Naxos Music Library provides online access to an extensive catalog of recordings searchable by composer, artist, period, year of composition, instrument or genre.
The Naxos Music Library is the most comprehensive classical music library online. In conjunction with hundreds of other top music labels, it contains titles spanning medieval music to modern, jazz, electronic, world music, pop, rock, and more; making it an unrivaled streaming music resources. The NML is continuously updated with new labels added monthly and hundreds of CD's added each year.
Educational Features of the NML:
Opera libretti and synopses in 5 languages
Music Glossary and Pronunciation Guide
Over 125 podcasts on ground-breaking Naxos recordings, interviews with composers, and much more
Analysis of major classical works by Naxos' team of musicologists
MENC-based music curriculum plans for K-12 students
Junior Section that includes The Story of Classical Music, useful for learning prominent composers; basic lessons on music notation; the national anthems of every country worldwide, and more
Award-winning author, Richard Fawkes' The History of Classical Music and The History of Oepra - full text on screen
Over 75,000 tracks and over 4,500 albums
Customizable playlists: Professors can create and edit playlists of exam pieces and extra-curricular listening for their students. Students can also create their own, private playlists.
iPhone and Android apps: The NML iPhone and Android apps are free and available to all subscribers, allowing subscribers to listen to their favorite playlists remotely - no computer necessary.
Search by Keyword, Composer, Genre, and more
Usage statistics: The NML offers live usage statistics for all subscribers.
Stream at 20Kbps (FM quality), 64Kbps (new CD quality), or 128Kbps (CD quality)
Static URLs for every track, album, and playlist facilitate sharing of content among users.
LYRASIS members may subscribe at any time.