With all the exciting new media in the library's collection, picking just a few audio and video titles was a tough call. Try these, or ask your librarians to suggest DVDs, CD-ROMs, and more.
J. M. Roberts' History of the World
Extending over all ages and all continents, this remarkable audiobook covers the history of mankind, whether prince or peasant. Anyone who wants to grasp the core elements of the world's historical evolution will find this book to be not only useful but fascinating.
New 20th Century Music
CD 7379, v.1-105
The library was proud to announce the transfer of reel-to-reel tapes to compact disc of new twentieth-century music from the American International Music Fund and the Koussevitsky Music Foundation. These are premiere recordings given to selected libraries, and this marks their first appearance on compact disc.
Bach 2000: The Complete Bach Edition
CD 7908, v.1-12
Celebrating over three hundred years of the music of Johann Sebastian Bach, this twelve-volume set includes a hundred and fifty-three compact discs and twelve informative and beautifully illustrated booklets covering Bach's entire oeuvre. These works, the best of Teldecs' catalog, were recorded in various locations from 1964 to 1999.
The Blue Note Years
This fourteen-cd collection covers everything the Blue Note fan could possibly want, from the years 1939 to 1998, and including boogie-woogie, bop, avant garde, and much, much more. A sixtieth anniversary set that will please the most demanding jazz devotee.
Lannan Literary Series
VHS 10147, v. 1-63
Twentieth-century poets and writers from all corners of the world are interviewed, and read from their works in this stimulating series from the Lannan Foundation, which is dedicated to cultural creativity and diversity through its various programs.