Category Archives: Digital Collections

Kanopy: new film streaming service

Fondren has subscribed to the Kanopy film library.  Click the image to access it, or use the following url to browse the available music films*:


*you must have a Rice netid to access these films.



Classical Music Library – New Content

Alexander Street Press has added another 647 albums (10,519 
tracks) to Classical Music Library. You can see a list of all 
of the new content here:

Most notable of the additions is 316 new albums from Decca and 
Deutsche Grammophon. This fantastic new content contains material
 such as:

•  Beethoven’s Fidelio with Birgit Nilsson, Lorin Maazel and 
the Wiener Philharmoniker
•  Mozart Symphonies with the Academy of Ancient Music and 
Christopher Hogwood
•  Bellini’s Norma with Joan Sutherland, Richard Bonynge, 
and Marilyn Horne
•  Musicals, including Victor/Victoria, Jesus Christ Superstar,
 Tell Me on a Sunday, Mamma Mia, and more.
•  Plus artists and ensembles such as the Chicago Symphony 
Orchestra, Charles Dutoit, Carlos Kleiber, Cecilia Bartoli, 
Sumi Jo, Julie Andrews, Anna Netrebko, Christoph Eschenbach, 
Barbara Bonney, Lang Lang, and more!

Other artists and ensembles that have been added include: 
American Bach Soloists, Colin Booth, Daniel Estrem, Ensemble 
Mirable, Ivan Illic, Janine Johnson, JungHae Kim, Kyiv Chamber 
Choir, Philharmonia Baroque, Vivaldi Consort, and Vito 

Also, new albums from Haenssler Classic, Coro, Nimbus, 
Tactus, and independent artists and ensembles from around the 
world. Examples include:

•  Peter Philips - The English Exile
•  Ravel on Guitar and Ukulele
•  Baroque Lute Duets
•  Harpsichord suites of Chambonnieres
•  Japanese Piano Works
•  Boismortier - Sonatas for Two Bassoons and Continuo
•  Jake Heggie - To Hell and Back  

Classical Music Library now contains 8,437 albums/152,667 
tracks of music.

Library of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences offers new digital collections

Academy Publications, from the Margaret Herrick Library of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

The Margaret Herrick Library of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has digitized about 2500 items from the library’s collections.  These include correspondence, photographs, early release fliers, full issues of rare periodicals, sheet music and movie star ephemera–and complete copies of more than 250 Academy publications, dating back to the founding of the organization in 1927.  For film lovers, collections include the Cecil B. DeMille photograph collection, the Alfred Hitchcock papers, and the Academy Awards collection.  Music lovers will find a collection of sheet music (including silent film music), and material on theater organs.