Library Hours

Spring 2015:

Monday - Thursday

10:00 am - 6:45 pm

10:00 am - 4:45 pm

Closed Memorial Day, May 25

Summer Hours:

May 29 - June 19, 2015
Monday - Friday

10:00 am - 4:45 pm

June 22 - August 7, 2015
Monday - Thursday

10:00 am - 4:45 pm
Closed Fridays

Hours - All Libraries

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Aaron Copland School of Music
Queens College Libraries
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Location & Contact

Music Building, Room 225
65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Queens, NY 11367-1597

(tel) 718-997-3900
(fax) 718-997-3928

Streaming Audio and Video

Streaming Audio: Naxos Music Library

To search or browse for streaming audio files and their accompanying liner notes (if applicable), go to Naxos Music Library. (The sound files cannot be downloaded.)

  • Use the search box at the top to locate recordings that match your keywords, or …


Click on one of the links just below the search box to browse by composer, artist, genre, and more.


To narrow your search, click Advanced Search at the top right.


Click on the “tips” icon next to a search field for help in facilitating your search.

Once you click through to a recording, its track listing will appear. The left sidebar contains additional information and links to related content.

Select the track(s) you would like to hear and click “Play Selections” in the left sidebar. Note: this will make a pop-up window that contains the streaming Naxos Media Player appear.

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Streaming Audio: DRAM

To find streaming audio of contemporary American music (including liner notes), including many recordings not held in the Queens College Music Library, go to DRAM. You can select composer, performers, ensembles, instruments, or labels from the lists; browse; or use the search box.


The results can display the album, works, or tracks.


You can access the liner notes by clicking on the album, then clicking on liner notes. This requires Adobe Acrobat Reader. You also have the option of having the audio controls in a popup window or the same window. Albums can be purchased online through the “Buy Online” link. This will take you to the album’s page on the label’s website where you can purchase the CD.

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