Library and Information Services, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Thursday, 28 February 2013

Online Trials of Music Resources

Alexander Street Press has offered staff and students of the Royal Conservatoire the opportunity to trial some of their other music offerings.  The Whittaker Library staff are keen to know what our readers think of them.  NB, The trial is designed for use on RCS premises, and links may not all work off-site.

From today until the 29th March 2013 all staff and students can access:
Classical Music in Video here.

The videos in Classical Music in Video are cross-searchable with Alexander Street Press’s scores, reference works, and audio recordings.
"Classical Music in Video will be the definitive online collection for the study of classical music in video format. This collection contains performances of all forms of classical music, including major performances by leading orchestras, plus chamber music, oratorio, and solo performances, along with masterclasses and interviews with master teachers from around the world." 
Opera in Video here.

This collection can be cross searched with all of our other video collections via

"Opera in Video is a comprehensive collection of operatic performances covering the most commonly studied operas in music history, opera literature, and performance classes. The collection contains hundreds of hours of video and is relevant to a broad range of studies, including music history, music appreciation, opera performance, analysis and theory."

Classical Scores Library: Vols. 1 and 2 here.

Please let us know what you think of these resources,

Catherine Small
Assistant Librarian – Music

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