New streaming video database trial –

We’re pleased to announce a new database trial for the site, This slick site has live and archival performances, as well as many high quality documentaries.

From the website:

The catalogue offers:

  • Filmed concerts performed by the today’s greatest names in classical music: Claudio Abbado, Daniel Barenboim, Martha Argerich, Maurizio Pollini, Anna Netrebko, Gustavo Dudamel…
  • An unrivalled heritage of archive movies that bring back to life the legends of the past: Maria Callas, Herbert von Karajan, Leonard Bernstein, David Oistrakh, Mstislav Rostropovitch, Samson François, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau…
  • Inspiring documentaries on performers and composers directed by well-established names such as Bruno Monsaingeon and Frank Scheffer and movie documentaries directed by the great masters such as Alexander Sokurov and Johann van der Keuken…In addition, the catalogue offers numerous educational programs and master classes.

To access the database, go to the AU Library database trial page, and scroll down to “ – Virtual Classical Concert Hall.” From off-campus, you will have to log in with your AU ID number.

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