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Online Course Reserves for Performing Arts Classes: MUS 52131: America's Music (Devore)

Welcome to the Performing Arts Library course page for MUS 52131: America's Music with instructor Dr. Richard Devore. This page contains links to online sound recordings that are required listening. Sign-in required from off-campus. If encountering difficulties listening to audio tracks, update to the latest version of your Internet browser (click here for more troubleshooting ideas).

All of these titles are available on the America's Musical Landscape CD set by Jean Ferris available on reserve in the Performing Arts Library (CD 6184). Online library recordings are not available for the unit on Vernacular Musics Since Rock & Roll. Possibly on Spotify, iTunes and/or YouTube.

Recordings of the following are not available online:

  • Yeibichai Chant Song
  • Sioux Grass Dance
  • El corrido de Gregorio Cortez
  • Field Holler
  • Father's Field Call
  • No More Auction Block for Me
  • Bradley: Hammer, Ring
  • Billings: When Jesus Wept

You may also listen to playlists of required listening on your personal computer or your mobile device (to download App search Google Play or iTunes App store for "Naxos Music Library"). Visit the Listen to Music Online guide for more details on logging into the mobile app.

ATTN FIREFOX USERS: Naxos Music Library is currently experiencing technical problems associated with Firefox browsers. So, please either use a different browser (e.g. Chrome, Safari or Internet Explorer) to listen to the recordings on this page, switch to the "Old Player" instead of the default "HTML5 Player" screen (step-by-step instructions), or access recordings using the playlist hosted in Naxos Music Library.

Click on tabs above to access recordings of required listening for other units. 

To listen from off campus a VPN is required. If encountering difficulties listening to audio tracks, update to the latest version of your Internet browser (click here for more troubleshooting ideas).

All of these titles are available on the America's Musical Landscape CD set by Jean Ferris available on reserve in the Performing Arts Library (CD 6184).

Recordings of the following are not available online:

  • Macdermid: There'll be Joy, Joy, Joy
  • I Wish I Was in Dixie's Land
  •  Paine: Fuga giocosa, op. 41, no. 3

Click on tabs above to access recordings of required listening for other units. 

To listen from off campus a VPN is required. If encountering difficulties listening to audio tracks, update to the latest version of your Internet browser (click here for more troubleshooting ideas).

All of these titles are available on the America's Musical Landscape CD set by Jean Ferris available on reserve in the Performing Arts Library (CD 6184).

Recordings of the following are not available online:

  • Cohan: Rose
  • Berlin: Alexander's Ragtime Band
  • Porter: Night and Day
  • Johnson: Hellhound on My Trail
  • Lost Your Head Blues
  • Handy: St. Louis Blues
  • Armstrong: Hotter Than That
  • Basie: Taxi War Dance
  • Ellington: Mood Indigo
  • Parker: Koko
  • Ellington: Concerto for Cootie
  • Desmond: Take Five
  • Davis: Boplicity
  • Rodgers: Blue Yodel no. 9
  • Ballad of Casey Jones
  • Scruggs: Earl's Breakdown
  • Ku: Mele of My Tutu E
  • Cajun Two-Step
  • Ortiz: Ojos (Eyes)
  • Jobim: Desafinado

Click on tabs above to access recordings of required listening for other units. 

To listen from off campus a VPN is required. If encountering difficulties listening to audio tracks, update to the latest version of your Internet browser (click here for more troubleshooting ideas).

All of these titles are available on the America's Musical Landscape CD set by Jean Ferris available on reserve in the Performing Arts Library (CD 6184).

Recordings of the following are not available online:

  • Cohan: Give My Regards to Broadway
  • Glass: Einstein on the Beach

Click on tabs above to access recordings of required listening for other units. 

To listen from off campus a VPN is required. If encountering difficulties listening to audio tracks, update to the latest version of your Internet browser (click here for more troubleshooting ideas).

All of these titles are available on the America's Musical Landscape CD set by Jean Ferris available on reserve in the Performing Arts Library (CD 6184).

Recordings of the following are not available online:

  • Babbitt: Ensembles for Synthesizer
  • Oliveros: Sound Patterns

Click on tabs above to access recordings of required listening for other units. 

Listen to Music Online

Sign-in required to listen to recordings commercial free from off campus.