New! Music and Performing Arts Channel

Auckland Libraries is now providing access for library members to the exciting database Music and Performing Arts Channel  through the Digital Library. This database is a diverse collection of music and dance content that serves students, researchers, and music lovers alike. It includes hundreds of genres from alternative rock to zydeco and from alternative dance to operatic arias, and encompasses a wide range of materials including videos of live performances, audio recordings, instructional films, and previously unpublished works from acclaimed playwrights, performance posters, video interviews, and choreography.

The database includes the following collections:
  • African American Music Reference
  • American Song
  • Classical Music in Video
  • Classical Music Library
  • Classical Music Reference Library
  • Classical Scores Library: Volumes I, II, III and IV
  • Contemporary World Music
  • Dance in Video: Volumes I and II
  • The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music
  • Jazz Music Library
  • Opera in Video
  • Popular Music Library
  • Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries.  

With Music and Performing Arts Channel you can do amazing things:
  • Watch searchable transcripts that run alongside almost all titles
  • Search and browse by title, instrument, performers, composers, publishers, time periods, genres, people and playlists
  • Watch videos on-the-go with most handheld devices 
  • Create, annotate, and organize clips and playlists
  • Cross-search other Alexander Street music products
  • Export citations. 

Explore and enjoy this amazing resource!


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