Resource Type: Streaming Audio

Ethnographic Sound Archives Online

Ethnographic Sound Archives Online brings together over 2,000 hours of previously unpublished historic field recordings from around the world, alongside their supporting field notes and ethnographers’ metadata, opening new paths for the study of music in its cultural context.

Popular Music Library

Popular music from around the world, including hundreds of thousands of tracks from major genres in pop music, including alternative, country, Christian, electronic, hip-hop, metal, punk, new age, R&B, reggae, rock, soundtracks and many more.

Naxos Musical Library Jazz

A collection of streaming jazz recordings. Naxos Music Library Jazz comprises Naxos Jazz and the 22 labels of Fantasy Jazz along with Prophone and Proprius.

Smithsonian Global Sound

Streaming audio of music, spoken word (including speeches and readings of literary texts), and sounds. Coverage crosses geographic areas and historical periods.

Music Online

A cross search of all the streaming audio provided by Alexander Street Press.

Naxos Music Library

Streaming audio of classical music, plus some world music and jazz. Includes brief discussions of the works and biographical information on composers and artists.

Jazz Music Library

Streaming audio of jazz recordings throughout the twentieth century, plus liner notes.

Classical Music Library

Streaming audio of classical music written from the earliest times through the contemporary period.