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New Database: Smithsonian Global Sound

This entry was posted on Monday, March 27th, 2017

The library now has a subscription to Smithsonian Global Sound!Smithsonian Global Sound image

Smithsonian Global Sound is the result of a partnership between Smithsonian Folkways Recordings and Alexander Street Press. This collection provides educators, students, and interested listeners with an unprecedented variety of online resources that support the creation, continuity, and preservation of diverse musical forms. It currently provides streaming access to over 44,000 tracks from the Smithsonian archives and world music archives in Asia and Africa, and is growing regularly as new recordings are added. Music from 169 countries, and in 450 languages is included.

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