Berliner Philharmoniker Digital Concert Hall
Berliner Philharmoniker Digital Concert Hall offers classical music’s finest conductors and soloists performing with the Berliner Philharmoniker in HD video—live, on-demand or on mobile devices, wherever you are. Includes access to hundreds of exclusive concert recordings, vocal works by all the great composers from all classical periods, artist interviews, feature-length documentaries and insightful concert introductions from the Berliner Philharmonikers programme books.
The BroadwayHD collection allows users to watch and learn from writers, directors, and actors recognized by the Tony Awards and the Pulitzer Prize. Ideal for theatre, drama, music, and even literature studies, this anywhere-anytime collection includes recordings of premium performances of plays and musicals from the New York theatre scene.
Classical Music Library
An ever-growing, fully searchable classical music resource a comprehensive database of distinguished classical recordings. It includes tens of thousands of licensed recordings that users can listen to on the internet. The audio selections are cross-referenced to a database of supplementary reference information. Unlike other resources on the web, Classical Music Library is the only audio service developed exclusively with the needs of librarians in mind. It’s also the only dedicated library resource offering music licensed from major labels.
Classical Performance in Video
Nearly 2,000 videos of instrumental and vocal music performances and related documentaries.
Contemporary World Music
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.
Dance in Video
Dance in Video contains dance productions and documentaries by many influential performers and companies of the 20th century, available online in streaming video. Selections cover ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, and improvisational dance, as well as pioneers of modern concert dance. This release includes 768 works, equaling 501 hours.
DRAM (Database of Recorded American Music)
A collection of sound recordings documenting American music largely ignored by the 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.
Films on Demand
A comprehensive, curriculum-focused video subscription providing unlimited access to thousands of videos. Films On Demand has content that will both educate and entertain students and researchers on a wide range of curricular subjects, including history, biology, business and economics, engineering, computer science, technical and trade skills, art and architecture, music and dance, philosophy and religion, geography, environmental science, anthropology, language and literature, mathematics, psychology, sociology, political science, and more.
Jazz Music Library
Music Online: Jazz Music Library is the largest and most comprehensive collection of streaming jazz available online — with thousands of jazz artists, ensembles, albums, and genres.
Kanopy is a streaming video resource with a broad collection of over 26,000 films on every subject imaginable and from leading producers such as Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, New Day Films, HBO California Newsreel, Kino Lorber, PBS, BBC, First Run Features, The Video Project, Media Education Foundation, Documentary Education Resources.
Music Online: Listening Plus is a multidisciplinary collection of audiovisual content that touches on the curriculum needs and researchers alike to analyze unique and valuable content from over 500 producers. Includes Classical Music, American Song, Jazz Music, Smithsonian Global Sound, Popular Music, and Contemporary World Music.
Medici.tv EDU is a high definition audiovisual platform specialized in classical music, opera and dance, which offers a reference catalog of 1,900 music videos and over 120 live broadcasts every year from the most prestigious venues.
Met Opera on Demand
Met Opera on Demand offers Florida State University users instant access to more than 600 full-length Met performances, including stunning HD videos from the Met’s award-winning Live in HD series of movie theater transmissions, classic telecasts from the 1970s, ‘80s, and ‘90s, and hundreds of radio broadcasts dating back to 1935. The site and its content are fully accessible on most mobile devices (smartphones and tablets) directly through the website as well. All videos include English subtitles, and recent HD videos include subtitles in French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and/or Swedish. New titles are added every month, with most of the Met’s Live in HD programs coming online a few months after their live transmission date. Every opera includes an English synopsis, with synopses in multiple languages available for many operas.
Naxos Music Library Jazz is one of the most comprehensive collections of Jazz music available online. It offers over 250,123 tracks of jazz from more than 23,484 albums. Naxos Music Library Jazz comprises the catalogues of 22 labels of Fantasy Jazz, Warner Jazz and over 520 other labels. US-based Fantasy has the world’s deepest jazz catalogue and offers the very best in blues and R&B.
Naxos Music Library
The most comprehensive collection of classical music available online. It includes the complete Naxos and Marco Polo catalogues of over 1,452,000+ tracks, including Classical music, Opera, Jazz, World, Folk and Chinese music. Whilst listening, you can read notes on the works being played as well as biographical information on composers or artists in Naxos’s extensive database.
Naxos Video Library
Streaming video library of over 1,300 full-length classical music performances, operas, ballets, live concerts, and documentaries. Subtitles available for selected works. One can search not only by composer and artist, but also by roles, production personnel, and venues.
On the Boards
On the Boards is a center for contemporary performance located in Seattle, WA. Launched in January 2010, OntheBoards.tv is a website for HD-quality contemporary performance films available for stream viewing via our university subscription. Filmed at On the Boards, as well as peer theaters across the country, the performances present a snapshot of the new works by current leaders in dance, theater and music.
Routledge Performance Archive
The Routledge Performance Archive provides exclusive access to an unprecedented and continually expanding range of streamed video and audio footage from performance practitioners past and present paired with relevant critical commentary delivered directly to the classroom, rehearsal hall, library and desktop or digital device.
Smithsonian Global Sound
Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries, produced in partnership with Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, is a virtual encyclopedia of the world’s musical and aural traditions. The collection provides educators, students, and interested listeners with an unprecedented variety of online resources that support the creation, continuity, and preservation of diverse musical forms.