Classical music specialist Naxos has launched Naxos Music Library World, an online collection of thousands of world and traditional music recordings from the past 70 years available for streaming.
NMLW is described as “the most comprehensive online World Music library available, with music from more than 150 countries and 1,500 cultural groups”.
The bulk of the offering comes from Washington, DC-based Smithsonian Folkways, the non-profit label part of the Smithsonian Institution, which has garnered a vast collection of recordings of traditional American music as well as music from around the world. Labels such as ARC, Warner, Sony, Naxos World, and dozens of other smaller independent labels also contributed content to NMLW.
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Author : Emmanuel Legrand