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.Music (General): Recordings

This is the main portal to databases and other library sources for music research at Van Wylen Library, Hope College.

Online Recordings

Want to quickly compare our streaming music to our physical CD holdings?  You can use the custom MightyFind box below to search for specific pieces or albums.

Music Recordings in HopeCat

Hope Libraries has both an extensive physical CD collection and streaming CD resources.  Use HopeCat to search just for our CD holdings in Advanced Search.  Just limit your Material Type to "Music Recording".  This will bring up both professional recordings and Hope College Concerts and Recitals.  Would you like to remove Hope College performances from your results?  Include "And Not"  "Hope College Music Recordings" in your search, as demonstrated below.

HopeCat Search for nonHope recordings

In contrast, to search JUST for Hope Recordings, limit your location to "Music Library Hope Concerts":

HopeCat Search for Hope recordings

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