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Music: Streaming Music

Looking for sheet music to perform? Recordings to listen to? Books and articles about music or a related topic? This libguide will help!

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Can't find the article you want in our databases? Put in a request through ILLiad - InterLibrary Loan.

Your article will be delivered to you within 3-5 days, as a PDF so you can read it on your computer.

I want to listen to streaming music

You'll find a variety of music, not just "classical," in the database called Classical Music Library  that's available in our Databases A-Z. Just click on that link. When you access that from off-campus, you'll enter your Net ID and password when it asks for that.

As you may know, there are various commercial services and applications that are advertisement driven or fee based. Certainly explore to find one you like. You'll find a list of streaming music services in the Wikipedia artice on Streaming Music Services, and a list of Internet Radio Stations in the Wikipedia article on that topic, and access to many streaming music options via iTunes, in both the "Radio" and "Radio" links.

Additionally, many public library systems in the Bay Area offer access to streaming music databases. Visit your local public library website for more information on how to access those resources:

Alameda County Library (Find a branch here.)

Oakland Public Library (Find a branch here.)

Contra Costa Library (Find a branch here.)

San Franciso Public Library (Find a branch here.)

Berkeley Public Library (Find a branch here.)

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