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HY200 Colorado and Its Histories: Music

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Browse by place or historical event. Like many primary source databases, streaming music databases offer robust browsing options.

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You can download music from Tutt Library's music databases to your MP3 player for 24-hours worth of playtime.

Music Databases

American Song
American Song is an aural history database that allows people to hear and feel the music from America's past. The database includes songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys. Included in the database are the songs of Civil Rights, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, anti-war protests, and more. Currently it includes 4,058 albums, equaling 68,981 tracks; more tracks will be added regularly.

Music Online
Music Online is the broadest and most comprehensive online music resource that cross-searches all of your library's Alexander Street Press music databases. CC subscribes to 6 streamed-audio databases; you can search these (American Song, Classical Music Library, Contemporary World Music, Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online, Jazz Music Library, Smithsonian Global Sound for Libaries) all at once using this tool.

What's in Store

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Cripple Creek from Wayne Erbsen: Front Port Favorites, 10th Century American Classics (American Song/Alexander Street Press)

When the Colorado Rises from Folk Songs of the Colorado River (Music Online / Alexander Street Press)

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