Streaming Audio/Video

Music Online [Alexander Street]

Cross-searchable database of Alexander Street Press products (American Song, Contemporary World Music, Dance in Video, Jazz Music Library, Opera in Video, Smithsonian Global Sound, etc.)

Jazz Music Library [Alexander Street]

Streaming audio, with access by performer, ensemble, genre, instrument, recording date, song title, etc. - from traditional to contemporary jazz.

American Song [Alexander Street]
Dates of Coverage: 
1700s - 1960

Streaming audio; songs by and about miners, native Americans, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers & cowboys. Genres include country, folk, bluegrass, Western, old time, blues, gospel & shape note singing. With liner notes.

Contemporary World Music [Alexander Street]

Streaming audio; emphasis on fusion, world beat, reggae, Balkanic jazz, African film, Bollywood, Arab swing & jazz, etc. Includes Topic, Playasound, Budamusique, Air Mail , Manuiti, Crossing, Lyrichord, Navras, and INEDIT labels.

BBC Television Shakespeare

Streaming video; BBC production of every Shakespeare play.

Opera in Video [Alexander Street]

Streaming video of major opera performances, including staged productions, interviews & documentaries. Represents the world's best performers, conductors & opera houses.

Dance in Video: Vol.1 & 2 [Alexander Street]

Streaming video of dance productions & documentaries by the most influential performers & companies of the 20th century in ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental & improvisational dance.

10/10/14 eas - now includes vol.2

Theatre in Video [Alexander Street]

Streaming video of definitive performances of the world's leading plays, and film documentaries. Users can bookmark specific scenes, monologues and staging.

Naxos Spoken Word Library

Streaming audio for literature, poetry, abridged versions of classic texts and non-fiction.


Streaming audio (CD-quality, 192kbps/MP4), from New World Records, CRI, Albany, Artifact, Cedille, Cold Blue, Deep Listening, Frog Peak, Innova, Lovely, Mode, Mutable, Open Space, Pogus, XI and many other labels.

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