2015 Classical Music Library Popular Tracks

Classical Music Library is an online streaming audio collection of Classical music recordings available to all Clayton State students. Last year users enjoyed listening to the following tracks:

5. Requiem Realisations (CD 1)
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Specialized Area of Interest: Classical
Ensemble: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge; Academy of Ancient Music
Performers: Elin Manahan Thomas; Christine Rice; James Gilchrist; Christopher Purves

4. Chopin: Nocturnes, etc.
Composer: Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin
Specialized Area of Interest: Romantic
Performer: Artur Rubinstein

3. Schumann: Character Pieces I
Composer: Robert Schumann
Specialized Area of Interest: Romantic
Performer: Florian Uhlig

2. Music for the Moment: Opera Sopranos
Composer: Francesco Durante
Specialized Area of Interest: Baroque; Classical; Romantic
Ensemble: Sonatori de la Gioiosa Marca
Performer: Roberta Invernizzi

and the number 1 Classical Music Library track for 2015 was:

2015cml-toptrack 1. Copland: Appalachian Spring
Composer: Aaron Copland
Specialized Area of Interest: 20th Century
Ensemble: St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble

 

 

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Classical Music Library Popular Tracks, February 2015

Classical Music Library is an online streaming audio collection of Classical music recordings available to all Clayton State students. Last month users enjoyed listening to the following tracks:

5. Requiem Realisations (CD 1)
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Specialized Area of Interest: Classical
Ensemble: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge; Academy of Ancient Music
Performers: Elin Manahan Thomas; Christine Rice; James Gilchrist; Christopher Purves

4. Copland: Appalachian Spring
Composer: Aaron Copland
Specialized Area of Interest: 20th Century
Ensemble: St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble

3. Handel: Messiah
Composer: George Frideric Handel
Specialized Area of Interest: Baroque
Ensemble: Oregon Bach Festival Orchestra
Performer: James Taylor; Thomas Quasthoff; Ingeborg Danz; Sibylla Rubens

2. Purcell: Odes
Composer: Henry Purcell
Specialized Area of Interest: Baroque
Ensemble: Taverner Consort; Taverner Players
Performer: Andrew Parrott

and the number 1 Classical Music Library track for February was:

1. Schumann: Character Pieces I
Composer: Robert Schumann
Specialized Area of Interest: Romantic
Performer: Florian Uhlig

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Classical Music Library Popular Tracks, October 2014

Classical Music Library is an online streaming audio collection of Classical music recordings available to all Clayton State students. Last month users enjoyed listening to the following tracks:

5. Peri: Euridice
Composer: Jacopo Peri
Specialized Area of Interest: Renaissance
Ensemble: Ensemble Arpeggio
Performers: Monica Benvenuti, Rossana Bertini, Mario Cecchetti, Gian Paolo Fagotto, Sergio Foresti and Furio Zanasi

4. Schutz: Christmas Story & Gabrieli: Christmas Motets
Composer: Heinrich Schütz
Specialized Area of Interest: Renaissance; Baroque
Ensemble: King’s Consort
Performers: John Mark Ainsley, Michael George and Ruth Holton

3. Schubert Masses
Composer: Franz Schubert
Specialized Area of Interest: Classical
Ensemble: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Performer: Wolfgang Sawallisch

2. Gabrieli: The Glory of Venice
Composer: Giovanni Gabrieli
Specialized Area of Interest: Renaissance
Ensemble: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge
Performer: Stephen Cleobury

and the number 1 Classical Music Library track for October is:

1. Concerti italiani
Composer: Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari
Specialized Area of Interest: 20th Century
Ensemble: CBC Vancouver Orchestra
Performer: Christopher Millard

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November Featured Resource: Classical Music Library

Classical Music Library is a streaming audio collection of music recordings with an emphasis on the baroque, classical and romantic periods. Selections range from the earliest Gregorian chants to works by modern composers including symphonic music, vocal and instrumental music, choral works, and other forms. This growing collection of tracks is supplemented by program notes, composer biographies and images cross-referenced to the recordings. Browse by album, composer, ensemble, genre, instruments, labels, recording date and more.

Featured Composers include Benjamin Britten, Bela Bartok, John Cage, Sofia Gubaydulina, Hildegard of Bingen, Jean-Philippe Rameau, Giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina, Amy Beach and Franz Schubert.

Create your own user account to save clips and playlists. Watch the tutorial to learn more about the using the audio player, http://youtu.be/o1ur3qtc7Aw

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Classical Music Library Popular Tracks, August 2014

Classical Music Library is an online streaming audio collection of Classical music recordings available to all Clayton State students. Last month users enjoyed listening to the following tracks:

5. Mahler: Symphony No. 3
Composer: Gustav Mahler
Specialized Area of Interest: Late Romantic
Ensemble: Danish National Symphony Choir; Danish National Symphony Orchestra
Performer: Anne Gjevang, Danish National Symphony Choir and Danish National Symphony Orchestra

4. Vox Rennaisance Consort: Renaissance Nöel
Composer: Michael Praetorius
Specialized Area of Interest: Renaissance; Baroque
Ensemble: Vox Renaissance Consort
Performer: Vox Renaissance Consort

3. Nanino/Allegri/Marenzio/Frescobaldi/Ugolini/Gabrieli
Composer: Giovanni Maria Nanino
Specialized Area of Interest: Renaissance; Baroque
Ensemble: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge
Performer: Cambridge, Choir of King’s College

2. Vaughan Williams: A Sea Symphony, Hodie
Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams
Specialized Area of Interest: 20th Century
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra; London Symphony Chorus
Performer: Richard Hickox

and the number 1 Classical Music Library track for August is:

1. Vivaldi: Magnificat/Gloria
Composer: Antonio Vavaldi
Specialized Area of Interest: Baroque
Ensemble: New Philharmonia Chorus, New Philharmonia Orchestra
Performer: Teresa Berganza, Lucia Valentini Terrani

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August Featured LibGuide: Information Sources

Information can come from any number of sources. We’re here to help you decide which one is right for your information need. Use the books, newspapers, magazines, trade journals, scholarly journals, statistics and multimedia tabs to learn about the characteristics, purpose and disadvantages of these different types of information sources and when to choose one over another.

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January Featured Resource: AtoZ the World

AtoZ the World offers current information on the culture, customs, food, religion, language, maps and points of interest for 175 countries of the world.

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Subject Categories for Each Country Profile
Snapshot & Facts
Business Culture
Climate & Weather
Communications
Culture & Society
Sports
Education
Embassies & Consulate
Food
Health & Medical
Human Rights
Language
Maps
Money & Banking
Music
National Symbols
News Feeds
Points of Interest
Religion
Security
Transportation
Travel Essentials

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March Featured Resource: Cambridge Histories Online

Cambridge Histories Online provides full text access to the Cambridge Histories series published since 1960, formally only available in print. Each volume included in the series contains narrative accounts by specialists covering a range of time periods, topics and regions and conclude with bibliographies for further reading. Search the entire collection by keyword or browse by subject or title.

Users may create a My Histories profile to retrieve saved searches, bookmarks and notes. Cambridge Histories Online citation tools use MLA citation style.

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Cambridge Histories Online covers 15 subject areas:
American History
British History
Economic History
General History
History of Science
History of the Book
Language and Linguistics
Literary Studies
Music
Philosophy
Political and Social Theory
Regional History
Religious Studies
Theatre Studies and Performing Arts
Warfare