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Media Collections for Fine Arts and Music

Find physical and online media resources for Fine Arts and Music


Subsonic Update

Due to incompatibility with the University’s multi-factor authentication service, our music streaming server, Subsonic, has been retired. Recordings for subjects have been made available for students in the relevant subject LMS/Canvas sites. Speak with your lecturer if you're unsure.

NOTE: For general listening, Naxos Music Library and other online music services are still available.

Sound Recording databases

10,000s of sound recordings are available streaming online via the LIbrary Catalogue.  You can also go directly in to the databases linked below.

Open Access Sound databases

CDs & Vinyl Collections

To find sound recordings, do a keyword search on the library catalogue. 

Keyword search for online recordings

  1. specify distinctive words or phrases eg Messiaen
  2. Modify or Limit Search to Online Music Audio by clicking on the drop down menu


Other Music Subject Research Guides

The following links will take you to further information about how to find music related resources in the University of Melbourne Library: