Multidisciplinary collection of audiovisual content. Collections include American Music, Classical Music Library, Contemporary World Music, Jazz Music Library, Popular Music Library, and Smithsonian Global Sound.
Over 2,000 hours of historic field recordings from around the world, alongside their supporting field notes and ethnographers’ metadata. Includes the following collections: southern and central Africa, Oceania, Central African Republic, South Asia, Afghanistan, American folk music/U.S.A. South Negro Folklore Collection