Mason Library subscribes to several streaming audio services that are available to patrons present in the library as well as KSC
students and faculty.
To learn more, explore the links below or visit the Music subject guide for a comprehensive overview of Mason Library's music resources.
A repository of America's most historically significant speeches. Includes 5,000+ landmark speeches by political, religious, and cultural figures captured in print, audio, and audiovisual formats. New feature is a Movie Speeches page.
Part of Music Online, a service of Alexander Street Press. Streaming audio. Much more than a repository of well known classics like Yankee Doodle and The Star Spangled Banner, this new resource includes music that relates to almost every walk of American life, every ethnic group, and every time period. Includes songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys, as well as the songs of Civil Rights, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, and anti-war protests.
Classical Music Library
Streaming audio from Alexander Street Press. Classical music from labels including ASV, Bridge, EMI, Hyperion, Nimbus, Vox, and two dozen more. Listen online to thousands of music tracks; browse by composer, conductor, instrument, genre, category, many more. Includes themed playlists, or create your own. Licensed for use by the KSC community, both on and off campus.
Classical Music Library
Part of Music Online, a service of Alexander Street Press. Streaming audio. Genres include contemporary reggae, worldbeat, neo-traditional, world fusion, Balkanic jazz, African film, Bollywood, Arab swing and jazz, and other genres. Traditional music such as Indian classical, fado, flamenco, klezmer, zydeco, gospel, gagaku is also featured.
Jazz Music Library
Part of Music Online, a service of Alexander Street Press. Streaming audio. A huge collection of jazz artists. Labels include Audiophile, Concord Jazz, Contemporary Records, Fantasy, Jazzology, Milestone, Nessa Records, Original Jazz Classics, Pablo, and Prestige. Pdf liner notes availabe.
Naxos Music Library
The world's largest online classical music library. Currently, it offers streaming audio for more than 34,850 CDs with more than 496,200 tracks. On average, 500 new CDs are added to the library every month. Includes the catalogs of more than 50 classical, jazz and world music labels. Provides synopses of over 700 operas, a pronunciation guide for composer and artist names and a glossary of musical terms.
Naxos Music Library-- Jazz
Includes the Fantasy catalog of Original Jazz Classics and Original Blues Classics. Labels include Contemporary, Pablo, Riverside, Milestone, Prestige, Stax, and many more.