Annette's Bravo Blog features news and discussion about the library's collection of classical, jazz and popular recordings. Stop by for links to musical happenings in the library and community as well as links to online music resources.
Don't miss our Freegal Downloadable Music collection!
Enjoy Music CDs from the MediaBank
Hundreds of music CDs from many popular genres are available for checkout from the Liverpool MediaBank! It's easy to browse the MediaBank Music CD collection from any of the catalog stations in the library, or from home or a smart phone by visiting http://mediabank.lpl.org Make your selection and reserve your item, then come to the library before the close of the next business day to pick it up from the MediaBank machine.
The Folkus Project: Words and Music Songwriter Woodshed
Wednesdays, Sept 3, Oct 1, Nov 5, Dec 3 • 6pm
Sargent Meeting Room
A monthly gathering of songwriters, offering encouragement, criticism, and a sophisticated "first audience" for songs in progress. Co-sponsored with The Folkus Project, presenting folk and acoustic music in Syracuse and CNY. For more info visit folkus.org. See Read More below about the upcoming Showcase on Nov. 2.
Get Your Uke on with Our New Ukulele Kits!
Check out a ukulele from the Liverpool Public Library. Each kit has its own ukulele, beginning song book, instructional DVD, and tuner. Stop at the Customer Service Desk and find out how to take one home today!
For more Ukulele info, Click on the Read More below...
Free, Downloadable Holiday Music
Yes, it’s true – this music is free and downloadable via the Overdrive Digital Media Catalog (also listed in the Polaris Catalog).
Get in the holiday spirit with these recordings:
Celebration of Christmas
(by Handel, Torelli, Bach and Vivaldi)
Christmas Piano Album
Classical Christmas Album
English Madrigals and Songs
Hanukkah & Christmas Celebration Music
(by Holiday Consort)
(Hanukkah & Christmas music by Holiday Consort)
Music of the Italian Renaissance
Sacred Masterpieces of the Renaissance
(Byrd, Gesualdo, Palestrina and Tallis)
To learn more about OverDrive, go to www.lpl.org and click on “Library Catalog,” then “Shortcut connect to JUST the Overdrive Digital Media Catalog.”
Custom Online Radio Stations
Seen these yet? They can help you find new music based on what you like now.
Type the name of an artist or song you enjoy. Pandora will create a custom online "radio station" playlist for you, using its extensive database called the Music Genome Project.
Combines social networking with your listening tastes. Every time you play music on your computer, Last.fm learns your particular likes and attempts to suggest things you'll enjoy. Meanwhile, connect with others who listen to the same music.
TechCrunch features reviews of these tools and many more linked with the tag: "internet radio".