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Food & Cooking: Music Resources

Resources for learning more about food and cooking, including recipe sources and techniques for domestic, ethnic, and regional cuisines.

Food and Music

Have you considered the relation that food shares with music? Various composers have, and Foley Center Library provides you access to the Naxos Music Library database where you can find pieces like these by prolific composer Georg Philipp Telemann. Consider a volume from his Musique de Table (Tafelmusik), sometimes translated as Table or Dinner music:

Vol. 1 - Telemann - Musique de Table - Tafelmusik Vol. 2 - Telemann - Musique de Table - Tafelmusik

Vol. 3 - Telemann - Musique de Table - Tafelmusik Vol. 4 - Telemann - Musique de Table - Tafelmusik

Featured Food-related World Music Album

If you're working with regional or foreign recipes, ingredients, or techniques, you may find find the music associated with that culture useful or inspiring. Foley Library's subscription to Music Online's Contemporary World Music (WOMU) database by Alexander Street provides online access to thousands of albums. Visit the database to search or browse music--even whole albums, like this fantastic series!!!




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