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Get ready for the roar of car racing on the Las Vegas strip! The UNLV Music Library has curated a set of songs to set the mood while watching all the action here in Las Vegas. Watch on YouTube or listen on Spotify, the links are below.
This database contains an extensive collection of music and articles designed expressly as the textbook and anthology for music history and theory courses, with more than 600 pieces of music (over 7000 pages). Most works are presented in their entirety rather than in excerpt.
Periods surveyed include Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and 20th-century music.
On YouTube we've created a Fourth of July playlist! The music chosen is meant to inspire patriotism and explore a small portion of the nation’s history. Much of the music is written by American composers, such as Samuel A. Ward, George M. Cohan, Irving Berlin, and John Philip Sousa. John Philip Sousa is known as “The March King” for setting the standard march form with his 136 march compositions. Sousa served as the director of the United States Marine Band from 1880 to 1892, helping the Marine Band rise to prominence where he also became well known. After leaving the military, Sousa’s music was so popular in the United States, and around the world, that he toured with his Sousa Band for nearly 40 years.
Other music included are patriotic and folk songs known to many who grew up in the United States. The songs “America the Beautiful,” "America (My Country, 'Tis of Thee)," and “The Star…
Blues, a genre born in the United States, started in the south and progressed from there. Blues music has been influential in much of the popular music of the 20th and 21st centuries. American and international artists in rock, jazz, hip hop and beyond have been influenced by classic and modern blues music.
Please enjoy this playlist of blues standards curated by the UNLV Music Library. The playlist is available on Spotify and YouTube.
Valentine's Day is fast approaching! The Music Library staff brings you two unique playlists for your listening pleasure. Whether you're feeling a little heartbroken, or absolutely smitten, you can find our "Heartbreak" and "Love" playlists on Spotify and YouTube. The Music Library hopes you have a lovely Valentine's Day!