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STACKS

Discover music from Pittsburgh’s vibrant, diverse local music scene. STACKS offers a continuously growing collection of music from Pittsburgh artists for streaming. Tracks are available for download with a valid library card.

Pittsburgh Jazz Musicians

The artists and resources listed here serve to cement Pittsburgh’s reputation as one of the most important cities in the history of jazz.

Oxford Music Online

This resource is available to CLP cardholders only.

Authoritative reference sources on music history and theory plus musician biographies. Includes: The Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, The Oxford Companion to Music, and The Encyclopedia of Popular Music, plus articles from Grove Opera and Grove Jazz. 

 

 

Naxos Spoken Word Library

This resource is available to CLP cardholders only.  

Listen to streaming audio of adult and children’s classic fiction, non-fiction, plays, and poetry.  Note: When accessing from outside the library enter your library card number in the “Enter passcode” box.

You must use the log out button when exiting this database, or future log-ins may be unsuccessful.

Naxos Music Library Jazz

This resource is available to CLP cardholders only.

Stream audio of jazz music. Part of the Naxos Music Library.  Note: When accessing from outside the library enter your library card number in the “Enter passcode” box.

You must use the log out button when exiting this database, or future log-ins may be unsuccessful.

Naxos Music Library

This resource is available to CLP cardholders only.

Listen to over 2 million tracks of mostly classical music. Note: When accessing from outside the library enter your library card number in the “Enter passcode” box.

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Music Index

This resource is available to CLP cardholders only.

Citations to articles appearing in music periodicals back to 1970. The Library owns paper copies of Music Index from 1949 – 1996.

Music In Print

This resource will no longer be available after January 15, 2019.

Lists currently available printed music.

Jazz Discography

This resource is available to CLP cardholders only.

Tom Lord’s Jazz Discography provides dates, location, track titles, personnel, matrix numbers, and label information for jazz records.