Canadian Music Centre - Ontario
The Canadian Music Centre exists to stimulate the awareness, appreciation and performance of Canadian Music by making the music of it's 700+ Associate Composers generally available through the Centre's extensive collections, information resources, and production & distribution activities
Go to www.musiccentre.ca/findmusic to search over 20,000 works, as well as unique resources covering a wide range of Canadian contemporary classical, jazz, and electroacoustic music. Search, sample and borrow through our free lending library: online, in person, by phone or by mail.
Discover Canadian Composers
Access over 700 profiles enriched with thousands of score and sound samples from Canada’s composers.
Hear Music – CentreStreams
Browse and listen to over 10,000 archival recordings on our free online streaming service, CentreStreams. Access a wide range of music right at your fingertips.
Visit www.musiccentre.ca/publishing to purchase or rent scores and parts from Canada’s largest catalogue of Canadian composers. Not sure where to start? Arrange for a Repertoire Consultation with a CMC staff member!
Music Licensing – CentreTracks
Find the perfect sound to tell your story. Choose from our large collection of professionally composed music tracks at www.musiccentre.ca/centretracks. Perfect for Music Supervisors to use in any video, audio, or other production project.
Shop the CMC Boutique
Browse through 1,300 recordings from over 200 independent Canadian labels available for digital download, on CD or DVD. Explore Centrediscs, Canada’s only recording label devoted to the work of Canadian composers, at www.centrediscs.ca. Centrediscs boasts more than 150 titles of multi-award winning Canadian contemporary music. Experience sound and video clips before you buy, at www.musiccentre.ca/boutique.
Learn About the Music
CMC’s Sound Adventure and Sound Progression online projects offer interactive games and immersive learning for all ages. Free educator resource kits make these award-winning websites ready for the classroom. Explore the multicultural richness of Canadian classical music though the interactive Influences of Many Musics.
Fill Your Concert Calendar
Use our online calendar and newsfeed to find out about upcoming concerts and events worldwide. Hear the music of Canada’s composers live in your own community! Search the listings at www.musiccentre.ca/calendar
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