Multimedia collections of digitized documents, photographs, recorded sound, moving pictures, and text from the Library of Congress's Americana collections
Multimedia collections of digitized documents, photographs, recorded sound, moving pictures, and text from the Library of Congress's Americana collections. Part of the National Digital Library Program.
Image database covering architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, and design as well as many other forms of visual culture. Select "Search and Browse for Images" to begin using the database.
An excellent and freely-available image database with an emphasis on fashion, clothing and theatrical images. The images are digitized from primary sources in the collections of The New York Public Library, including illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints and photographs, illustrated books, and printed ephemera.
Nearly 2,300 albums worth of recordings. Genres include folk,, opera, Native American, jazz, classical, early rock, musical theater, contemporary, and electronic
DRAM's collection contains nearly 2,300 albums worth of recordings from a distinctive set of 15 independent labels. From folk to opera, Native American to jazz, 19th century classical to early rock, musical theater, contemporary, electronic and beyond.
86 selections from the Metropolitan Opera’s Live in HD series.
The Met Opera on Demand catalog currently contains 86 selections from the company’s groundbreaking Live in HD series, which uses multiple cameras, advanced technology, and innovative direction to capture the excitement and power of live opera. The series’ popular intermission features, which take viewers behind the scenes for exclusive interviews with the stars of each production, are included with each title.
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Comprehensive database in streaming audio, video, reference, and scores on the web
With Music Online, Alexander Street Press aims to provide the most comprehensive database in streaming audio, video, reference, and scores on the web. Music Online allows users cross search all of the music databases published by Alexander Street Press. Includes Classical Music Library, American Song, Contemporary World Music, Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, Jazz Music Library, Smithsonian Global Sound.