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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. Playlists have been migrated and saved, and will be available for students in 2022 in the relevant subject LMS sites. NOTE: 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

Click here for text-based instructions

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: