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Sound Recordings: Via Databases

How to locate and use Audio Recordings

How to find Music Recordings via Databases

Naxos Music LibraryNaxos Music Library is the world's most respected provider of recorded music.

Naxos Music Library - Listen to 130,000+music cds – primarily classical, but also World, Spoken Word, Folk, Gospel, Chinese, and other genres.


Naxos JazzNaxos Music Library Jazz - Naxos Music Library Jazz [NMLJ] offers a mix selection of jazz legends and contemporary jazz. recordings of over 32,000 artists are represented.  World-Famous Jazz Labels can be found in this collection.  The recordings come from over 200 labels, and include the catalogue of Blue Note Records, Warner Jazz, EMI, Fantasy and others.



Naxos Video Library


Also, Naxos Video Library brings an extensive streaming video library of classical music performances, opera, ballet, live concerts and documentaries. Watch the world's greatest opera houses, ballet companies, orchestras and artists perform on demand! You can stream any video in the library from anywhere in the world with an internet connection.

Key features include:

  1. Over 1895 full-length videos, available anytime, anywhere
  2. Create custom clips: edit and add them to individual playlists
  3. Subtitles available in over 5 languages
  4. Search videos by category, role, composer, artist, production personnel, work, venue or festival
  5. Access pre-defined video chapters and other points of interest including individual arias and scene breaks
  6. View video as Full Screen, 2/3 Screen or 1/4 Screen
  7. Videos stream at 700 Kbps (standard quality) and 2 Mbps (high quality)
  8. Libretto/text included when available
  9. Compatible with both PC and Mac

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