“Music Online is the LexisNexis of music, and it may make the use of many traditional library resources unnecessary.”—Booklist
Alexander Music Online, available from our Music databases page, gives you streaming access to one of the largest, most diverse catalog of online music content in the world currently including:
Classical Music Over 120,000 classical music recordings from EMI, Decca, Deutsche Grammophon, Hyperion, Artemis- Vanguard, Sanctuary Classics, Vox covering all major genres and time periods from medieval to contemporary, from choral works to symphonies, operas and the avant-garde.
Jazz 130,000 tracks make this the most comprehensive collection of jazz available online. Includes the most renowned jazz artists, performances , record labels of vocal jazz, bebop, acid jazz, big band music, modern jazz, and and record labels such as Verve, GR , Impulse!
Popular Music contains a wide range of popular music from around the world, including hundreds of thousands of tracks from major genres in pop music, including alternative, country, Christian, electronic, hip-hop, metal, punk, new age, R&B, reggae, rock, soundtracks and many more.
World Music covers music from almost 170 countries and over 1,000 cultural groups. In addition to an extensive folk music collection, World Music features content from a host of genres – reggae, hip-hop, rap, electronic, spoken word, and opera to name a few.
American Music a suite of online audio recordings including country, folk, jazz, bluegrass, Western, old time, American Indian, blues, gospel, R&B and shape note singing.
Beside these core genres you will find hundreds more from alternative rock to zydeco.
Alexander Music Online can be accessed both from home and in the library. So get streaming today and discover a whole new world of FREE music with Wellington City Libraries.