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Music Online: Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries

This is a virtual encyclopedia of the world’s musical and aural traditions. Genres covered include American Folk, Blues, Bluegrass, Old Time Country, American Indian, World, Jazz, Classical & Broadway, Spoken Word & Sounds, and Children’s.

Music Online: Contemporary World Music

This database delivers the sounds of all regions from every continent. It will contain important genres such as reggae, worldbeat, neo-traditional, world fusion, Balkanic jazz, African film, Bollywood, Arab swing and jazz, and other genres.

Trial access will expire on 15 Februrary, 2015.