SOURCE: Naxos of America, Inc.

Naxos of America, Inc.

July 02, 2012 08:47 ET

Naxos Music Library Subscribers Now Have Access to the Warner Classics, Teldec, and Erato Catalogs

FRANKLIN, TN--(Marketwire - Jul 2, 2012) - Naxos Music Library is proud to announce the addition of the Warner Classics, Teldec and Erato labels to its streaming audio collection. These immense catalogs include many great performances which have become the standard for their repertoire, such as the Barenboim Mozart Operas and Bayreuth Wagner Ring Cycle, the Harnoncourt Beethoven Symphonies and the José Serebrier Glazunov Symphonies and Concertos. On July 2nd, over 1,000 albums from these catalogs will be available on the Naxos Music Library with the remaining albums in the catalogs and new releases appearing over the coming months.

Dozens of legendary artists have called these labels home including Chanticleer, Chloë Hanslip, Nicolai Lugansky, Beaux Arts Trio, José Carreras, Sharon Kam, Kent Nagano, Cecilia Bartoli, Charlie Siem, Boston Camerata, John Eliot Gardiner and Mstislav Rostropovich among many others. Their performances are now available to subscribers of Naxos Music Library.

Naxos Music Library sets the industry standard in streaming classical music featuring over 70,000 albums from 500 record labels, including BIS, Blue Note Records, Chandos, EMI Classics, Nettwerk Music Group, Sun Records, Virgin Classics, and many others. With more than 1,000,000 tracks of music and tools for music education, Naxos Music Library is available for institutional and professional subscriptions and is currently being enjoyed by over 1200 universities, performing arts organizations, and public libraries in the North America.

Since 2001, new recordings have been produced under the Warner Classics label as well as continuing the APEX budget reissue series which includes recordings from both the Teldec & Erato labels.

Teldec Classics was founded in Hamburg, Germany in 1950 as a co-operation between Telefunken and Decca Records. Over its long history the label has been home to many great artists and its catalog includes the pioneering early music label Das Alte Werk. The Erato Disques label was founded in Paris, France in 1953 by Philippe Loury, originally as Éditions Musicales Costallat, when there were very few long-playing Renaissance and Baroque music recordings to be found. This was the area in which Erato first made its mark and which subsequently established its fine and enduring reputation under the guidance of Michel Garcin. Over the years a rich catalogue has emerged across all Classical repertoire areas from many of the finest artists of the day.

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