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2nd Floor, West Pattee
Penn State University
Phone: 814-865-3616
Fax: 814-863-7502

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Music and Media Center
2nd Floor, West Pattee
Phone: 814-865-3616

News and Microforms Library
21 W Pattee (ground floor of Pattee Library, West Entrance, near MacKinnon's Cafe)
814-863-0377

Architecture and Landscape Architecture Library
111 Stuckeman Family Building
University Park, PA 16802-1921
phone: 814-865-3614 

 

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Music Audio and Video Databases

Streamed music audio and video are available to Penn State University students, faculty, and staff through the following databases provided by the University Libraries.

Naxos Music Library

Naxos Music Library streams classical music tracks from more than 88,150 CDs. Hundreds of new CDs are added every month. Apps are available for your mobile device: consult the Naxos Music Library website.

Naxos Music Library-Jazz

Naxos Music Library Jazz streams over 65,000 tracks of jazz from more than 6,000 albums, including the catalogs of Blue Notes Records, 22 labels of Fantasy Jazz and over 150 other labels. Apps are available for your mobile device: consult the  Naxos Music Library website.

DRAM (Database of Recorded American Music)

DRAM (formerly the Database of Recorded American Music) streams audio from over two dozen independent record labels that reflect the diversity of 20th- and 21st-century American classical music. The collection includes all recordings from the labels New World Records and Composers Recordings, Inc. (CRI) as well as other recordings of aesthetic and historical value largely ignored by the commercial marketplace. Liner notes and cover art are included. DRAM is a not-for-profit, online music database dedicated to preserving and disseminating important music recordings that may be difficult or impossible to obtain by other means. To ensure that your computer is set up to listen, please consult the publisher's technical requirements.

Dance in Video

Dance in Video streams video recordings of dance productions and documentaries. The focus is on 20th-century dance. To ensure that your computer is set up to listen, please consult the publisher's technical requirements.

Opera in Video

Opera in Video streams video recordings of opera productions and documentaries. Coverage is from the baroque era through the 20th century. To ensure that your computer is set up to listen, please consult the publisher's technical requirements.