SOURCE: Naxos of America, Inc.

Naxos of America, Inc.

March 02, 2011 10:13 ET

Brilliant Classics to Be Distributed by Naxos of America

FRANKLIN, TN and LEEUWARDEN, NETHERLANDS--(Marketwire - March 2, 2011) - On May 1, 2011, Naxos of America will launch distribution of Brilliant Classics in the United States and Canada. 

As one of today's leading classical labels, Brilliant Classics offers recordings of wide-ranging repertoire from popular favorites to more specialized musical tastes. The Brilliant Classics catalog is filled with a combination of brand new, licensed and historic recordings from Gregorian chant to music from the second half of the 20th century.

In just over a decade, Brilliant Classics Editions have become industry trademarks. Consisting of the complete works of a single composer, these editions, devoted to Beethoven, Mozart, Bach, Rachmaninoff and many others continue to be critically acclaimed. Other acclaimed series include the Brilliant Classics Opera Collection featuring performances by such legends as Maria Callas, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Boris Christoff and Tito Gobbi; the Russian Archives highlighting artists such as Emil Gilels, Evgeny Kissin, David Oistrakh and Sviatoslav Richter; and Musica Sacra, beautifully compiled collections of the most magnificent sacred works ever written by composers such as Tallis, J.S. Bach, Haydn, and Purcell.

Headquartered in Franklin, Tennessee, a suburb of Nashville, Naxos of America is the #1 independent classical music distributor in the U.S. Specializing in state-of-the-art distribution, marketing and promotion, Naxos of America distributes nearly 20,000 SKUs to traditional brick and mortar retail, as well as offering a comprehensive suite of services tailored to consumer direct fulfillment. Naxos of America is also the largest digital distributor of independent classical music, supplying a catalog of over 25,000 albums to hundreds of digital download and mobile outlets worldwide. Naxos of America offers marketing, e-marketing, publicity, e-publicity, physical and digital e-commerce services, licensing opportunities, streaming services, sales and customer service for all new releases and active catalog titles of Naxos Records and more than 125 distributed labels.

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