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Music & Dance

Music and Dance Online

Explore the largest, most diverse, and comprehensive catalog of online music content in the world.

From classical to alternative rock to zydeco, from ballet to operatic arias to alternative dance, Alexander Street's music and dance resources cross genres and content formats. Students, faculty, and patrons of the performing arts can access the most powerful platform to research, analyze, teach, learn, and—most of all—enjoy music and dance.


The highest quality content

The largest and most comprehensive online collection of in-copyright audio and video performances and scores available anywhere.

Cost-effective solutions

Access valuable materials at a small fraction of the typical cost of physical acquisition.

Powerful platform and learning tools

A unique playlist tool and clip-making feature gives faculty and students the power to create, select, and share content aligned to course topics.

Discover and share

Searchable transcripts, annotation tools, and an instant citation exporter all empower users to make new connections and share what they have discovered with each other.

  • Guaranteed access to the highest quality, and most legal, versions of the videos, audios, scores, and texts scholars need to do their best work.

  • Controlled vocabularies and semantic facet browsing allow users to discover new materials and find exactly what they need.

  • Bonus resources include 400,000+ playlists and hundreds of clips created by faculty and subject matter experts, including playlists matched to popular course syllabi.

  • Embed features allow for easy LMS integration.

Featured Collections

Music and Dance Online

Music and Dance Online delivers the largest, most diverse catalog of music content in the world for students,...

Open Music Library

A new initiative to build the world’s most comprehensive open network of digital resources for the study...

Music Online: Listening

Music Online: Listening is the most comprehensive and highest quality streaming audio collection to support...

Music Online: Reference

Perfect for scholars and faculty of music composition, the Music Online: Reference delivers some of the...

Powerful, Enhanced Learning Platform