Database of Recorded American Music (DRAM)

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Description

DRAM is a not-for-profit resource providing CD quality audio, complete and original liner notes and essays from New World Records, Composers Recordings, Inc. (CRI) and other important labels. Currently, there are over 1,200 complete CDs (7,500 compositions) in DRAM. The basis for the current collection is the diverse catalogue of American music recordings by New World Records, ranging from folk to opera, Native American to jazz, 19th century classical to early rock, musical theater, contemporary, electronic and beyond. DRAM also includes music from other contributing sources, including the CRI, Albany, innova, Cedille, XI, Pogus, Deep Listening and Mutable Music labels.

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Dates covered

Recordings issued from 1976-2006 (but with repertoire, including vernacular musics, originating from as far back as the early to mid-nineteenth century).

Updating frequency

As new independent record labels are licensed.

Sources

The basis for the current collection is the catalog of American music recordings by New World Records. DRAM also includes music from other contributing sources, including the CRI (Composers Recordings, Inc.), Albany, innova, Cedille, XI, Pogus, Deep Listening and Mutable Music labels.

Type of coverage

Digital tracks (streaming audio), with related liner notes and essays.

Print counterpart or
related resources

American music recordings by New World Records and other contributing sources, including the CRI (Composers Recordings, Inc.), Albany, innova, Cedille, XI, Pogus, Deep Listening and Mutable Music labels.

Producer/content provider

Recorded Anthology of American Music, Inc.

Vendor/electronic presentation provider

Recorded Anthology of American Music, Inc.

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