Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries

Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries
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Description:

Online collection of recorded sound, including folk, popular, classical and world music, speeches, and oral histories, delivered via streaming audio.

 

Browse by musical instrument, geographic area, or topic, e.g. American folk traditions, blues, bluegrass and old-time country, American Indian traditions, world traditions (by continent), jazz, classical, spoken word, sound effects.

 

Historical content includes: ballads from the American Revolution, War of 1812, or the American Civil War; freedom and protest songs from the Civil Rights era; songs from the Slave Coast; Canada's history in song. Spoken word content includes: speeches, biography, memoir, drama (e.g. ancient Greek tragedies), poetry, language instruction.

Publisher:Alexander Street Press,
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Alternative:Global sound.
Subjects:Anthropology | Communication Studies | Education | History | Indigenous Peoples | Linguistics and Languages | Literature | Music