Naxos Music Library

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Description

The Naxos Music Library is an on-line library of more than 75,000 tracks of music from the catalog of Naxos, a leading classical music label, and selected additional labels. Although Naxos is best known for its classical recordings (with more than 200 released each year), the Naxos Music Library also includes world music, jazz, and national anthems. All of the Naxos repertoire may be searched in standard/advanced modes or browsed in a large number of categories and genres. In addition, Naxos offers a number of text resources including overviews of music history, program notes for recordings, and the complete libretti of operas available in the Naxos Music Library.

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Additional details are available at: http://www.naxosmusiclibrary.com/default.asp.

Minimum bandwidth requirements are: Broadband for 128Kbps streaming (CD quality), DSL or ISDN for 64Kbps streaming (near CD quality), and Dial-up connection for 20Kbps streaming (FM quality).

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Dates covered

Circa 1150 to the present.

Updating frequency

Monthly.

Sources

Music from the catalog of Naxos, First Edition Music, Da Capo, Celestial Harmonies, and selected additional recording labels.

Type of coverage

Audios of classical, world/folk, jazz/contemporary, and new age music, including national anthems. Text resources include opera synopses, opera libretti, histories, and glossaries/dictionaries.

Print counterpart or
related resources

None.

Producer/content provider

Naxos Digital Services Ltd.

Vendor/electronic presentation provider

Naxos Digital Services Ltd.

Core Subject(s)

Supplementary Subject(s)