Music & Movies

Freegal Music (e-music)

Freegal is a downloadable music service which provides access to the catalog of artists in Sony Music Entertainment including Independent Online Distribution Alliance. Library cardholders can download five songs a week using their barcode and PIN. Freegal works with any MP3 device, including iPods. Helpful tips before you get started.

Music Online (e-music)

Stream music across all the key musical genres:

  • Classical: All major genres and time periods from medieval to contemporary, from choral works to symphonies, operas, and the avant-garde.
  • Jazz: All major genres including vocal jazz, bebop, acid jazz, big band, modern jazz, and more.
  • World: Music from 169 countries and more than 1,000 cultural groups.
  • American: Country, folk, jazz, bluegrass, Western, old time, American Indian, blues, gospel, and R&B.
  • Popular: Wide range of popular music from around the world including alternative, country, Christian, electronic, hip-hop, metal, punk, new age, R&B, reggae, rock, soundtracks and many more.

Oxford Music Online

A gateway offering users the ability to access and cross-search multiple music reference resources in one location. Contains the Grove Music Online, as well as The Oxford Dictionary of Music, and The Oxford Companion to Music.

Technical Note: Through a partnership with Sibelius notation software, over 500 of Grove's musical examples are now available in sound as well as notated examples. To listen, a small software plug-in called Scorch is required. Scorch is not yet loaded on public workstations in the library and can only be loaded by an administrator.

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