from the album Songs of Love and Politics by Peggy Seeger (SFW40048) Our featured download from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings is “Pretty Saro,” performed by Peggy Seeger. A dominant figure in the folk song movement in the U.S. … Continue reading

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Free Classical Music Download!

Shuberts Trout Quintet! Classical Music Download Franz Schubert’s “The Trout, Piano Quintet in A” Our featured download from Classical Music Library is Franz Schubert’s‘The Trout’, Piano Quintet in A, performed by Jean-Jaques Kantorow, violin, Vladimir Mendelssohn, viola, Jacques Rouvier, piano, Duncan McTier, double bass, and Phillippe Muller, cello. More information about this piece is available on the Music Online blog. All … Continue reading

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Music Conferences of Interest

From MLA-L and AMS-L: CFP:  “Music in the eighteenth Century”, American Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies, San Antonio, TX, March 22-25, 2012CFP: From Nineteenth-Century Stage Melodrama to Twenty-First-Century Film Scoring: Musicodramatic Practice and Knowledge Organization,  Alfred Newman Symposium for Musicological Film Studies, USC Cinematic Arts Library and Warner Bros. Archives, Society for American Music, Institute for Film … Continue reading

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Naxos Music Library adds EMI Classics, Virgin Classics, and Blue Note Records

  from Nick D’Angiolillo at Naxos:       Naxos Music LIbrary and Naxos Music Library – Jazz are adding the entire catalog of EMI Classics, Virgin Classics, and Blue Note Records to its (already vast) online streaming audio services.   So far, more than 225 albums from EMI Classics, are be available in NML … Continue reading

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New Content in Dance in Video!

The Dance in Video collection has been updated with 111 videos/90 hours of dance performances, documentaries, interviews, and technique videos. Dance in Video now contains 600 videos/365 hours of content.from Mary Siegel at Alexander Street Press: New material includes: The Finis Jhung ballet technique videos, documenting beginner, intermediate, and advanced techniques in warm-ups, pointe, turning, … Continue reading

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New Collections at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

from Matthew Snyder, archivist at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts:   The following special collections have recently been processed for the Music Division of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts and are open for research. For more information, contact the Music Division at musicdiv@nypl.org. Titles, finding aid links and abstracts … Continue reading

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Classical Concerts Online! Meet medici.tv!

medici.tv  “The world’s unique concert hall.” FREE LIVE BROADCASTING OF CLASSICAL CONCERTS AT MEDICI.TV Free live concerts, operas, and ballets are streamed live from medici.tv, and are then available for free for a limited time on medici.tv’s website. Concerts available for listening and viewing for free currently include Renee Fleming and Christian Thielemann in an … Continue reading

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Free Classical Music Download!

From Alexander Street Press: Classical Music Download Albert Roussel’s “Symphony No. 3, Op. 42” Our featured download from Classical Music Library is Albert Roussel’sSymphony No. 3, Op. 42, performed by the Orchestre de Bordeaux-Aquitaine, Roberto Benzi, conductor. More information about this piece is available on the Music Online blog. All tracks downloaded through this promotion are owned by Alexander Street Press … Continue reading

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Listen to Music Online: Focus on Spotify

“Everyone loves music.” Spotify, a European company offering streaming online music, finally reached the United States!  Very popular in Europe, Spotify offers a huge listening library of “over fifteen million tracks”.  Listeners can share music and playlists easily.  Spotify works on PCs, MACs, and cellphones, for listening anywhere.  To listen to music on Spotify, one … Continue reading

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Free World Music Download

from Alexander Street and Smithsonian Folkways Recordings “Cowboy Jim” from the album Pioneering Women of Bluegrass, performed by Hazel Dickens & Alice Gerrard (SFW40065)    The featured download from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings is “Cowboy Jim,” performed by Hazel Dickens and Alice Gerrard. When Hazel Dickens and Alice Gerrard recorded these songs in the mid-1960s, bluegrass music was dominated by … Continue reading

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