Research Topics

Alexander St Press- American Song
A history database that allows people to hear and feel the music from America's past.
http://ezproxy.sfpl.org/login?url=http://amso.alexanderstreet.com
Alexander St Press- Classical Music Library
Browse by Time Periods, Composers, Instruments and more.
http://ezproxy.sfpl.org/login?url=http://clmu.alexanderstreet.com/
Alexander St Press- Contemporary World Music
Delivers the sounds of all regions from every continent.
http://ezproxy.sfpl.org/login?url=http://womu.alexanderstreet.com
Alexander St Press- Jazz Music Library
Largest & most comprehensive collection of streaming jazz online.
http://ezproxy.sfpl.org/login?url=http://jazz.alexanderstreet.com/
Alexander St Press- Music Online
Audio and video that spans time periods, artists, composers, choreographers, and ensembles.
http://ezproxy.sfpl.org/login?url=http://music.alexanderstreet.com/
Alexander St Press- Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries
A virtual encyclopedia of the world's musical and aural traditions.
http://ezproxy.sfpl.org/login?url=http://glmu.alexanderstreet.com/
AllMusic
Music reviews, biographies, and recommendations.
http://www.allmusic.com/
Creative Commons Music Communities
Need a copyright free song for your music or film project? Get it here.
https://creativecommons.org/music-communities
Dorothy Starr Sheet Music Collection
SFPL's great sheet music collection.
http://sflib1.sfpl.org:84/
Hoopla eMusic
Stream the latest music on almost any device.
https://www.hoopladigital.com/browse?kind=music
MTV Online Radio
Great free music to listen to while doing your homework!
http://www.mtv.com/music/
Music Index | (Ebsco)
A complete guide to music writings, with digitized content since 1970.
http://ezproxy.sfpl.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=mah
Overdrive
Download music to various devices.
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/673083D0-069D-49C2-8DA4-84FC595B7F5A/10/50/en/Subjects03.htm
Oxford Music Online
Articles on composers, performers, conductors, and all other things music.
http://ezproxy.sfpl.org/login?url=http://www.oxfordmusiconline.com/subscriber/
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame - Story of Rock
Includes rock and roll news, artist interviews and performance notes.
http://rockhall.com/story-of-rock/
San Francisco Symphony – Watch, Listen and Learn
Videos, podcasts and archival recordings from the San Francisco Symphony.
http://www.sfsymphony.org/Watch-Listen-Learn.aspx
SFJAZZ
Advancing the art of jazz through concerts, educational programs and more.
http://www.sfjazz.org/