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Other Minds Music Reference Library
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8,242
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219,449
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Other Minds Music Library, digitally archived for preservation.  The metadata is available, but only samples of the tracks are available outside of the listening room at the Internet Archive in San Francisco. Donation Item: https://archive.org/details/otherminds-20170505
Topic: Other Minds
Jeff Daniel Collection
collection
11,346
ITEMS
184,013
VIEWS
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The collection of 18,000 CDs grew out of Jeff’s personal CD collection, having worked for several labels in the 1990s (EMI, Chrysalis, IRS, Roadrunner). From 1996 on, Jeff ran Rock River Communications with Billy Straus, producing several hundred compilation albums for retail/brand clients like Pottery Barn, Williams-Sonoma, The Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic, W Hotels, Adidas and many others. During this time, the collection grew as a resource for Rock River’s compilations (samples of...
Gracenote Asian CD Collection
collection
5,094
ITEMS
70,033
VIEWS
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5,000 Asian CDs donated to the Internet Archive by Gracenote  Located in Hong Kong Donation item at  https://archive.org/details/GracenoteAsianCDs
Joe Paradiso CD Collection
collection
6,230
ITEMS
48,240
VIEWS
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Donation item at  https://archive.org/details/joeparadisocds from Joe Paradiso:  "I’ve always been driven to seek out interesting and unusual music. Although the centroid of my collection is heavily biased towards prog and avant-garde rock (it’s probably one of the world’s best collections there), it also veers heavily into jazz (especially edgy jazz and fusion), electronic, computer, and ambient music, neo and classic psychedelia, space rock, and classical music...
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This collection consists of more than 3,000 audio cassette tapes and 5,000+ CDRs and CDs of 20th c. Contemporary Classic music by Latin American and Hispanic composers and performers. Most of these composers are working in established traditions and represent modern, but not avant-garde works.  Many of these recordings were taped off the air and represent rare premieres by East Coast orchestras and ensembles that are otherwise unavailable. Most were obtained through direct contact with...
Larry A. Klein Collection
collection
18
ITEMS
35,935
VIEWS
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The Larry A. Klein Collection @ the ARChive of Contemporary Music consists of nearly 200,000 songfiles collected by Mr. Klein and donated by his son Stephen. The collection used as its basis for inclusion two books; Blues & Gospel Records 1902-1942 . John Godrich, Robert M.W. Dixon (Storyville Publications, UK, cloth, 912p, 1969) and The Great Rock Discography. Martin C. Strong (Times, USA, 0812931114, cloth, oversize, 949p, 1998) Audio was drawn from an extensive LP collection (now...
Boston Public Library CD Collection
collection
2,684
ITEMS
26,330
VIEWS
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CDs from the Boston Public Library. The Boston Public Library (BPL) sound collection includes hundreds of thousands of audio recordings in a variety of historical formats, including wax cylinders, 78 rpms, CDs, and LPs. The recordings span many genres, including classical, pop, rock, jazz, and opera – from 78s produced in the early 1900s to LPs from the 1980s. These recordings have never been circulated and were in storage for several decades, uncataloged and inaccessible to the public. By...
Johnny Adams Collection
collection
2,538
ITEMS
25,536
VIEWS
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Donation of CDs from Johnny Adams .
Recycled Records CD Collection
collection
1,666
ITEMS
25,114
VIEWS
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The digitized CDs in this collection were donated to Internet Archive from Recycled Records. Recycled Records was a used record store on Haight Street San Francisco for 40 years until it closed in 2017. The owner, Bruce Lyall, said: "Brewster, you have to understand, we have been a record store for 40 years, these are the records that did not sell ."   Brewster responded: "That's exactly what we want!" Visit  Recycled Record's website  for...
Musica Omnia
collection
67
ITEMS
25,047
VIEWS
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Musica Omnia is a label conceived by musicians for musicians and their audience, bridging the gap between the professional musician, the experienced listener and the wider international community of classical music lovers. Central to our philosophy is a constant awareness of the resources and sound world of every historical period, so that the music of each composer is represented as faithfully as possible. Our goal is to provide our listeners with a vital, contemporary musical experience,...
Topic: Musica Omnia
Muziekweb
collection
4,114
ITEMS
21,174
VIEWS
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Muziekweb is the music library of the Netherlands. Musicweb aims to offer music and the information about music accessible to everyone. Muziekweb has since 1961 built a collection of 600,000 CDs, 300,000 LPs and 30,000 music DVDs. The site is a source of information about music that has been released in the Netherlands during the past fifty years, and an ideal place to get to know more music. Donation item:  https://archive.org/details/Muziekweb-06112019
Allan Ulrich Dance & Classical Music
collection
6,979
ITEMS
15,525
VIEWS
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Donation of classical and dance music CDs. LPs, and books.  https://webarchive.jira.com/browse/COL-582 Donation item:  https://archive.org/details/AllanUlrich-2019-09-24
Brooke Wentz Collection
collection
1,048
ITEMS
14,188
VIEWS
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Donation of CDs from Brooke Wentz .
Other Minds Records
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17
ITEMS
8,540
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by Other Minds
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Other Minds, a private 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization based in San Francisco, is a global New Music community where composers, students, and listeners discover and learn about innovative music by composers from all over the world. Other Minds Records, a project of Other Minds, produces a select catalog of contemporary music exploring areas seldom touched upon by mainstream institutions. You can explore their collection of available works here on archive.org, and visit their online store...
Topics: other minds, new music, classical
Philharmonia Baroque
collection
8
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6,434
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by Philharmonia Baroque
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The mission of Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra is to present great music that enriches lives, inspires passion for period-instrument performance, connects audiences to history, preserves tradition, and celebrates creative genius. Using authentic instruments and stylistic performance practices of the baroque to early-romantic periods, the Orchestra engages audiences through performance, tours, education, community outreach, and recordings of the highest standard. To learn more, please visit...
Topic: Orchestra
Robert Haber Jazz Collection
collection
619
ITEMS
2,368
VIEWS
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Donation item at:  https://archive.org/details/roberthaber
Topic: jazz
Miscellaneous CD Donations
collection
222
ITEMS
1,415
VIEWS
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Donation item at:  https://archive.org/details/miscellaneous_cds
Topic: CD
ARChive of Contemporary - Music CD Collection
collection
195,126
ITEMS
876
VIEWS
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Merlijn's CD recordings
collection
33
ITEMS
390
VIEWS
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CDs recorded by Merlijn, using sometimes unreleased / development versions of ArchiveCD.
Topic: cd
Chris Roberts CD Collection
collection
0
ITEMS
0
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Donation of CDs from Chris Roberts  Donation item at  https://archive.org/details/chris-roberts-cds
Cory Robbins CD Collection
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0
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0
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Donation of CD's from Cory Robbins Donation item at  https://archive.org/details/cory-robbins-cds