Music

Organs and Churches of Hungary, Austria and the Czech Republic

Description

This collection contains photographs of historical pipe organs in Hungary, Austria and the Czech Republic. Most of these images have appeared in the book Sacred Spaces of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, written by Bela and Jan Feher. The book reflects a conscious effort to represent both the church/venue and the organ. The collection is sponsored by the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance.

Type
Images
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/31048
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Encyclopedia of African American Music

Description

Showcases all facets of African American music including folk, religious, concert and popular styles. Includes more than 500 in-depth entries by more than 100 scholars on a vast range of topics such as genres, styles, individuals, groups, and collectives as well as historical topics such as music of the Harlem Renaissance, the Black Arts Movement, the Civil Rights Movement, and numerous others.

Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/30052
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International Computer Music Conference Proceedings

Alternative Titles
ICMC Proceedings
Description

The International Computer Music Association (ICMA) is an international affiliation of individuals and institutions involved in the technical, creative, and performance aspects of computer music. It serves composers, computer software and hardware developers, researchers, and musicians who are interested in the integration of music and technology.

The International Computer Music Conference (ICMC) is the preeminent annual international gathering for computer music composers and researchers. The ICMC interweaves peer-reviewed paper presentations with concerts of new computer music, creating a vital synthesis of science, technology, and the art of music.

Each ICMC produces a Concert Program and Proceedings. The Proceedings is the collection of peer-reviewed papers and studio reports presented at each ICMC.

Type
E-Journal(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11883
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Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians

Description

This is an online version of the 2001 edition of this classic reference work. Provides more than 15,000 biographies of people in all realms of music, spanning the medieval ages to the present. Covers all musical genres, with new entries written by a distinguished group of area specialists as well as the original articles by Nicolas Slonimsky. This work continues the tradition of offering the most comprehensive and authoritative information on musicians, along with interesting and insightful evaluations of their contributions to the musical world.

Type
Dictionary
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11823
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Naxos Video Library

Description

Naxos Video Library is a performing arts video library with over 1,600 operas, ballets, documentaries, live concerts, and musical tours of historic places. It includes the Naxos DVD label, Opus Arte, Arthaus, Dacapo, EuroArts, and other labels and is continuously updated to offer the best selection of performing arts videos.

Key features include:
Over 1600 full-length videos, available anytime, anywhere
Create custom clips: edit and add them to individual playlists
Subtitles available in 5 languages
Search videos by category, role, composer, artist, production personnel, work, venue or festival
Access pre-defined video chapters and other points of interest including individual arias and scene breaks
View video as Full Screen, 2/3 Screen or 1/4 Screen
Videos stream at 700 Kbps (standard quality) and 2 Mbps (high quality)
Libretto/text included when available

Type
Video
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11777
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Classical Music in Video

Description

When complete, 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 contains performances of all forms of classical music, including major orchestral performances by leading orchestras, plus chamber music, oratorios, and solo performances, along with masterclasses and interviews with master teachers from around the world. This release contains more than 1100  works.

Type
Video
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11755
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OntheBoards.tv

Alternative Titles
On the Boards
OtB
ontheboards
ontheboards.tv
Description

OntheBoards.tv is an on-demand website for HD-quality contemporary performance films available for streaming, download or mobile viewing. Launched in January 2010, this first-of-its-kind site brings contemporary work to a wider public by filming top caliber performances with multiple high-definition cameras, editing the film collaboratively with the artists, and delivering them online as feature-length performance films. OntheBoards.tv has more than doubled in size with plans to continue adding multiple new performance films each year. Filmed at On the Boards, as well as in peer theaters across the country, the performances present a snapshot of the best new works by current leaders in dance, theater and music. The films consist of compelling international and northwest contemporary performance, including works by artists who are rarely seen in the US and works that will never be performed again.

Initial Funding for OntheBoards.tv provided by The Wallace Foundation. With additional support from: DanceUSA, National Endowment for the Arts, The Paul G. Allen Foundation and the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

Type
Video
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11749
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British Theatre, Music, and Literature: High and Popular Culture

Alternative Titles
British Theater, Music, and Literature: High and Popular Culture
Nineteenth Century Collections Online
19th Century Collections Online
NCCO
Description

British Theatre, Music, and Literature: High and Popular Culture features a wide range of primary sources related to the arts in the Victorian era, from playbills and scripts to operas and complete scores. These rare documents were sourced from the British Library and other renowned institutions and were curated by experts in British arts history.

This unparalleled collection provides a detailed look at the state of the British art world with manuscripts, compositions, and documents such as personal letters, annotated programs, meeting minutes, and financial records, offering scholars an unmatched glimpse into the inner workings of the arts world and life in Victorian Britain.

Collections in this Archive

  • Archives of the Royal Literary Fund
  • British Playbills, 1754-1882
  • Crystal Palace Handel Triennial
  • Crystal Palace Saturday Concerts
  • Drury Lane Receipts
  • Drury Lane Theatre Archive
  • Drury Lane under Sheridan, 1776-1812: Manuscript Plays and Correspondence
  • English Stage after the Restoration, 1733-1822
  • JW Davison Papers
  • King's Theatre Haymarket Archive
  • Konzert Programm Austausch
  • Oratorio Concert Programmes
  • Popular Literature in 18th and 19th Century Britain, Parts Three-Ten: The Barry Ono Collection of Bloods and Penny Dreadfuls
  • Popular Literature in 18th and 19th Century Britain, Part Two: The Sabine Baring-Gould and Thomas Crampton Collections
  • Queen's Hall Programmes
  • Royal Albert Hall
  • Royal Philharmonic Society Archive
  • Royal Philharmonic Society Music Manuscripts
  • Sir George Smart Papers
  • Sir George Smart Programmes
  • St James Hall Monday/Saturday Popular Concerts
  • Wandering Minstrels Archive
Type
Subject Gateway
Text Collection
Coverage
Nineteenth Century
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11683
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Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive

Alternative Titles
EIMA
Description

Complete runs of major trade and consumer magazines, from their inception to 2000. Ideal for scholars studying:

  • The economics of the entertainment industry
  • Production, marketing and reception of films or music albums
  • Factors surrounding the emergence of subcultures such as punk, two-tone or grunge
  • Culture, politics and social change in dynamic eras such as the 1960s

Each magazine can be browsed cover-to-cover in full-page, full-text format. Users are able to search for original reviews, interviews, industry news, listings, charts and features relating to the full range of popular media using advanced search and retrieval functionality.

  • Includes key trade and mass-market consumer magazines – weekly and monthly issues
  • Approximately 2.5 million pages digitized in high resolution color and fully searchable
  • Complete backfiles support analysis of trends in popular culture across the entire 20th century
  • Covers the entire entertainment industry, including film, television, popular music, radio, theatre, and performing arts, with a focus on the US and the UK
  • Cross-searchable with historical databases on the all-new ProQuest platform

Titles include:

  • American Film (1975-1992)
  • Back Stage (1960-2000)
  • Beat, The (1982-2000)
  • Billboard (1894-2000)
  • Broadcast (1960-2000)
  • Broadcasting & Cable (1931-2000)
  • Disc (1958-1975)
  • Film Journal International (1934-2000)
  • Film Weekly (1928-1939)
  • Melody Maker (1926-2000)
  • Mixmag (1983-2000)
  • Musical Express / New Musical Express (1946-2000)
  • Musician (1976-1999)
  • Muzik (1995-2000)
  • Picturegoer (1911-1960)
  • R&R (1973-2000)
  • Rave (1964-1970)
  • Screen International (1975-2000)
  • Stage, The (1880-2000)
  • Variety (1905-2000)
  • Vox (1990-1999)
Type
E-Journal(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11593
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AES E-Library

Alternative Titles
Audio Engineering Society E-Library
Description

Searchable database of articles and papers from 1953 to the present day. Includes full text of all articles from the peer-reviewed Journal of the Audio Engineering Society as well as the Society's convention and conference papers.

Type
Article Index
Database
E-Journal(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11353
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