Music & Performing Arts [via Alexander Street Press]
Music & Performing Arts cross-searches audio, video, scores, and full-text reference content pertaining to music, film, dance and drama, for more than 75 Alexander Street Press collections. Spans all time periods, representation from diverse groups, many cultures, historic periods and geographic regions, highlighting hundreds of thousands of seminal artists, composers, choreographers, and ensembles.
Music includes opera, jazz, popular, contemporary world music, Smithsonian Global Sound, and enthnographic sound archives. Reference includes The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music. Film include documentaries, The Criterion Collection, Sony Pictures Classic Collection, silent movies, broad geographic representation including U.S. Britain, U.S. Eastern Europe, Russia, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and other Asian cultures. Searchable by film directors, awards and genres. Drama incorporates diverse representation of groups including North American Native Indian, Black, Latin American and Women. Dramatic works include Broadway, LA Theatre Works, National Theater and more. Includes film scripts and music periodicals.