Performing Arts Databases
Searchable databases and catalogs
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U.S. ISMN Public Archive
Search information about all items registered by publishers with the U.S. ISMN Agency, includes newly published music as well as backlist items.
Chasanoff/Elozua "Amazing Grace" Collection Database
Search a database of recorded performances of the hymn by more than 3000 different musicians or ensembles.
It's Showtime! Sheet Music from Stage and Screen
A database of over 18,000 shows and productions dating from the 1690s to the present, containing more than 67,000 songs
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- Chasanoff/Elozua "Amazing Grace" Collection
Search a database of recordings
- It's Showtime! Sheet Music from Stage and Screen
Search a catalog of sheet music
- Jazz on the Screen
A Jazz and Blue Filmography by David Meeker
- Show Music on Record
A searchable database based on the book by Jack Raymond
- Silent Feature Film Database
From the report "The Survival of American Silent Feature Films: 1912-1929"
- Tap Dance in America
a Twentieth-Century Chronology of Tap Performance on Stage, Film, and Media by Constance Valis Hill
- Traditional Music & Spoken Word Catalog
Search information on approximately 34,000 ethnographic sound recordings from the American Folklife Center
- U.S. ISMN Public Archive
Search International Standard Music Number (ISMN) item records for music scores
Last Updated: April 17, 2017