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Black, Indigenous, People of Colour (BIPOC) composers, music, and musicians

Use this guide to explore the diversity of composers, music, and musicians in the resources from Memorial University Libraries and beyond.

Online Audio

DRAM: Database of Recorded American Music

  • This streaming audio resources is restricted to MUN users only.
  • Offers recordings of a variety of styles including avant-garde, contemporary, electronic, folk, opera, indigenous, jazz, musical theatre, and more from independent labels and sound archives.

Music Online: Smithsonian Global Sound

  • This streaming audio resource is restricted to MUN users only.
  • In partnership with Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, this collection provides access to recordings from very diverse music from around the world.

Naxos Music Library: Jazz

  • This streaming audio resource is restricted to MUN users only and has a limit of simultaneous users.  If you have difficulty access it, please try again later.
  • Offers recording from jazz legends to contemporary jazz from over 520 labels.

Online Video

Music & Performing Arts

  • This streaming audio and audiovisual resource is restricted to MUN users only.
  • You can browse categories from American music to Jazz and World music by people, instrument, and in some cases cultural group.