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Seminario IAML Italia Bibliocom, Roma, 28 Ottobre 2004 Che cos’è Classical Music Library Testimonials "Classical Music Library has impressed everyone since we started our subscription. A great idea marvelously realized, it adds a new dimension to our electronic holdings.“
"Classical Music Library has impressed everyone since we started our subscription. A great ideamarvelously realized, it adds a new dimension to our electronic holdings.“
Chris Kretz, Instructor/Reference Librarian, Dowling College
“I am happy to be able to offer so much music 24/7 to our students who at present are not allowed to check out CDs. This really adds to the repertoire they have available to them.”
Sarah Dorsey, Music Librarian, University of North Carolina at Greensboro School of Music
"This excellent listening tool should complement libraries' music collections [. . .] it should serve as an excellent resource for libraries that support music programs. Highly recommended."CHOICE Magazine
"This product could be the future for access to sound recordings and will be welcomed by many users. Libraries where Internet access to sound recordings could provide a good solution will want to investigate this product."
"Eminently searchable and browseable…The track offerings are extensive. Familiar and exotic labels blend in an impressive and remarkable list…Within seconds on the site you can be up and listening to a splendid array of tracks and complete works."
The Charleston Advisor
"It had to happen and it finally did: A company has introduced a streaming service for libraries that delivers music to patrons via the Internet."
1880s - Cylinder recorders
1900s - Disc (78 rpm)
1920s - First wire recorders
1930s - First experiments with stereo recording, first 'tape' recorders (Germany)
1948 - First 33 rpm LP, First (mono) open reel tape recorders appear in USA
1950s - 45 rpm 7" record appears, Multi-channel tape recorders (up to 5 channels)
1950s - First Stereo LPs
1960s - First eight-channel recorders appear
1964 - Cassette is licensed by Philips
1960s - 16 and 24 channel tape recorders appear, Open reel video recorders (b/w)
1970s - First digital recorders appear, Home video formats (VHS/Beta)
1980s - Multi-channel digital recording CDs, DAT, Computer based sound (Apple)
1990s - Computer-based digital recording, Minidisc
2000s – Online access to vast databases of recordings
Alexander Graham Bell envisaged the telephone transmitting concerts to people at home
Bell’s prophecy materializes as music is streamed over the Internet
When searching for ‘1913’ the year of ‘The Right of Spring’, the user is returned many composers who wrote in that year – all through the metadata. These are very interesting associations for users!
The user can select their own ‘playlists’ or the faculty can put together themes
Playlists are available for Course Listening in institutions, and sections feature Female composers or any other feature which needs to be highlighted
Beethoven’s works composed in any year can be highlighted
The Concerti are arranged in order, with multiple versions displayed when required