Naxos is currently releasing nine special edition 10-disc box-sets entitled Great Opera, Great Ballet, Great Piano Concertos, Great Romantic Symphonies, Great Violin Concertos, Great Russian Symphonies, Great Classical Symphonies, Great Baroque Masterpieces and Great Sacred Masterpieces. Each set contains an array of tracks carefully selected from the greatest and best-loved works in the repertoire. All boxes are offered at a suggested retail price of £29.99 and come with a fascinating extended booklet with detailed information on the genre itself, chronological placement of each work and composer and a comprehensive study of the music. Throughout the year the label will be offering free downloads to all customers. One free download is available from first of each month from and will feature tracks from various music strands chosen to reflect particular strengths of the Naxos catalogue, and which show the diversity of repertoire on offer from the label. The downloads will include tracks from the American Classics, British Piano Concertos and English Song series, among others. 2012 will also see the development of more Apps from the label following the success of the My First Classical Music App. Further Apps aimed at children are planned with The Little Classical Music App, The Little Mozart App, My First Classical Music App adapted for mobile phone and The Little Piano App among others. Autumn 2012 will see the first App aimed at the adult market with the release of A Guided Tour of the Romantic Era for use on iPhone, Android phones and the iPad. Future titles include A Guided Tour of the Baroque Era, which will be released later in the year.

Visit ClassicsOnline and find the widest spectrum of recorded classical music available for download! 

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

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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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