Alexander Street Music Online: Listening
Streaming audio of classical, popular, opera, jazz and world music, Music online also includes, liner notes, biographies, and images.
Music Online consists of 6 music collections
- American Music
- Country, folk, jazz, bluegrass, Western, old time, American Indian, blues, gospel, R&B, and shape note singing. A growing collection of over 6,700 albums.
- Classical Music Library
- All major genres and time periods from medieval to contemporary, from choral works to symphonies, operas, and the avant-garde. Over 14,000 albums.
- Contemporary World Music
- Delivers the sounds of all regions from Bollywood to Balkanic jazz to Arabic swing. Over 16,000 albums.
- Jazz Music Library
- All major genres including vocal jazz, bebop, acid jazz, big band, modern jazz, and more. Over 8,600 albums.
- Popular Music Library
- Wide range of popular music from around the world that is not available in our genre-specific collections.
- Smithsonian Global Sound
- A virtual encyclopedia of the world’s musical and aural traditions — more than 2,900 albums of music, spoken word, and natural and human-made sounds