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NAXOS Music Library

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NAXOS Music Library (NML) is the world’s largest online classical music library. Currently, it offers streaming access to more than 127,240 CDs with more than 1,903,700 tracks of both standard and rare repertoire.

  • Complete Naxos, DaCapo and Marco Polo catalogues via streaming audio
  • Selected titles from over 650 record labels, with more labels joining every month
  • Multiple genres: Contemporary Jazz, Jazz Legends, Folk Legends, Blues Legends, Nostalgia, World, Contemporary Instrumental, Chinese Music, Pop and Rock, Gospel Legends, Spoken Word, Relaxation Music
Access Information
  • 24/7 Access—anywhere, anytime from any computer
  • Access the “service on the go” with the iPhone/iPod and Android mobile app
  • Stream music through the standard internet connection of most phones and tablets with the HTML5 player
  • Unlimited simultaneous users!
  • Search by composer, work, genre, label, or keyword
  • Advanced search: Combine up to 11 search criteria
Extra Functionality
  • Find liner notes for many recordings
  • Create personalized playlists or use predefined Naxos Music library playlists
  • Find playlists for graded music exams (ABRSM, Trinity/Guildhall) in various categories and grades
  • Listen to audiobook transcriptions about the history of classical music and opera
  • Find libretti and synopses of over 700 operas
  • Use a pronunciation guide for composer and artist names
  • Consult a glossary or an overview of important musical terms
  • Find details about analyses of work, instrumentation, publishers, duration, and other information, including available recordings
  • Find classical music podcasts
E-Learning Resources
  • Take Guided Tours through different historical eras of music: the Baroque Era, the Classical Era, the Romantic Era, or explore Nationalism in the Romantic Era
  • Find a wealth of information and exercises designed to introduce the world of classical music to young children, specifically those in Australia, Ireland, Korea, America, Canada, and the United Kingdom.

  • If you would like more information about Naxos Music Library, please contact Leanne Wells, Music Librarian at UNB Fredericton, (506-447-3075). Find additional information about music in UNB Libraries’ Guide to Music.


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