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1 Music Online Sheraton Grand Ballroom B AMS/SEM/SMT, New Orleans, November 3, 2012

2 1.Quick reminder of what we do … 2.New works added to Classical Scores Library, Volume II 3.New titles added to Classical Music in Video 4.Apps 5.Local uploading Agenda

3 Classical Music Over 200 high quality labels Coverage in breadth and depth across all genres Streaming up to CD quality (320kbps) All major genres/periods All major score types Indexing to the movement Print to annotate 140,000+ audio tracks 25,000+ scores 1,200+ Hours of video Musical performance, opera and dance Indexing to the movement Create and share clips

4 World Music 800+ high quality labels 169 countries 1,000+ genres 1,400+ cultural groups Streaming up to CD quality All 10 volumes Text searchable 300 audio examples 246,000+ audio tracks Garland Encyclopedia of World Music 14% 10% 4% 18% 27%

5 Popular Music Definitive jazz from the early 20s to today American roots music and pre-1960 American popular music Wide and growing range of popular music from around the world 300+ labels Streaming up to CD quality 355,000+ audio tracks

6 Global coverage: playlists

7 Global coverage: all formats


9 Classical Scores Library: Volume II Summary Largest source of previously unpublished, in-copyright works by major contemporary composers from around the world. Currently c. 40,000 pages of scores (1,200+ titles), growing to 200,000 pages on completion. Composers include: Susan BottiColin Spiers Andrew FordThomas Oboe Lee Yotam HaberGordon Kerry Ryan CarterMark Isaacs Marc YeatsMoya Henderson Peter McNamaraChih-Yuan Kuo

10 Classical Scores Library: Volume II sample of composers included Huck Hodge, University of Washington Robinson McClellan, Rutgers University Anthony Ritchie, University of Otago Thomas Reiner, Monash University Damien Ricketson, Sydney Conservatorium of Music Paul Stanhope, Sydney Conservatorium of Music Nicholas Paul Vines, Sydney Grammar School Andrew Schultz, University of New South Wales Ralph Middenway, University of Tasmania Hans Huyssen, University of the Freestate in Bloemfontein Katia Tutiunnik, Universiti Teknologi Mara, Malaysia Liao Kuei Liu, National Taiwan Normal University Tsung-Hsein Yang, Taipei National University of the Arts

11 Classical Scores Library: Volume II We want YOUR SCORES!

12 Classical Music in Video Summary A comprehensive streaming video collection to support the study of classical music. Currently 300+ hours of video, growing to 1,000 hours at completion. Relevant for music history, music appreciation, music performance, analysis and theory.

13 Classical Music in Video Comprehensive From Medieval to the 21st century. Historical recordings from the 1950s up to the most current recordings today. Performances of all forms of music, including major orchestral performances by leading orchestras, plus chamber music, oratorio, and solo performances. Masterclasses and interviews with master teachers from around the world. Documentaries profiling classical artists and their work. National School Baroque Classical Late-romantic Romantic 20 th Century 21 st Century

14 Classical Music in Video Exclusive content Award-winning series from Masterclass Media Foundation World-class musicians teaching the performance of works with which they are associated. Series will cover all instrument groups, including singing and chamber music as well as conducting and composing. Specially filmed with multiple camera angles to capture teacher commentary and performance techniques the best films of performance teaching that I have ever seen Sir Curtis Price, former Principal, The Royal Academy of Music, London

15 Classical Music in Video Upcoming artists and ensembles Jessye Norman Lang LA Philharmonic Cecelia Bartoli Seiji Ozawa Mirella Freni Kinshasa Symphony Israel Philharmonic

16 Content update highlights: Smithsonian Global Sound +25 Albums from the Mickey Hart Collection preserves and furthers the Grateful Dead percussionists endeavor to cross borders and expand musical horizons. 6 of the albums form the Endangered Music Project, a collaboration between Mickey Hart and the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress, which presents recordings from musical traditions at risk.

17 Content update highlights: Dance in Video +110 hours including: 15 Days of Dance documentary series Shows full process from rehearsal to performance of a new work commissioned by the American Ballet Theatre Studio Company. Each day documented in detail, and shows the creative process between choreographer and dancers. Finis Jhung ballet technique videos Balanchine Foundation interpreters archive Live at Broadway Dance center instructional material Dance Pulp interviews with dancers and choreographers Documentaries on leading figures and ensembles in dance (Ruth St. Denis, Liz Lerman, Chuck Davis)

18 Content update highlights: African American Music Reference +22 new titles (6,700 pages) including: biographies of Miles Davis, Jimi Hendrix, The Supremes reference on the Jubilee Singers, New Orleans Jazz, art songs by African American composers, and more Sourced from: University Press of Mississippi Wesleyan University Press Da Capo Press Thunder's Mouth Press

19 completed

20 Classical Scores Library The largest and most comprehensive online scores database to support the teaching and research of classical music 24,000+ scores that can be printed and annotated Relevant for music history, music appreciation, music performance, analysis and theory. "For the professional musician, Classical Scores Library is amazing" Booklist, 2009

21 Opera in Video A comprehensive collection of operatic performances covering the most commonly studied operas in music history, opera literature, and performance classes. 500 hours of video comprising 288 works. Relevant for music history, music appreciation, opera performance, analysis and theory. an excellent teaching tool for music schools.... Highly recommended Notes (Journal of the U.S. Music Library Association)

22 African American Music Reference Critically acclaimed and comprehensive reference database chronicling the rich history of African American music. 50,000 pages of text and over 17,000 pages of liner notes Essential for African American studies, music education and American history "Highly recommended "A+ rating

23 apps

24 Platforms arent agile, by definition We have a lot of valuable content/metadata You understand your needs better than we do The cost of creating analytical tools is falling We want to step out of the way … Apps – why?

25 Apps – for example … (SALAMI) Analyses the structure of 100,00s of pieces of music from the Internet Archive so that one can easily identify the coda, etc. of a given piece of music. (Chorale Composer) Interactive music theory instruction application that offers real time, automatic analysis of musical input and Teacher- defined templates that automatically generate interactive practice sheets

26 Apps – for example … (Peachnote score viewer) Create and share annotations as an independent overlay on top of a score image

27 In early 2013, well release an API to enable 3 rd parties to build apps on top of our content Let us know if youd like to get involved: –Apps that would benefit from access to our content –Ideas for apps Apps – our thoughts …

28 publishing local recordings

29 Local Hosting of Library Collections Why? We have a publishing platform designed with music in mind: Relevant metadata/vocabularies Built-in discovery Access controls Educational tools Scalable Opportunity for licensing

30 Local Hosting of Library Collections Pilot Jazz in Video targeting major jazz performances from all around the world complement to Jazz Music Library World Music in Video targeting major archives of field recordings and published videos of world music performances from around the world complement to Contemporary World Music and Smithsonian Global Sound Pilot to investigate hosting School of Music recordings (audio, video) on Alexander Streets Music Online platform Cross-searchable Playlist tools Access controls

31 Local Hosting of Library Collections Interested in experimenting with us? Requirements Digital files Digital metadata in structured file Permission to stream locally

32 Other developments Text searchable liner notes 2.5mbps video streams

33 And finally… 1.Please ensure you are on our list of attendees to enter our draw to win a free year of Classical Music in Video or The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music

34 And finally… 2.Please take a trial card and try out any collections you dont already use

35 And finally… 3.Dont forget to ask us about any Alexander Street Press collections that are of interest


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