PREMIUM RESOURCES: Databases brought to you by Mobile Public Library, Alabama Public Library Service and the Alabama Virtual Library.
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Alabama Symphony - Birmingham, AL
All Things Strings - Violin, viola, cello, and bass enthusiasts.
Classical Net - Basic repertoire, CD guide, composers and a reading room.
Composers Datebook - Daily short program with info about composers.
Mobile Chamber Music Society
Mobile Piano Ensemble
Mississippi Symphony Orchestra - Jackson, MS
Pensacola Symphony Orchestra
The Silvis Woodshed
The String Pedagogy Notebook - For teachers and performers.
Celtic Connections - Public Radio's weekly hour of Celtic music.
Cyber Hymnal - +2500 hymns and gospel songs with lyrics and sound.
Christian Music- Contemporary Christian Music
Musical Traditions - Reviews of latest folk music releases.
Alys Stephens Center - Birmingham
French Quarter Festival
New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival
Pollstar -- The Concert Hotwire
RadioLovers.com - Old Time Radio Shows - Listen for free.
Jazz Roots - Info on the history of jazz with pictures, bios, and links.
Jazz Society of Pensacola
Red Hot Jazz - Yahoo group for study and enjoyment of jazz.
Research and Education
Carnegie Hall Performance History Search - contains records of 50,000 events, both musical and non-musical, that occurred in the public performance spaces of Carnegie Hall from its opening in 1891 to present. Records from 1891-1941 are now available with more than 12,500 events covered. Additional data will be released on a regular basis. Searches can be made by keyword, composer, work, performer, date, or date range. Results can be filtered by venue and genre, and search results can be saved or shared through a link or exported to a PDF.
Music Education - learn about the instruments, how to read music and more
The Electric Guitar - From the Smithsonian's Lemuelson Center, this exhibit features instruments that illustrate how innovative makers and players combined the guitar with a pickup and amplifier to create a new instrument and a new sound that profoundly changed popular music
Music For the Nation: American Sheet Music 1820-1860; 1870-1885 - over 62,500 pieces of historical sheet music
iHeartRadio - real and customizable internet radio stations for free listening
Musical Timeline Rock - a timeline of rock music.
Oldies Music - a fun site with music, artists, songs, links and fun stuff
Pandora.com - create your own FREE internet radio stations based on the kinds of music YOU like. Pandora asks for your favorite artist or song and streams continual music to you personally using the Music Genome Project. You can accept and reject songs, create several radio stations and add stations by musical genre so you can listen to what you are in the mood for, or you can just add artists to your station and get a mix. If you don't like the ads you can subscribe to an ad-free version.
The Rolling Stone - the definitive rock and roll magazine
BMI - The Music Performing Rights Organization, search songs, songwriters, etc.
California Albums - Shop for your favorite vinyl online!
Musicians' Friend - direct mail gear
Rockaway Records - Online store for music collectibles
RootsWorld - THE online magazine of roots and fork music including articles, reviews, festivals, interviews and a searchable archive
Ladyslipper Music - find the best in Women's Music!