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Percussion: Sound Recordings

This is a guide for students and faculty of percussion.

Come and listen to our vinyl collection!

Stop by the 6th floor and check our two new turntables. We have an Audio-Technica LP- 60 and a TEAC LP-R550 with USB and CD recording capability. 

Naxos Music Library

This is a subscription site offered through the Houston Cole Library. Naxos offers a large selection of classical, jazz, and world music with updates and additions added monthly. If you are off campus, use your ID number and last name to log-in.

Naxos Music Library

Streaming Videos from Kanopy (Music)

Classical Music in Video

Cylinder Preservation and Digitization Project

http://cylinders.library.ucsb.edu/

Freely accesible website.

"Cylinder recordings, the first commercially produced sound recordings, are a snapshot of musical and popular culture in the decades around the turn of the 20th century. They have long held the fascination of collectors and have presented challenges for playback and preservation by archives and collectors alike. 

With funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the University of California at Santa Barbara Libraries have created a digital collection of over 8,000 cylinder recordings held by the Department of Special Collections. In an effort to bring these recordings to a wider audience, they can be freely downloaded or streamed online."

 

CD and Record Collection

Records and CDs are located on the 6th floor against the wall facing the Media Lab. Use the catalog to look for music and limit your search to "sound recordings" beside the "format" dropdown box. The Media Lab also has two turntables for listening to records.