This collection is a virtual encyclopedia of the world's musical and aural traditions, providing access to a variety of online resources that support the creation, continuity, and preservation of diverse musical forms.
The Great 78 Project is a community project for the preservation, research and discovery of 78rpm records. It is a partnership between the ARChive of Contemporary Music and Internet Archive that digitizes and preserves rare and lesser known audio content.
The Berliner Philharmoniker Digital Concert hall provides more than 40 live concerts per season. In addition, there is access to archived performances, as well as interviews and documentaries. Access note: Log in required. Register for a free account with your colorado.edu email address. Must use VPN to access this database from off campus.
Trial through May 31, 2020. Video collections include: BBC Drama Films, National Theatre Collection, Donmar Shakespeare Trilogy on Screen, Classic Spring Oscar Wilde Collection, Shakespeare's Globe on Screen, RSC Live Collection, Hollow Crown, Stage on Screen, Maxine Peake as Hamlet, Shakespeare in the Present, and Shakespeare’s Heroes and Villains
Kanopy offers over 8,500 streaming films, documentaries, educational and training videos from an array of producers and distributors including BBC Active and Criterion Collection/Janus films. All videos work on PCs with Flash, iPads, iPhones, and mobile devices.
Music Online: Opera in Video contains five hundred hours of the most important opera performances, captured on video through staged productions, interviews, and documentaries. Selections represent the world’s best performers, conductors, and opera houses and are based on a work’s importance to the operatic canon.
Music Online: Classical Music in Video will contain 1,000 hours of classical music performances and masterclasses captured on video—approximately 1,500 performances in all. The collection will contain performances of all forms of classical music, including major orchestral performances by leading orchestras, plus chamber music, oratorio, and solo performances, along with masterclasses and interviews with master teachers from around the world.
The Howard B. Waltz Music Library is home to tens of thousands of sound and video recordings. The best way to find them is by searching the library catalog. Enter keywords for ensembles, performers, or composition title.