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Naxos Music Library
Thousands of audio tracks! Includes classical music as well as jazz, new age, educational.
DRAM (Recorded Anthology of American Music)
Currently DRAM's collection contains nearly 2,300 albums worth of recordings from a diverse set of record labels, including New World Records, CRI, Albany, innova, Cedille, XI, Pogus, Deep Listening and Mutable Music.
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Films on Demand
Films Media Group is the leading source of high-quality video and multimedia for academic, vocational and life-skills content. Films Media Group serves the education community through its four brands: Films for the Humanities and Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
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Art of the States
Audio and accompanying essays for a wide range of music from across the United States, focusing on new, unusual and lesser-known repertoire.
CBC Radio 2: Concerts on Demand
Over 800 free concerts, in all genres, from the Canadian Broadcasting Company.
Cylinder Preservation and Digitization Project
A digital collection of nearly 8,000 cylinder recordings held by the University of California at Santa Barbara.
Eduard Alekseyev Fieldwork Collection of the Musical Culture of Yakutia, 1969-1990
Original field recordings by ethnomusicologist Eduard Yefimovich Alekseyev, made in various regions in Russia, primarily representing the musical culture of the Yakut (Sakha) peoples, as well of Crimean Tartar and Ukrainian peoples.
Historical recordings from the Library of Congress.
New Music at Carnegie Hall
Listen to new compositions that have been commissioned by Carnegie Hall.
Free Internet radio offering music in many genres.
Free streaming music in many genres.
Concerts and interviews from the archives of Other Minds, a global new music community.
Sound of the World
From BBC World Service. Charlie Gillett hosted a program of contemporary and classic tracks from around the world.
Sounds of the Met
Over 200 historical recordings of singers who appeared at the Metropolitan Opera.
The Spotify music catalog features an incredible variety of music. You can listen to massive chart hits as well as little-known indie bands, and enjoy all musical genres and styles, from Bach to Björk.
Strachwitz Frontera Collection of Mexican and Mexican American Recordings
The Arhoolie Foundation's digital collection of commercially produced Mexican and Mexican-American recordings, issued on 78 rpm phonograph discs during the first half of the twentieth century.