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Stradivari Quartet Archives

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The recordings of the Stradivari Quartet are now available for streaming directly at http://digital.lib.uiowa.edu/strad. The recordings in this digital collection include many of the performances and most of the works performed by the group.  Among these are the American premier of Milo Cipra’s Quartet no. 5 (April 20, 1983), the first recording of Robert Stewart’s Quartet no. 5 (April 20, 1988), and the world premiere of Linda Riddle Williams’ Arcadia Quartet (October 17, 1990). This collection is part of the University of Iowa Digital Library and the Rita Benton Music Library.

EMI albums added to Music Online

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Alexander Street Press has added 22,496 tracks (1,529 new albums) from EMI, Virgin Classics, and Angel Records into Classical Music Library. Enjoy!

Public Domain Scores and the Supreme Court

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Read about the court case Golan v. Holder and its importance to the performance and digitization of music scores.

Celebrating Mahler

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In honor of Gustav Mahler (1860-1911), medici.tv is broadcasting Christoph Eschenbach conducting all nine symphonies – for free!  (It is necessary to set up a free account with medici.tv in order to view more than the first few minutes of each broadcast).

Historical Sound Recordings from Library of Congress

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The Library of Congress launched the National Jukebox this week.  Visit this streaming music resource to hear recordings dating from 1901-1925.

Press release: http://www.loc.gov/today/pr/2011/11-087.html

Medici.tv: Free concerts online

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Watch live concerts for free at medici.tv. This resource from France streams live concerts featuring world-class ensembles like the L.A. Philharmonic, Berliner Philharmoniker, Orchestre National de France, and many others.  See festival concerts from Aspen, Lucerne, and Glyndebourne.

Please note that only recently released content can be accessed for free; additional content requires a subscription.

IMSLP in the News

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The popular, free public domain scores website is the subject of a New York Times article.

Naxos App for iPhone/iPod Touch & Android devices

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Want to learn how to stream music from Naxos Music Library to your mobile device?

Learn more here!

*NEW* Classical Scores Library

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Classical Scores Library contains hundreds of thousands of pages of classical music scores, manuscripts, and previously unpublished material, allowing for the study and analysis of more than 8,000 musical scores from publishers such as Boosey, Universal, and A-R Editions.

Naxos Apps for iPhone/iPod Touch & Android

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Want to learn how to stream music from Naxos Music Library to your mobile device?

Learn more here!

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