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MUSIC 288: Machines and Musicians

Audio resources

Physical recordings:


The Vassar College Music Library has over 30,000 audio recordings and hundreds of visual recordings, which may be searched through the Vassar Catalogs.

Music box music     Early works for Thermin

Streamed recordings:  All streaming audio databases

Note: When searching for an individual recording of a musical work, a search in the Discover catalog for can be a good place to begin.  Depending on the "content type" you select,  "audio recordings", "streaming audio", and/or "video recording", results from many of the databases listed below will display.