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Vocal Performance & Opera

Exploring our collection

Streaming Media

Met Opera on Demand

Features video and audio from the illustrious company's archive, including most of the recent hi-def videos, older videos produced for public television, and audio of over 350 radio broadcasts going back to 1935.

Naxos Video Library 

Naxos Video Library offers more than 1,800 full-length videos of live classical music concerts, operas, ballets, and documentaries.


The Jones Music Library features a substantial DVD collection which includes many opera productions and live performance recordings. 

To search OPAL for a specific musical/work, initiate a keyword search that includes the title of the work and composer's last name (optional) and select the material type, "audiovisuals"

Related Links:

  • Complete list of DVDs at the Jones Music Library (includes operas, musicals, and other genres) in call number order

BW Films on Demand

Besides a growing DVD collection at the Jones Music Library, BW students and faculty also have access to digital films through BW Films on Demand.    Films on Demand provides access to a variety of films related to Music & Dance, including specific opera and musical theater productions as well as profiles of artists, composers and specific productions. Each title in this collection is described in the OPAL Catalog

Streaming Audio & Video Resources

The Jones Music Library subscribes to the following online streaming audio & video services.  

Masterclass Media Foundation Series

The Jones Music Library's DVD collection includes a growing series of masterclasses published by the Masterclass Media Foundation.  The DVDs may be checked out for in-library use from the Circulation Desk.  The following list summarizes the library's current holdings of Masterclass DVDs related to singing.  However, as the library continually adds to a collection, search the OPAL Catalog by "Masterclass Media" to check for newer titles in this series.