Contemporary World Music  Connect to Contemporary World Music
Access: Internet-delivered database. There are three ways to connect:
  1. from a public computer in the University of Delaware Library
  2. from a University of Delaware campus connection in your dorm, lab, or office
  3. from an off-campus connection (University of Delaware ID required)

Sounds of all regions from every continent. The database will contain important genres such as reggae, worldbeat, neo-traditional, world fusion, Balkanic jazz, African film, Bollywood, Arab swing and jazz, and other genres such as traditional music$#8212;Indian classical, fado, flamenco, klezmer, zydeco, gospel, gagaku, and more.

Contemporary World Music is a component of Music Online.

Personalization: Click on “Register” for free registration. Then, create your own playlists and store them in your Playlists folder.
Notes: Headphones are available for checkout from the Student Multimedia Design Center.
Permitted Uses: Consult Terms of Use.
Output Formats:

Selections in Music Online are available at two streaming rates: 64 Kbps (“Standard”) for users on slower Internet connections and 320 Kbps (“High”) for broadband users. Toggle between the two rates by using the switch at the bottom right hand corner of the player window.

Selections are streamed to you and it is not possible to download or burn to CD any music on Music Online free of charge. You may click on the “download” icon next to selected musical works and download for a fee.

Help: Click on “Help” in the upper right of the screen. For further assistance, Ask the Library.
Software Requirements: System requirements
Related Resources: Naxos Music Library
Users: unlimited concurrent users
Producer: Alexander Street Press

This page is maintained by Erin Daix, Collection Development Department.

Last modified: 05/15/14