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Classical Music Library

Streaming classical music service that enables listening and learning on campus and home computers. Includes c. 15,000 recordings, along with program notes, composer biographies, and images cross-referenced to the recordings. You may also purchase recordings in digital or CD format.

Search Classical Music Library, American Song, and Smithsonian Global Sound in one interface through Music & Performing Arts (Alexander Street Press).

Resource Type(s): Audio Collection 
Mobile Accessmobile phone image This resource is mobile-enabled
Mobile App Click here for the mobile app

Wherever you see the “send to mobile” icon mobile phone image, you are able to obtain a "shortlink" to enable playback on your mobile device.

Music Online provides several ways to send a shortlink to your mobile device:

  • We can send a shortlink as a text SMS message to your device.
  • We can email a shortlink to a specific address which you can then pick up on your device
  • You can enter a shortlink directly into your mobile device's web browser
  • On supported devices, you can also have your device read a special barcode, or QR-Code, directly from your computer screen.

Streaming service is currently available for:

  • Apple iPhone on 3G network or better
  • Mobile Device with Android OS
Access information: Resource is available on-campus or off-campus via EZProxy; Click the resource name to access it or here for off-campus instructions.
Fulltext: This resource does not provide direct access to fulltext content.
Vendor Name:Alexander Street Press
Research Guides: Music
Update Frequency:continuous
Special usage notes:

For listening in the Fine Arts Library, you will need to check out headphones from the Media Center. Personal headphones may also be used and will be required for listening in other campus libraries. Download and purchase of recordings require the user to create an account and pay with appropriate credit; this activity is best done from home computers.