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Bring the sound of the world into your home

Bring the sound of the world into your home

March 13, 2015

Arts, Music:

With the global sounds of WOMADelaide still vibrating in the air, it seems like a good time to draw your attention to one of our most fascinating eresources, the Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries database from Alexander Street Press; full of beautiful and unexpected pleasures and treasures from around the world.

Music here, there and everywhere: on a stream near you!

Music here, there and everywhere: on a stream near you!

June 13, 2014

Arts, Music, Popular music:

It is simply amazing the type of library we can have in our own homes, and without taking up all that shelf space!   This opera gala from Cologne comes… Read More ›

From American Indian to Afro-Pop.

From American Indian to Afro-Pop.

April 7, 2014

Arts, Music:

Two music databases published by Alexander Street Press that you can explore are American Song and Contemporary World Music. American Song is described as a history database that allows people to hear… Read More ›

Listening Post Sounds: Carrie, Chameleons, Chicken Walk – Bring it on!

Listening Post Sounds: Carrie, Chameleons, Chicken Walk – Bring it on!

August 7, 2013

Arts, Music, Musicals:

Some recent CD arrivals feature on the Listening Posts in Arts. They include latest releases in opera, musical theatre, jazz & blues, popular & world music. The online catalogue indicates… Read More ›

Listening Post Sounds: Carrie, Chameleons, Chicken Walk – Bring it on!

Listening Post Sounds: Carrie, Chameleons, Chicken Walk – Bring it on!

August 2, 2013

Arts, Music, Musicals, Popular music:

Some recent CD arrivals feature on the Listening Posts in Arts. They include latest releases in opera, musical theatre, jazz & blues, popular & world music. The online catalogue indicates which… Read More ›

Music and video online: from Elvis to Tunisia……

Music and video online: from Elvis to Tunisia……

May 31, 2013

Arts, Film, Music, Popular music:

A few selections from our ever-growing range of audio and video streaming services….. There is a select band of performers whose reputations just seems to grow and grow as the… Read More ›

World Music and American Song now available online

World Music and American Song now available online

May 1, 2013

Arts, Music:

This modern, digital world of ours can be a wonderful place, and that’s no more evident than in resources such as these where you can click yourself through to an… Read More ›

Ravi Shankar and the music of the world

Ravi Shankar and the music of the world

June 25, 2012

Arts, Music:

Don’t you love it when something comes along, quite unexpectedly, and just knocks your socks off? Taking a punt (as one should every so often) I recently bought a recording… Read More ›