Music Enjoyment: Music Videos, Scores and Apps

Music Videos

  • Metacafe is one of the largest online searchable music video communities.
  • NPR Videos has concerts, studio sessions, field recordings and music documentaries.
  • Vimeo is a place to upload, store, share and watch videos.
  • YouTube is the world's best-known video-sharing site.

Music Scores and Study

  • The IMSLP Petrucci Music Library is committed to sharing the world's public domain music and has thousands of scores and recordings to listen to and read.
  • The Library of Congress American Sheet Music Collection consists of over 47,000 pieces of sheet music registered for copyright during the years 1870 to 1885. Included are popular songs, piano music, sacred and secular choral music, solo instrumental music, method books and instructional materials and music for band and orchestra.
  • The Sheet Music Consortium provides tools and services that promote access to and use of online sheet music collections by scholars, students and the general public.
  • Why Music Matters is a "resource for music fans about the many authorized digital music models and services in today's marketplace."  Click on the Find Music link to discover the myriad sources for viewing music videos, streaming, downloading and more.

Music Apps

  • The Pitchfork Weekly app offers music writing, videos and podcasts with conversation and performance.
  • Shazam is a mobile app that recognizes music, media and TV around you.
  • SoundHound helps you identify songs as they are played, sung or hummed.

Music Books from the Library