The websites below are available only from The Colburn School campus. If you have difficultly with access to any of the resources, please let us know!
Colburn School Recordings - coming soon!
Recent ensemble concert recordings from The Colburn School. These recordings must be listened to in the Colburn Library. Ask at the library desk for individual CDs of past performances.
All year long you can enjoy free live concerts, operas, ballets with the greatest artists of our time on our audio-visual platform. These live events are then available for a limited time on our website. Since its opening in 2008, medici.tv has built an international reputation by broadcasting over 200 classical music events and by connecting a community of aficionados from over 180 countries. Also includes Video on Demand!
Database of Recorded American Music. A scholarly resource of recordings, including CD-quality audio, liner notes and essays from New World, Composers Recordings (formerly CRI), and other labels.
NAXOS Music Library
The most comprehesive classical music library online. The resource includes hundreds of labels and contains titles spanning medieval through contemporary music; modern, jazz, electronic world music, and more. NAXOS Music Library is continually updated and adds hundred of CDs each year. NAXOS also has an I Phone app, new this year!
Classical Music Library
Classical Music Library is the world's largest multi-label database of classical music recordings for listening and learning in libraries. The growing collection of 50,000-plus tracks includes recordings from the world's greatest labels, including Hyperion, Bridge Records, Sanctuary Classics, Artemis-Vanguard, Hänssler Classic, Vox and many more.
Smithsonian Global Sound
Virtual encyclopedia of the world's musical and aural traditions, housed within the Smithsonian Folkways record archive.
American Song is a history database that allows people to hear and feel the music from America's past.The database includes songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys. Included in the database are the songs of Civil Rights, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, anti-war protests, and more.
Library of Congress National Jukebox The Library of Congress presents the National Jukebox, which makes historical sound recordings available to the public free of charge. The Jukebox includes recordings from the extraordinary collections of the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation and other contributing libraries and archives.
Dance in Video
Includes ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, and improvisational dance, as well as forerunners of the forms and the pioneers of modern concert dance. Includes 233 videos, equalling 175 hours.