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Hope Library Guides

.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

Streaming Performance

For video performances, documentaries and educational videos the library has several resources available. Most of these are findable through Primo, but here are individual collections that can be helpful to browse and search:

Music Recordings in Primo

Hope Libraries has both an extensive physical CD collection and streaming CD resources.  Use Primo to search for both our CD and streaming holdings.  Limit your Resource Type to "Audio" for CDs and/or "Audio Visual" for Streaming recordings. 

Primo Resource type facet with Audio Visual and Audio buttons checked

This will bring up both professional recordings and Hope College Concerts and Recitals.  Would you like to remove Hope College performances from your results?  Use the Advanced Search and include "NOT"  "Hope College Music Recordings" in your search, as demonstrated below.

Primo advanced search with "not" search for "hope college music recordings"


Research/Instruction Librarians