Arts and music

Listen to millions of music tunes or research for interviews, biographies, concert reviews and study information with resources available from the library.

 
John Johnson collection provides a unique insight into everyday life in eighteenth, nineteenth and early twentieth century Britain through digitised printed ephemera. Topics include 19th century entertainment, the book trade, popular prints, crimes, murders and executions, and advertising.
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Naxos Jazz offers one of the most comprehensive jazz collections available to stream for free online. With thousands of tracks and albums and jazz artists of all genres, there's something for every jazz music lover to listen to. 
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Naxos Music offers the most comprehensive collections of classical music available online. With tracks and albums to stream online, study information, resources and guided tours, there's something for everyone. 
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Oxford Art Online is an authoritative resource detailing the world of art and artists. Incorporating Grove Art, as well as Benezit Dictionary of Artists, users can browse articles on a wide range of subjects, including history, styles and biographies.
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Oxford Music Online offer users the chance to explore Grove Music and many other works to discover detail on the music industry, including record labels, performers and the many different genres of music from early roots to the modern era. 
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The National Library of Scotland provides access to a wide range of additional online resources and databases for further study of music and the arts. Registration Required. 
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