Naxos Music Library

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In response to a University-mandated budget reduction, the Library will strategically reduce spending on books, journals and databases during the 2020-2021 academic year (FY21).

Naxos Music Library has been identified as a lesser-used database which may be canceled. In order to gather additional data to assist with the decision making process, we ask that you complete a brief survey about your use of this online resource. Thank you for your participation.

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Access over 1.9 million tracks (127,400+ CDs), representing the entire Naxos, Marco Polo, and Da Capo catalogs, and other licensed independent labels. The library offers the complete Naxos and Marco Polo catalogues plus the complete catalogues or selected titles from over 650 record labels, with more labels joining every month. Along with classical music, jazz, world, and pop/rock are also represented.

Choose tracks by Genre (Classical Music, Jazz Contemporary, etc.) and then by Categories (Ballet, Chamber Music, etc.) or else choose Text Resources, including Glossary, Pronunciation Guide, Text Search, Opera Synopses, Opera Libretti, History of Opera, Story of Classical Music, History of Classical Music, Classical Music Start-Up Kit, Instruments of the Orchestra, and Music Fundamental Terms.

A free NML app for iOS and Android are available. To use it, you must create a playlist in Naxos Music Library. The NML app is tied to the username and password you specified when you set up the playlist.

The acquisition of the Naxos Music Library database was enabled through the support of the Henry Newton Lee, Jr. Family Library Music Fund.

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