Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Naxos Music Library - now available

Access to Naxos Music Library is now available as part of Library support for the new BA in Music.

Naxos Music Library is the world´s largest online classical music library. Currently, it offers streaming access to more than 140,330 CDs with more than 2,172,000 tracks of both standard and rare repertoire. Over 800 new CDs are added to the library every month.

The contents of Naxos Music Library can be searched by composer, work, genre and label; by keyword search; and by an advanced search engine with up to 11 combined search criteria. In addition to allowing users to listen to recordings, liner notes are provided for many recordings.

Furthermore, a vast array of background information is available.

Resources include:
  • Audio book transcriptions about the history of classical music and opera with listening examples
  • Libretti and synopses of over 700 operas
  • A pronunciation guide for composer and artist names
  • A glossary
  • An overview of important musical terms
  • Work analyses
  • Work details with instrumentation, publishers, duration, other information and available recordings
  • Classical music podcasts

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