Databases

Music - Audio

  • Audio database of music from America’s past.

  • An online classical music collection of more than 10,000 tracks.

  • Audio database of music from all regions of every continent.

  • 2,000 hours of previously unpublished field recordings from around the world.

  • Comprehensive collection of streaming jazz.

  • Cross searches all the Alexander Street music databases: audio, text and video.

  • Comprehensive collection of classical music offering over 705,700 tracks of Classical music, Jazz, World, Folk and Chinese music.

  • An aural encyclopedia of the world’s music traditions, produced in partnership with Smithsonian Folkways Recordings.

  • Thousands of examples of the world’s music, dance and other expressive behavior. All of the data and many of the analyses of research into the expressive arts carried out under the direction of Alan Lomax and the anthropologist Conrad Arensberg from 1960 to 1995 at Columbia University and Hunter College.