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January 4, 2011

Alexander Street Releases Nearly 17,000 Albums on American Song and Contemporary World Music

The ever growing Alexander Street just released a large amount of new albums on American Song and Contemporary World Music. Albums on American Song come from a wide variety of labels including Daptone Records, JSP Records, Acrobat, GNP Crescendo, and many more. Newly released artists and ensembles include Otis Grand, Ike & Tina Turner, Eddie Dean, Bill Haley, Gene Autry, Rudy Vallee, Buddy Holly & The Crickets, Willie Nelson, Mahalia Jackson, John Denver, James Brown & The Famous Flames, The Highwaymen, and many more. On Contemporary World Music, Alexander Street rolled out 10,266 albums (132,667 tracks) from a wide variety of labels and genres, including reggae, acoustic folk, Afro-Cuban, belly dance, banda, dub, drinking songs, hip-hop, Italian folk, Indian classical, world beat, and many more.

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January 10, 2011

Library of Congress Gets a Mile of Music

The Library of Congress has begun taking possession of a huge donation of recordings, some 200,000 metal, glass and lacquer master discs from the period 1926 to 1948 that have been languishing in the subterranean vaults of Universal Music Group, the largest music conglomerate in the United States. More details on the NYTimes' website...

January 25, 2011

Schirmer on Demand (Online Scores)

SchirmerOnDemand is an ever-expanding library-in-progress. Over 1000 of Schirmer's scores and samples are currently online and available for immediate viewing @ http://digital.schirmer.com/. Registration is required.

January 31, 2011

Composer and Theorist Milton Babbitt dies at 94

Read the full obituary on the New York Times website @ http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/30/arts/music/30babbitt.html

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