Dance productions and documentaries by the most influential performers and companies of the 20th century. Selections cover ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, modern and improvisational dance.
Updated regularly until completion. Contains over 700 dance productions and documentaries by the most influential performers and companies of the 20th century. Selections cover performances of 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 and experimental works from up-and-coming dance troupes.
Online listening for more than 4,000 albums from Albany Records, New World Records, Composers Recordings, Inc. (CRI) and other labels.
A digital library of recordings of important American and international repertoire. Source materials include CDs, LPs, broadcast tapes and archival recordings. Based on the catalogs of New World and Composers Recordings. Partners include Albany Records, Artifact Recordings, Cedille Records, Cold Blue Music, Deep Listening, Frog Peak Music, innova Recordings, Mutable Music, Pogus Productions, and XI.
In addition to high quality sound files, DRAM has full liner notes, scholarly articles and other research materials.
This streaming service has a catalog of over 30,000 titles covering various educational topics and feature films for some 800 producers including Criterion, Documentary Educational Resources, New Day Films, Media Education, California Newsreel, PBS and others.
Titles streamed by Kanopy are available either directly from the library catalog or from the UT Kanopy interface linked above. Some titles on the UT Kanopy interface are not immediately available to UT community for streaming. Those titles for which we do not hold streaming rights could be requested by filling in a request form. This form would appear on your screen and forwarded to a staff member for consideration. Given our limited funds, we emphasize study and research needs when making purchase decisions.
A multidisciplinary collection of streaming audio with almost 70,000 albums amounting to more than 8 million tracks. Labels include Rounder, Hyperion and Chandos. Includes Smithsonian Folkways Recordings label and archival audio collections of Folkways Records, Cook, Dyer-Bennet, Fast Folk, Monitor, and Paredon.
Video of 250 commonly studied operas from contemporary productions featuring the world's best performers, conductors, and opera houses.
Updated regularly until completion. Scheduled to contain 250 of the most important opera performances, captured on video through staged productions, interviews, and documentaries. Selections represent the world’s best performers, conductors, and opera houses and are based on a work’s importance to the operatic canon. The collection presents an overview of the most commonly studied operas in music history, opera literature, and performance classes. 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.
Performances will cover the full range of operatic composition, from the Baroque to the 20th century.
Specially developed controlled vocabularies let users browse by composer, genre, performer, ensemble, time period, and role.