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Online Resources For Music Study

Subscription and open-access content for the study of both applied and academic music studies.

Kanopy: Streaming Video Database

With your Ball State username and password, you can view music documentaries and performances via  Unlike Youtube, Kanopy's videos are legally authorized for use in courses and presentations, and come with a durable URL for citing in papers.  In addition, most videos include transcripts, making it easy to quote presenters.   As of March, 2017, there are over 550 full-length videos for viewing.

You can also set up an account within Kanopy for creating lists and making clips of videos to embed in course materials.

Click here to browse the videos about music.  (You will be asked for your username and password)

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Video Resources Available through Ball State University Libraries

Dance Online: Dance in Video

Cardinal Stage and Screen: Music Videos created by Ball State Students (TCOM department)

Folkstreams:  Films documenting the American experience by independent film makers