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Databases of recordings
Naxos Music Library (NML)
This Classical music listening service covers the genres of Classical music, Jazz, World, Folk, Blues, Adult Contemporary, Nostalgia, Chinese music, Contemporary Instrumental and Pop and Rock. Users can select and listen to the music and simultaneously read notes on the works being played as well as biographical information on composers or artists.
Classical Music Library
Includes recordings of music from medieval to contemporary times, choral works, symphonies, operas, and the avant-garde with a particular focus on contemporary music and women composers. Users can listen to more than 50,000 tracks while simultaneously searching the reference database for relevant information on the musical pieces.
Virtual Gramophone: Canadian Historical Sound Recordings
This multimedia website, devoted to the early days of Canadian recorded sound, includes images, digital audio recordings, biographies of musicians, and histories of music and recorded sound in Canada.