VISIT THE JUDAIC COLLECTION

CURRENTLY FEATURING: streaming audio from Cantor Shloimele Rothstein, one of 260 Cantorial voices to choose from.

Some songs may only be available as snippets due to US Copyright laws.

These items are noted with (Research Station) and only allow for 45 seconds snippets to be played.

The Judaic Collection contains sound recordings considered to reflect Jewish life and culture. It contains: Comedy; Immigrant culture; Israeli history, Cantorial/Liturgical music and Klezmer. This collection contains recordings in Yiddish, Sephardic, Hebrew, and English. Secular performances by prominent Jewish artists and/or composers are also included.

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VISIT THE VINTAGE COLLECTION

CURRENTLY FEATURING:  timeless love songs from the 1920s.

Some songs may only be available as snippets due to US Copyright laws.

These items are noted with (Research Station) and only allow for 45 seconds snippets to be played.

The Vintage Collection contains sound recordings released between 1901 and 1960. The vast majority of these recordings are on 78 rpm discs, but 45 rpm discs and long-playing LPs may also be included.

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VISIT THE JAZZ COLLECTION

CURRENTLY FEATURING: streaming audio snippets from the RSA’s collection of American Jazz recordings. 

The Jazz Collection has not yet been fully inventoried or digitized. Donors interested in funding a Jazz digitization project should contact the RSA at SoundArchives@fau.edu.

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LISTEN TO STREAMING AUDIO This player contains selections from the Recorded Sound Archives (RSA) at Florida Atlantic University Libraries Vintage, Jazz and Judaic collections. Some songs may only be available as snippets due to US Copyright laws.

Those recordings restricted by copyright will only play 45 seconds to give you a sense of what that recording originally sounded like.

These recordings can be identified by an icon   when searching & the words (RESEARCH STATION) when listening to recordings in the player. While these recordings are restricted to 45 seconds on the public website, full access is available through the RSA's Research Station and may be accessed only for bona fide academic study and research.

FAU Students, Faculty and Staff can listen to recordings unrestricted by logging into the Research Station using their FAU ID.

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If you are not part of the FAU community and interested in gaining access, you may apply here.