Winner of the coveted Midem Award for Best Classical Download Site in 2010, ClassicsOnline is your number one source for the newest classical music releases, with a comprehensive catalogue of classical, classic jazz, blues, folk and world music. There are standards, rarities and bargains from the most popular independent labels and the largest online classical music catalogue of over 3/4 million tracks. More than 40,000 classical music albums are available in CD, MP3 (320kbps) and FLAC (lossless format). Naxos, the leading independent label of classical music, launched ClassicsOnline in May 2007 to serve as classical music enthusiasts’ go-to resource for digital downloads, the latest releases and artist spotlights.
Classical music enthusiasts and audiophiles worldwide are offered an enormous range of specialist repertoire not available from other online stores. More than 500 new classical music albums are added every month, all at competitive prices. Other notable offerings include: Free preview streaming of every album/track, special advanced search facility enables you to find your favourite classical music composers/artists/works/albums, and DRM-free tracks allows you to ‘burn’ tracks to an unlimited number of CDs or transfer them to an mp3 player or iPod for personal use. Membership is free, and registration includes 5 free tracks for download. You get more free tracks every week and gain access to exclusive classical deals when you subscribe to the newsletter.
Over 40,000 albums and 750,000 tracks
More than 500 new albums are added to the site each month
Over 300 Independent Labels
Core labels include: BIS, Chandos, Hanssler, CPO, Dacapo, Marco Polo, Naxos, Profil, Ondine, Danacord and Wigmore Hall
Dedicated to creating and maintaining the best classical music search criteria available on any downloading site, ClassicsOnline celebrated its one-year anniversary by updating its entire catalog to 320 kbps. Richer and more detailed in sound compared to lower bitrate files, ClassicsOnline mp3s and CD tracks are virtually indistinguishable in sound quality. Now, 2.0, lossless FLAC downloads will soon be offered too. All tracks are DRM free.
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