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Shashi Tharoor: In Winston Churchill, Hollywood rewards a mass murderer - The Washington Post
-- Of course, I'll be called a race traitor and be accused of having internalized white cis-hetero partriarchy for saying this: Such hyperbolic click baits serve no purpose.
colonialism  history  20th_century  imperialism  britain  india  post-colonialism  WaPo 
8 days ago by rvenkat
The Hiphop Archive
A research institute devoted to the study, preservation, creation, and representation of Hiphop. In addition to its research initiatives, The Hiphop Archive collects all forms of related material culture, including recordings, videos, websites, publications, and original papers. The Archive's website includes introductions to Hiphop scholarship, terminology, bibliographies, video from panels and discussions, and more.

Maintained by: Hutchins Center for African & African American Research, Harvard University

Related resources: The Hiphop Archive & Research Institute at Harvard University,
archival  bibliography  etext  organization  streaming_audio  streaming_video  20th_century  21st_century  African_American  United_States  North_America  Harvard  hiphop  popular_music 
11 days ago by HarvardMusicLib
The Grateful Dead Archive Online
Over 45,000 items, from the Grateful Dead Archive at University of California at Santa Cruz or submitted by fans, including concert recordings, photographs and posters, ephemera such as tickets and tshirts, fanzines, and radio interviews. The site also includes web resources such as David Dodd's "The Annotated Grateful Dead Lyrics" site and fan recordings from the Internet Archive.
archival  etext  image_collection  streaming_audio  streaming_video  20th_century  North_America  United_States  archives  lyrics  popular_music  rock_music  sound_recordings  video 
12 days ago by HarvardMusicLib
Grainger Museum
A museum and research collection documenting the life and works of Australian-American composer Percy Grainger (1882-1961). The museum holds over 100,000 items, including music manuscripts and scores, correspondence, concert programs, photographs, and ephemera. The open access, peer-reviewed journal Grainger Studies is published by the museum.

Maintained by: University of Melbourne Library
ejournal  image_collection  library_website  organization  19th_century  20th_century  Australia  United_States  archives  composers  historical_musicology  journals 
12 days ago by HarvardMusicLib
Glenn Gould Archive
The archives of concert pianist Glenn Gould; the website includes selected audio files, images, and finding aids to the collections.

Maintained by: Library and Archives Canada
archival  library_website  streaming_audio  20th_century  Canada  North_America  musicians  performance_practice 
12 days ago by HarvardMusicLib
Gilbert and Sullivan Archive
A website devoted to the works of Gilbert and Sullivan, including synopses, libretti, scores, images, and audio.

Maintained by: Paul Howarth
digital_score  etext  image_collection  website  19th_century  20th_century  composers  historical_musicology  libretti  musical_theatre  operetta  popular_music  scores  sound_recordings 
12 days ago by HarvardMusicLib
The Full English
A digital archive of manuscripts, notes, letters, and images - including field notebooks and musical transcriptions - from 7 archives and 19 collectors, documenting early 20th century English folk songs, tunes, dances and customs. Collectors represented in the archive: Thomas Ordish; Ralph Vaughan Williams; Cecil Sharp; Frank Sidgwick; Alfred Williams; Harry Albino; Sabine Baring-Gould; Janet Heatly Blunt; Lucy Broadwood; George Butterworth; Clive Carey; Francis Collinson; George Gardiner; Anne Gilchrist; Percy Grainger; Henry and Robert Hammond; Maud Karpeles; Frank Kidson; Ella Mary Leather.

Maintained by: English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS)
archival  etext  image_collection  library_website  19th_century  20th_century  England  Europe  United_Kingdom  archives  dance  diaries  ethnomusicology  folk_music  folklore  libraries  manuscripts  popular_music  songs 
20 days ago by HarvardMusicLib
The Free Music Archive (FMA)
A library of high-quality, legal audio downloads in many genres - classical to hip hop to experimental - maintained by radio station WFMU, and curated by partner radio stations, museums, music festivals, and record labels. Each mp3 can be downloaded for free, and is pre-cleared for other uses, such as remix projects, production soundtracks, etc. (these permissions vary by track, as determined by the rightsholders).
streaming_audio  20th_century  21st_century  R&B  blues  country_music  folk_music  hiphop  jazz  new_music  performance  popular_music  rock_music  sound_recordings  spoken_word  world_music 
20 days ago by HarvardMusicLib
Fred Fehl Dance Collection
During a career that spanned more than four decades (1939-1985), Fred Fehl photographed 1000+ theatrical productions and performances by over 50 dance companies, including the American Ballet Theater and the New York City Ballet. As of July 2014, the online collection (in progress), includes photographs of productions by the Martha Graham Dance Company, the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater, the American Ballet Theater, and the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. The Harry Ransom Center also holds Fehl's theatre photographs.

Maintained by: Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin
archival  image_collection  20th_century  New_York  United_States  North_America  dance  performance  performing_arts  theatre 
20 days ago by HarvardMusicLib
Fondo de Música Tradicional CSIC-IMF = Traditional Music Holdings
An ethnographic collection of music collected throughout Spain between 1944 and 1960 by the 65 folkloric Missions and Competitions organized by the former "Instituto Español de Musicología" of the CSIC (Spanish National Research Council). The website offers digitized music and texts, some audio recordings, and videos of Spanish dances filmed by the old news program No-Do between 1956 and 1976.

Maintained by: Institució Milà i Fontanals (CSIC-IMF)
archival  digital_score  etext  streaming_audio  20th_century  Europe  Spain  archives  dance  ethnomusicology  field_recordings  folk_music  scores  sound_recordings  video 
20 days ago by HarvardMusicLib
Folkstreams: A National Preserve of Documentary Films about American Roots Cultures
A streaming collection of documentary films about American folk or roots cultures. Some films are accompanied by transcriptions, essays, and other contextual material.
streaming_video  20th_century  United_States  anthropology  ethnography  ethnomusicology  folk_music 
20 days ago by HarvardMusicLib
Fiddle Tunes of the Old Frontier: The Henry Reed Collection
An ethnographic field collection of traditional fiddle tunes performed by Henry Reed of Glen Lyn, Virginia and recorded by folklorist Alan Jabbour in 1966-67. The collection includes original sound recordings, fieldnotes, and musical transcriptions with descriptive notes on tune histories.

Maintained by: Library of Congress
digital_score  etext  streaming_audio  20th_century  American_Memory  United_States  Virginia  ethnography  ethnomusicology  fiddle  field_recordings  folk_music  sound_recordings  transcriptions 
21 days ago by HarvardMusicLib
Ethnic NewsWatch
Full text of newspapers and periodicals published by the ethnic and minority press in the United States, including (but not limited to) African American, Hispanic American, Asian American, and Native American publications from 1990-present.

Requires HarvardKey
article_index  20th_century  21st_century  African_American  Canada  Native_American  North_America  United_States  articles  ethnomusicology  journals  newspapers 
25 days ago by HarvardMusicLib
Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive
A full-text resource for the study of the film and entertainment industries, from the era of vaudeville and silent movies to 2000. The collection includes US and UK trade magazines covering film, music, broadcasting, and theater, film fan magazines, and popular music magazines. Indexing includes not only articles and reviews, but covers and advertisements. Representative titles include Variety, Billboard, Broadcasting, The Stage, American Film, and Picturegoer.

Requires HarvardKey
article_index  ejournal  etext  20th_century  United_Kingdom  United_States  articles  film  jazz  journals  music_industry  musical_theatre  performing_arts  popular_music  radio  reviews  rock_music  television  theatre 
25 days ago by HarvardMusicLib
Emile Berliner and the Birth of the Recording Industry
Emile Berliner was responsible for the development of the microphone and the flat recording disc and gramophone player; this online collection includes 400 items from the Emile Berliner Papers and 108 Berliner sound recordings, spanning the years 1870-1956.

Maintained by: Library of Congress
etext  image_collection  streaming_audio  19th_century  20th_century  American_Memory  United_States  historical_musicology  sound_recordings 
25 days ago by HarvardMusicLib
Discography of American Historical Recordings (DAHR)
An index of over 172,000 master recordings (matrixes) made by American record companies Victor, Columbia, OKeh, Berliner, and Zonophone during the 78rpm era, with streaming audio for more than 10,000 takes. This site builds on and expands the Encyclopedic Discography of Victor Recordings (EDVR).

Maintained by: UC Santa Barbara Library
discography  streaming_audio  19th_century  20th_century  78s  Central_America  Latin_America  North_America  South_America  United_States  historical_musicology  jazz  popular_music  sound_recordings 
25 days ago by HarvardMusicLib
DIGMA: Digital Greek Music Archive
More than 260,000 digitzed documents related to Greek music, including the digitized archives of the composers Mikis Theodorakis, Εmilios Riadis, George Poniridis, and Frank Choisy, the Nileas Kamarados Archive, and Greek songs.

Maintained by: Music Library of Greece "Lilian Voudouri"
archival  digital_score  library_website  19th_century  20th_century  Europe  Greece  composers  ethnomusicology  folk_music  historical_musicology  manuscripts  scores 
26 days ago by HarvardMusicLib
Digital Archive of Popular American Music
Selected sheet music from UCLA's 450,000 item Archive of Popular American Music (1790-present). As well as more general popular music, a particular strength of the collection is music composed for theatre, film, and television.

Maintained by: University of California, Los Angeles
archival  digital_score  18th_century  19th_century  20th_century  North_America  United_States  film  historical_musicology  musical_theatre  popular_music  scores  sheet_music  television 
26 days ago by HarvardMusicLib
Diaz-Ayala Cuban and Latin American Popular Music Collection
The world's largest collection of Cuban music. The website includes a discography of 20th century Cuban music and a growing digital collection of biographies with recording samples and cultural contexts. Some digitized 78s and interviews with Cuban musicians are available in the FIU Libraries Media collection.

Maintained by: Florida International University Libraries

Related resources: FIU Libraries Media: Diaz-Ayala Music Collection (Audio):
discography  library_website  streaming_audio  20th_century  78s  Caribbean  Cuba  Latin_America  North_America  ethnomusicology  interviews  musicians  popular_music  sound_recordings 
26 days ago by HarvardMusicLib
The Danish National Sheet Music Archive
Over 4000 manuscripts and printed scores from the Music and Theatre collection of the Danish Royal Library, available in PDF. Features of the collection include pre-19th century works, scores by Danish composers, items from the Giedde Collection of 18th-century flute music and the Rischel and Birket-Smith Collection of 19th-century guitar music, and scores from the Carl Nielsen Edition.

Maintained by: The Royal Library, Copenhagen
digital_score  16th_century  17th_century  18th_century  19th_century  20th_century  Baroque  Classical  Denmark  Europe  Romantic  flute  guitar  historical_musicology  scores  sheet_music 
27 days ago by HarvardMusicLib

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