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Friday, 24 June 2011

Classical Music Library adds EMI content and more!

From an Alexander Street Press release - news to gladden your hearts!

Classic Music Library has just released 22,496 tracks (!!) from EMI, Virgin Classics, and Angel Records into Classical Music Library. That is 1,529 new albums, so Classical Music Library now contains 87,193 tracks.

Isn't that enough to make you pleased that RSAMD students and staff have access to Classical Music Library?!  Here's the link: 
(RSAMD students and staff please contact library staff if you've forgotten the login.)

A list of all of the new content can be found here.

Highlights:- recordings by Thomas Hampson, the Eroica Trio, Natalie Dessay, Sarah Chang, Les Arts Florissants, Maria Callas, Julian Bream, English Consort, Dinu Lipatti, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Christa Ludwig, Berlin Philharmonic, Sviatoslav Richter, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Taverner Choir, Kiri Te Kanawa, Maxim Vengerov, Vienna Philharmonic, and many more.

Examples of new albums include:

*American Classics series - includes albums by Barber, Bernstein, Copland, Ives, Grofe, Adams, Cage, Gershwin, Tomlinson, Foster, and more.
*Bach:Complete Lute Suites (Sharon Isbin) *Bliss conducts Bliss: A Song of Welcome etc *The Busoni Two Piano Programme *Maria Callas in Rehearsal in Dallas 1957 *Chopin: The Legendary 1965 Recording (Martha Argerich) *Enrico Caruso 1902-04 *Gubaidulina - The Canticle of the Sun/Music for Flute, Strings and Percussion *J.C. Bach La Dolce Fiamma - Forgotten castrato arias *Maxim Vengerov : Solo recital album *Tavener . Pärt . Górecki (Vasari Singers)

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