Streaming Video

Classical Music in Video
Description: Classical Music in Video currently contains over 730 videos of classical music performances and masterclasses. The collection includes 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. Also available through Music & Performing Arts, a cross-searchable portal of audio and video products from Alexander Street Press.
Access: Limited to authorized UM users (through validated sign-on).

Naxos Video Library
Description: Naxos Video Library is a performing arts video library currently containing over 1,300 operas, ballets, documentaries, live concerts, and musical tours of historic places.
Access: Limited to authorized UM users (through validated sign-on).

Opera in Video
Description: Opera in Video currently contains almost 300 opera performances, captured on video through staged productions, interviews, and documentaries. The collection presents an overview of the most commonly studied operas in music history, opera literature, and performance classes. Selections represent the world's best performers, conductors, and opera houses and are based on a work's importance to the operatic canon. Performances cover the full range of operatic composition, from the Baroque to the 20th century. Multiple performances and stagings worldwide of the major operas allow for analysis of stage design, vocal techniques, roles, and musical interpretation across time periods, opera houses, and conductors. Also available through Music & Performing Arts, a cross-searchable portal of audio and video products from Alexander Street Press.
Access: Limited to authorized UM users (through validated sign-on).

Dance in Video
Description: Dance in Video contains 700 dance productions and documentaries by the most influential performers and companies of the 20th century. Selections cover ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, and improvisational dance, as well as forerunners of the forms and the pioneers of modern concert dance. Included are classic performances from top ballet companies; experimental works from up-and-coming dance troupes; documentaries by and about leading choreographers; videos on dance training; and other items covering a wide range of 20th century dance styles. Also available through Music & Performing Arts, a cross-searchable portal of audio and video products from Alexander Street Press.
Access: Limited to authorized UM users (through validated sign-on).

Theatre in Video
Description: Provides streaming video access to original productions of plays, along with film documentaries on the subject of theater. The current release contains over 400 titles. Also available through Music & Performing Arts, a cross-searchable portal of audio and video products from Alexander Street Press.
Access: Limited to authorized UM users (through validated sign-on).

BBC Shakespeare Plays
Description: Provides streaming video access to all 37 Shakespeare plays, unabridged, performed by renowned British actors and originally broadcast on BBC2 between 1978 and 1985.
Access: Limited to authorized UM users (through validated sign-on).

OntheBoards.tv
Description: Provides streaming video access to contemporary theatre performances filmed at On the Boards in Seattle, WA, as well as in peer theaters across the country. The performances present a snapshot of the best new works by some of the most provocative artists working in dance, theater, and music.
Access: Limited to authorized UM users (through validated sign-on).

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Last modified: 04/16/2014