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100 Beats is the very first label that has bought together the sounds of the world on a series of albums that feature 100 recordings on each album. With releases as diverse as 100 Beats Buddhist to 100 Beats Ibiza the range is developing into a serious range that offers total value for money and brings together a wide variety of music and scenes. Again beautifully packaged 100 Beats offers complete quality at a price that can't be matched.


Music captured by 2L features Norwegian composers and performers, and an international repertoire reflected in the Nordic atmosphere.

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Over 40 years the Academy of Ancient Music has built up an unrivaled discography of over 300 recordings of baroque and classical music. In 2013 it launched AAM Records, taking full control of its future recording output under its current Music Director Richard Egarr. The launch of their own label allows the AAM to take full control of its future recording catalogue, producing a range of recordings which match the artistic plans and development of the orchestra and reflect its commitment to historically-informed performances of baroque and classical music.


Acanta is the label which was born from the magnetic tape giant BASF. In the 1970s, BASF launched the label in Germany and with millions in investments took under contract and produced hundreds of artists in all musical styles. The catalog consists of more than 250,000 minutes of music and Membran is still in the process of digitizing and archiving the masters since acquiring the company/label in 2009. In the spring of 2012, Membran has begun releasing the recordings from this historic label, to make them available once again for classical music lovers around the world.


When Andreas Glatt created this label back in 1979, his primary intention was to give ACCENT a focus on ancient music performed according to historically informed musical practice. Right from the start, renowned artists from the early music scene came to record on ACCENT, including the two Kuijken brothers, Jos van Immerseel, Paul Dombrecht and Marcel Ponseele with Il Gardellino, but the label also attracted younger artists and ensembles such as Stylus Phantasticus, the Baroque oboist Xenia Löffler, the wind octet Amphion and the Collegium 1704 under the direction of Vaclav Luks. The ACCENT catalogue invites adventurous music enthusiasts to embark on a journey through the world of early music.


Based in Leipzig, a center of classical music, ACCENTUS Music produces worldwide high profile concert and opera recordings as well as feature-length documentaries and portraits. Both artistically and technically, ACCENTUS Music meets the highest expectations of music lovers around the world.


Acousence Classics offers recordings of symphonic orchestral music in emotionally intense performances. The spontaneity and naturalness of live performances captured with a highly refined recording technique creates as near to a true concert experience as possible.


Acoustica is a spanish label created in 2010 by a group of classical music professionals for the purpose of promoting publications of works by known and unknown Spanish composers for better projection of this type of music in the world. The label's goal is to grow together with its artists "from the beginning” with one of the most important Spanish pianist Isidro Barrio.


Acqua Records is an independent Argentinean label based in Buenos Aires, and began its activity in 1997. The catalog includes approximately titles from the most varied music and genres, having a strong presence of Argentine tango, as well as folk music, jazz and classical music items. Over the years, the artists recorded for the label and their albums have been nominated and awarded both locally (8 Gardel awards - the most important music prize in Argentina) and internationally (5 nominations and one Latin Grammy award). Highlights of the catalogue include the complete guitar works of Atahualpa Yupanqui by Carlos Martinez, Paquito D’Rivera “Music from Two Worlds”, and Hugo Diaz’s “Tangos”, used as the soundtrack in the movie “The Counterfeiters”, winner of the best foreign language film category in the Oscars Academy Awards in 2007. Nominated for best classical album, Latin Grammy Awards 2000, Adrian Iaies "Las tardecitas de Minton's", nominated for best album of Jazz, Latin Grammys 2000, Juan José Mosalini's works, probably the best bandoneon player in the World. "


Aeon is at the cutting edge of contemporary and medieval music. Founded by Kaisa and Damien Pousset in 2001, the aeon catalogue is including today more than 120 albums. aeon is patiently pursuing an editorial approach based on developing two complementary collections: one, strictly contemporary, devoted to monographs on 20th- and 21st-century composers; the other, open to a broader repertoire, mainly medieval music, and based on the singularity of selected artists, thoroughly involved with the life of the label.


As a sub-label of OnClassical, Aevea is dedicated to 18th and 19th-century repertoire. Aevea is a new record label with a passion for artistic performances and pure, natural sound.


AFFETTO Recordings, LLC, Princeton, New Jersey, specializes in the classical music genre, ancient to modern, choral, instrumental, solo and ensemble, as well as organ. Established in 2004 by John C. Baker with a jazz release, the label was rekindled in 2014 to serve the plethora of artists from across the country and overseas, for which many albums were already recorded, seeking a label with the ability to release their music to a wider audience, and to that end joined the Naxos family of labels.


AIR is a DVD label part of the Jazzwerkstatt family of labels.


Award-winning, Los Angeles-based AIX Records, founded by producer/engineer Dr. Mark Waldrep in 2000, specializes in producing new HD-Audio, stereo and multichannel recorded music in a wide variety of genres including classical, jazz, instrumental and blues. Using a unique hybrid recording approach, which combines a large acoustically rich chamber music auditorium, purist production techniques, avoidance of any signal processing and multiple stereo pairs of microphones, AIX produces incredibly natural sounding music recordings. Andrew Quint, senior reviewer for The Absolute Sound magazine, recently called their productions, “...the most realistic and involving instance of recorded sound I can recall, from any source format. Mark Waldrep knows what he’s doing.” AIX is not audiophile record label...but rather a music multimedia company. The majority of their Blu-ray and DVD-Audio/Video discs contain multiple audio mixes (HD stereo and two 5.1 surround mixes) PLUS full videos of the performances during the recording session and more. There are a variety of bonus features on each product ranging from artist interviews, biographical information, photos, discographies, behind-the-scenes videos and even test tones and set up instructions. Customers and reviewers come for the, “most pristine recordings” they have ever heard and then enjoy the additional rich media that accompanies the music tracks.


Known for its quality discs and the winner of numerous awards, Alba is the leading Finnish classical label. Featuring in its catalogue are such world-class artists as conductors Sakari Oramo, Susanna Mälkki and Hannu Lintu, guitarists Ismo Eskelinen, Petri Kumela and Otto Tolenen, gambist Markku Luolajan-Mikkola, violinist Elina Vähälä, decacordist Mari Mäntylä, sopranos Marjukka Tepponen, Anu Komsi and Helena Juntunen, pianist Janne Mertanen, the Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra, the Oliphant Ensemble, Zagros and the InTime Quintet. To a lesser degree Alba also releases jazz and world music.


“Albion Records was formed in 2007 to promote recordings of the music of Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872 to 1958), particularly rare or previously unrecorded repertoire. All recordings include world premières. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Ralph Vaughan Williams Society, a UK charity formed in 1994, now with about 1,000 members spread across 25 countries.”


A prominent feature of nineteenth-century musical Americana is the concert band, and the Allentown Band has, for almost two hundred years, kept that tradition alive. Drawn from within a fifty-mile radius of the Lehigh Valley, the band’s musicians, as different as their backgrounds may be, share one common goal: to create and preserve concert band music at a level of excellence rarely heard from a community band.


A publisher of recorded music, Alpha has, since its creation in 1999, developed a new artistic policy shattering the established codes of music production.


Since its inception in 1991, Altissimo! Recordings has been dedicated to the continuing production and distribution of the vast array of music from the wonderful musicians of the United States military bands, orchestras, ensembles and choruses. Prior to the founding of Altissimo!, these phenomenal recordings were not available to the general public. Altissimo! Recordings are among the finest in the world. Altissimo! has the greatest admiration and respect for the hundreds of men and women in uniform that comprise these unparalleled musical groups, and it is to these creative artists in the military that these exceptional recordings are dedicated.


Richard Harvey is a graduate of the Royal College of Music whose passion for musical instruments from all around the world, old and new, has led him to work on an extraordinary range of composing projects - from Hollywood movies to TV dramas and documentaries. As a performer, he was a founder of the 'mediaeval rock' band Gryphon and has been a long-time collaborator with John Williams, besides playing as a session man on recordings for Paul McCartney, Kate Bush, Gerry Rafferty, Richard Thompson and many others. His skills as multi-instrumentalist and conductor are often called upon for feature films, including Disney's The Lion King and several of the Harry Potter films.

Richard began his composing career in the 1970s as assistant to the celebrated composer Maurice Jarre. His first work was to provide music for the television series Tales of the Unexpected in 1979. He has subsequently supplied scores to over 80 television and film projects. Notable works include 1979's Martian Chronicles ending titles, the 1983 horror film House of the Long Shadows, 1984's wistful Shroud for a Nightingale theme for the PD James detective series, 1985's Defence of the Realm, Alan Bleasdale's G.B.H in 1991 which he co-wrote with Elvis Costello and which won them a BAFTA award (British Academy of Film and Television Arts). Most recently Richard composed the theme for Ron Howard's The Da Vinci Code and Gabriel Range's Death of a President. He was commissioned to write his first guitar concerto, Concerto Antico (1995), for guitar virtuoso John Williams, and an ambitious cathedral work and eco-musical, Plague and the Moonflower (1989), with artist and writer Ralph Steadman.

Harvey is also a prolific composer of production music. His "Nifty Digits" release (KPM Library #1251) are featured in several Sesame Street segment filmed at the Binney and Smith Crayola crayon factory in Easton, PA. Hi composition "Dynamics" is also the theme song for TBS' World Championship Wrestling.

Since 2005, "John Williams & Richard Harvey's World Tour" has appeared in many different countries, from Shanghai to Singapore, Japan, England, Ireland and Luxembourg. The performances include a mixture of world and classical music spanning five continents and five centuries and their combined virtuosity goes without saying. Yet it is the interplay and warmth between these two great musicians which is wonderful to watch. Williams stretches far beyond the limits of the classical guitar technique while Harvey unleashes a wealth of sound from recorders, pipes, mandolin and percussion to African thumb piano, psaltery and rare Chinese instruments.

Harvey's first recorder concerto (Concerto Incantato) enjoyed its world premiere on Michala Petri's CD English Recorder Concertos released in March 2012, alongside works by Malcolm Arnold and Gordon Jacob. The Altus imprint will now deliver a wide range of recordings featuring TV, Film and concert compositions by Richard Harvey. They will be released on CD and DVD by Altus and distributed worldwide by Wyastone Estate Limited. Richard Harvey’s scores and manuscripts will also be made available to purchase and hire via Nimbus Music Publishing.


In 1989, Christa Maria Bilz launched "sonomaster-amati" as audiophile hi-fi label; during recording, artist selection and presentation of editorial care was taken in the best possible realization. So, in the last few years, a small but high-class set of internationally acclaimed productions. The recordings with oboist Simon Dent are among the world's most popular recordings of these works and the mammoth project of the complete string quartets of the Lachner brothers by the RODIN Quartet is a milestone in the reception so far unprecedented.


American Modern Recordings (AMR) specializes in recordings of contemporary classical music, with an emphasis on music by living American composers. AMR works closely with artists from start to finish and places a premium on recording quality and cover design. AMR is also the house label for the New York-based American Modern Ensemble (AME) and its affiliated ensembles.


ANDROMEDA Records is a part of the Gebhardt family of labels, and presents concert and opera boxes for a value price with excellent quality.


Under the Outhere Music Group, the Spanish label, Anima e Corpo contains recordings with the Spanish Soprano Raquel Andueza, known amongst other things for her performances with l’Arpeggiata – Chrisina Pluhar. This catalogue will be introduced step by step, starting with three recordings of the series.


Animal Music is an independent Czech music label who specializes in modern jazz and blues music. The label was established in 2007 by Petr Ostrouchov, musician himself, a film score composer (among others Oscar nominated film Zelary) and entertainment lawyer.


Real music by real people. Boutique record label presenting finely crafted contemporary music from across the globe.


Antes Edition is an ambitious independent German label for classical and contemporary music, looked after by Bella Musica. Founded more than 20 years ago, Antes Edition with a focus on high quality recordings, with unique repertoire, and also promoting young, new talented artists. In addition, Antes Edition catalog includes familiar chamber music works, and a series of contemporary music recordings.


Established in 1976, ARC Music is the original world music label, with a considerable library of recordings that document the indigenous lifestyles of culture and people from all over the world.


Founded in 1992 by the legendary Michel Bernstein, Arcana is devoted to the exploration of lesser-known composers from the Medieval to the Baroque eras mostly focusing on Italian repertoire and interpreters.


Archipel is under the Gebhardt family of labels, offering historical recordings at a wonderful price.


From its very beginning in the year 1998, ArcoDiva Recording Company from Prague has become the most important independent producer of classical music in the Czech Republic and the Middle-European territory established after the 1989 political changes. The catalogue of the company includes more than a hundred titles, many of which received awards abroad. The ArcoDiva Company releases about twelve new projects per year, very often in co-production with influential institutions such as Czech Radio and International Prague Spring Festival. ArcoDiva exports its own CDs overseas including to Japan, China, South Korea etc., and regularly takes part at MIDEM in Cannes. ArcoDiva works with the progressive 24 BIT 96 KHz recording technology producing also for other foreign companies such as PRAGA DIGITAL. The ArcoDiva catalogue includes big prestigious projects such as the oratorio Svata Ludmila by Dvořák (SACD in co-production with the Prague Spring Festival), Symphonies by Gustav Mahler and many others with the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra, Prague Symphony Orchestra, Brno Philharmonic Orchestra, Prague Chamber Orchestra, Prague Philharmonia, Quattro Orchestra and Pilsen Philharmonic Orchestra.


Membran owned label, focusing on vocal ensemble and instrumental music.


The exquisite classical label production ARS was founded in 1988 by Annette Schumacher, with the aim to give young, aspiring artists and interesting programs equally an individual musical home and corresponding market opportunities including through international sales and marketing. The trained with Paul Meisen concert flutist has thus after a long active musical career met a business dream. For the excellent recording quality of many ARS productions Manfred Schumacher, sound engineer and manager, responsible. Specifically for the label and the attitude of its makers / in: Others will always sound requirements of the respective works, musical eras and instruments into account in the greatest way and moreover used the newest, best technology. Annette and Manfred Schumacher are "conviction". Two individuals, art, commerce, and can arrange sent.


Musician-run by Elmar Oliviara, Artek Recordings features emerging classical artists, based in the U.S.


The ArteVisio company offer professional artists their high quality experience in areas of art, management, sales, marketing and information technology.


The pioneering German DVD label, Arthaus, offers a wide range of opera and ballet performances, live concerts and documentaries featuring some of the world's leading opera houses and ballet companies, orchestras and artists. This product line contains items under new agreement.


The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra is known globally for both its commitment to new music and a legacy of superlative recordings that have garnered 27 Grammys since the orchestra began recording over 30 years ago. This disciplined tradition continues via ASO Media – the Atlanta Symphony’s new recording label - founded in 2010. Focusing on promoting commissions of the members of the Atlanta School of Composers, standard setting recordings of classical masterworks and uniquely inspired collaborations with of some of today’s most renowned soloists, ASO Media celebrates innovation, artistry and the highest standards of audio recording.


Athene Records was founded in 1991 by pianist Joanna Leach as an outlet for recordings of historic square pianos by herself and her teacher Peter Katin. The label grew to include fine modern instrument performances by selected top European musicians including celebrated live concert recordings.


Atlantic Crossing Records is devoted to the innovative combination of stories and music with distinguished actors and musicians providing exciting journeys into the world of classical music and jazz. Our specialty is the production of unique and high quality recordings for young listeners.


Based in Montreal, Canada, ATMA Classique welcomes musicians from Canada and from the four corners of the world. With more than 300 titles in the ATMA catalogue, they span a broad spectrum from medieval to contemporary music, with multiple detours along the way into traditional and world music, tango and popular song, and experimental music.


Atoll is an independent label in New Zealand dedicated to classical, historical and contemporary music. There is a particular focus given to New Zealand composers, such as Douglas Lilburn, Helen Fisher and Anthony Ritche, and even a disc dedicated to virtuoso presentations of modern NZ viola repertoire.


Audience is a sub-label of the Fidelio Musique family.


The Audite repertoire spans the entire history of music, from the Middle Ages to the Moderns, from the piano sonata to the symphony for large orchestra. The only thing that remains consistent is the quality of the music and the performers' abilities to captivate the listener.


Aurora explores and presents important composers and artists on the contemporary music scene of Norway. New orchestral, chamber, experimental and electronic releases have been issued through Aurora for 50 years. Several releases also include works by such international names as Xenakis, Lachenmann, Messiaen and Francesconi. The performance aspect of contemporary music remains crucial to the outcome the work. The highly profiled artists recording for Aurora include ensemble recherche, Truls Mørk, Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Arditti Quartet, Håkon Austbø, Cikada, BIT20, Nordic Voices, Rolf-Erik Nystrøm and Peter Herresthal. Also the labels NOR (a compilation label geared towards the tourist market) and Norwegian Composers (now part of the Aurora label) are available. Some 200 available releases with well-known Norwegian composers like Arne Nordheim, Rolf Wallin, Lasse Thoresen, Cecilie Ore, Knut Nystedt and many others.


Austrian Gramophone is a label of the Viennese company paladino media. Its releases are mainly recital programs with no limits of musical periods or ensemble sizes. The packaging of each product reflects the artists’ personalities and vision of the musical program of their recordings.


Azica Records seeks to portray the finest jazz and classical artists with something important to say. It strives to provide a sensitive and fertile environment in which they can best convey their message, while not being encumbered with constraints often inherent in traditional recording projects.

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Bar De Lune is the world's leading global chill out brand with over 1 million sales worldwide of its branded compilation albums that feature all the genres from around the globe whether it be the sounds of Africa to the rhythms of the Latin world and the haunting melodies of Asia. With over 40 albums released on the label Bar De Lune is the number 1 destination purchase for all lovers of global chillout.


Bayer Records is a German label founded in 1984 by Rudolf Bayer. Bayer Records is publisher of a variety of music, with emphasis on women composers / women's music.


BCMF Records was founded in 2012 by the Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival, which brings together world-class artists in innovative programs showcasing chamber music masterworks in addition to new and non-traditional repertoire in an intimate summer setting. A twelve-concert series taking place each August, the Festival makes its home in Bridgehampton on the East End of New York’s Long Island, where artists and audiences annually rediscover what Founder and Artistic Director Marya Martin calls “the electricity of good friends making music together." BCMF Records reflects the festival’s continuing commitment to the promotion and documentation of seminal chamber works, including those it has premiered or commissioned.


Bel Air Classiques was established by producer François Duplat in 2004 as a subsidiary of Bel Air Media company specialized in the production of performing arts recordings for television (opera, ballet, concert and documentary). Bel Air Classiques develops high quality productions in association with some of the most prestigious European opera houses, such as Opera de Paris, Zurich Opera House & many others.


Belarca was founded by American composer William Susman and is the label for the visionary OCTET ensemble. Its mission is to record and widely disseminate contemporary music by living composers who push artistic boundaries. With a catalogue of both concert works and film scores, Belarca maintains an impeccable recording quality and the highest standards in sound. Each album features extraordinary performances by some of the world’s finest soloists and ensembles.


Bella Musica is one of the oldest production companies for music and radio plays in Germany as well as a record company and publisher. The label has thousands of titles covering many genres, including German and international folk, classical, jazz, pop, country, and world music.


Established in 1993, Berlin Classics presents the great classics interpreted by established and up-and-coming young artists including Simone Kermes, Kurt Masur, Herbert Blomstedt, Kurt Sanderling, Peter Schreier, Ludwig Guttler, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Staatskapellen Dresden und Berlin, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Dresden Philharmonie, Rundfunkchore Leipzig and Berlin, Dresden Kreuzchor and Thomanerchor Leipzig on a catalogue of well over 2,000 titles.


For over 100 years, the music-making of the Berliner Philharmoniker has been documented on recordings. With the establishment of its own label Berliner Philharmoniker Recordings, the orchestra is opening a new chapter in its history. The releases are intended to provide a comprehensive musical experience that meets the highest technical and editorial standards. The aim is to offer more than just standard CDs and, through the packaging and special features, through high-resolution audio and video.


Verse Music Group is happy to announce the reissue of the iconic jazz catalog Bethlehem Records. Each track has been restored from the original analog sound recording and digitally remastered to ensure 100% clarity. Formed by Gus Wildi in the 1950s, Bethlehem Records included an impressive roster of artists such as Nina Simone, Carmen McRae, Chris Connor, Mel Torme, Dexter Gordon, Charle Mingus, Art Blakey, and Duke Ellington. Bethlehem Records' legacy is a lengthy discography that freshly and ambitiously captures and preserves and era of truly amazing music, including West Coast Cool Jazz and East Coast Bop.


Founded in 1986 by Paul & Peggo Hodes, label known for award-winning recordings with an emphasis on contemporary acoustic sounds. Features Peggo and paul, Peggosus, Femme M'Amie, other world and folk music artsists.


Founded in 1973, BIS Records belongs to the most highly respected classical labels in the world, praised for the sound quality of its recordings – whether released on regular CDs or as Hybrid SACDs with optional surround sound – and for the versatility and variety of its catalogue, which to date includes more than 1700 titles. BIS Records is one of of today’s leading independent classical labels with a strong focus on Scandinavian and Baltic composers., with landmark projects including the complete works of Sibelius and the Suzuki Bach cantata series.


The vocal ensemble Blue Heron, directed by Scott Metcalfe, has been acclaimed by The Boston Globe as “one of the Boston music community’s indispensables” and hailed by Alex Ross in The New Yorker for the “expressive intensity” of its interpretations; the Boston Musical Intelligencer calls Blue Heron “a fantastic model for the fully-realized potential of early music performance in the 21st century.” Combining a commitment to vivid live performance with the study of original source materials and historical performance practices, Blue Heron ranges over a wide and fascinating repertoire, including fifteenth-century English and Franco-Flemish polyphony, from Dunstable and Du Fay through Ockeghem to the generation of Josquin; Spanish music between 1500 and 1600; and neglected early sixteenth-century English music, especially the rich repertory of the Peterhouse partbooks, copied c. 1540 for Canterbury Cathedral.


Established in 1996, Blue Mood Records has a focus on high quality releases with blues artists which have made their reputation as exquisite live performers. The Norwegian blues scene is blessed with such artists as Noora Noor, Kid Andersen, Vidar Busk and Orbo – all available through Blue Mood Records.


This release is a special edition title available to Naxos of America from Massimo Giordano, one of the world’s leading and most successful tenors, serving artists of all genres, nationalities and levels of development, BMG & Naxos of Amemerica welcome Massimo as an outstanding and proven artist in the classical music scene and is looking forward to supporting him on his debut album.


As music publishers, Bongiovanni started life in 1905 when company founder Francesco Bongiovanni began publishing the works of Respighi, Zandonai, Alfano, and Cimara. Yet it was not until the 1970s that Bongiovanni Records came into existence under Francesco's grandson Giancarlo Bongiovanni, the current head of the company. Today, Bongiovanni Records is run by Giancarlo's son Andrea - the fourth generation of the family in the music business. The Bongiovanni logo was created in 1975 to mark both the founding of Bongiovanni Records and the company's 70th anniversary. And today the logo remains unchanged: a sign of continuity with a long line of successful recordings that began in the mid-1970s and with the pioneering, early days of 1905. Bongiovanni's first recording was a live concert by soprano Mirella Freni which won the Italian Record Critics' Prize in 1975. Until that time, live opera recordings had been strictly unofficial affairs ignored by the majors.That first Bongiovanni recording was followed by many more featuring recitals by world-famous opera singers such as Renato Bruson, Marilyn Horne, Sesto Bruscantini, Martine Dupuy, Carlo Bergonzi, Piero Cappuccilli, Mariella Devia and Giuseppe Giacomini. The Bongiovanni catalogue comprises some 700 items, including rare operas by both celebrated and less familiar composers such as Donizetti, Catalani, Cimarosa, Mercadante, Pergolesi, Bizet, Mascagni and Paisiello. And now those rare operas are also available on Bongiovanni's own line of DVDs.


Label with superb music recordings of the three ensembles of the Bavarian Radio, BR Klassiks features standout performances previously unavailable for sale in high-quality CD, SACD, or DVD releases from their vast collection of radio and television archives.


Brana Records is dedicated to the restoration of the wonderful rare recordings by the Polish/Brazilian pianist, Felicja Blumental. In addition to recording well known masterpieces such as the piano concertos of Grieg and Rachmaninoff, Felicja Blumental was a champion of lesser known early 19th century piano works by composers such as Clementi, Hoffmeister, Ries, Kuhlau, Czerny and solo piano music by Spanish and Portuguese Baroque composers. Many of these recordings are now released on Brana Records and all CD covers feature the fine art prints of Felicja Blumental's husband, Markus Mizne.


As one of today's leading classical labels, Brilliant Classics offers recordings of wide-ranging repertoire from popular favorites to more specialized musical tastes. The Brilliant Classics catalog is filled with a combination of brand new, licensed and historic recordings from Gregorian chant to music from the second half of the 20th century.


Label featuring the DVD series, which captures classic artists of the original British Invasion with vintage complete TV performances from their heyday. Over forty-five years after the Beatles sparked the legendary ‘British Invasion’ that forever changed the face of popular music, Reelin’ In The Years Productions, in association with Voyage Digital Media, has released the initial four DVDs in the new British Invasion series.


BMMA was established in 2015 for the purpose of creating an internationally acknowledged recorded music catalogue of digitalized and re-mastered recordings of historic military music. BMMA has assembled from a variety of sources a significant collection of historic recordings of military music, some dating back to the early years of the twentieth century, when military bands in the United Kingdom first recorded their music; this covers a variety of genres including marches, operetta and musical comedy, classical and light music. BMMA has catalogued, digitalized and re-mastered the recordings and offers them to Film and Television music libraries and also releases the new recordings on record labels world-wide. BMMA works in partnership with Naxos of America and Metropolis, based in London, one of the acknowledged leading international mastering studios.


The British Music Society (BMS) was founded in 1979 to promote, preserve and celebrate British music both at home and abroad. The BMS is for everyone, whether young or old, amateur or professional. The society remains to encourage and renew international enthusiasm for much British music of the last 150 years or so which is still too often undeservedly neglected. This aim is pursued through the dissemination of recordings and printed publications issued under the Society’s own imprint, and the promotion of lecture-recital series and occasional concert performances for which the Society acts as sponsor. Society recordings are produced on three labels: the BMS main label and its subsidiary BMS Historic label, both available for general sale as well as to members (the latter at discounted rates); and the secondary Environs label, normally made available only to members.


Broken Hip Records was founded in 2014 as a vessel to bring the finest psych and indie rock straight from their basement to... probably someone else's basement. CDs, tapes, vinyl, and other such ephemera. Nashville, TN.


This label features recordings from Sweden.


BYU Records is an enterprise center in the School of Music at Brigham Young University, and part of the College of Fine Arts and Communications.

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C Major Entertainment's DVD label, featuring new productions with major international artists, and legendary content from the Unitel catalog, focusing primarily on operas, documentaries and concerts. This product line contains items under new agreement.


Cadence Music is based in London and works with composers and musicians in the US and across Europe. Cadence specializes in the production and distribution of original music soundtracks for theatrical films and television programming. As well as The Wildest Dream, recent additions to the Cadence Music catalogue include the soundtracks from David Attenborough’s First Life series, Flying Monsters 3D and The Link.


The French label Calliope boasts a range of recordings, some devoted to rare works from the Renaissance to the 20th century, others presenting complete editions such as the organ music of Messiaen (performed by Louis Thiry) and the string quartets of Beethoven and Mozart (Talich Quartet). The label was awarded the Grand Prix du Président de la République, and features artists such as Théodore Paraskivesco, d’Inger Södergren, the Clerkes of Oxenford, Jean-Louis Beaumadier and André Navarra


Independent American label specializing predominantly in classical repertoire American composers, women composers, historical re-issues, occasional excusrsions into the jazz world.


Cameo Classics was founded in 1973 by David Kent-Watson who had built Indigo Sound Studios in Manchester with Bob Auger in the previous year. David and Bob had worked as sound engineers with BBC TV in London and Granada TV in Manchester. Cameo Classics centred on recording unfairly neglected classical music on location, whereas the 24-track Indigo Sound Studios entertained the likes of Marc Bolan, Sad Café, Bay City Rollers to name just a few and produced commercials for Manchester's new Piccadilly Radio. Cameo Classics' first classical recording however, "Music for Violin and Piano", was recorded at Indigo Sound Studios with Bob Auger engineering the sessions. This recording, restored by Klassic Haus in the USA, featuring Michael Davis, leader of the Hallé Orchestra on violin and Hallé pianist Rayson Whalley, is the first of the list of Nimbus Cameo Classics releases for February 2014, as CC9001CD. Cameo Classics now concentrates on recording the works of neglected British and Jewish German composers. To date, the label has premiered 108 compositions and new recordings are always in the pipeline.


Campanella Musica is the chamber music sub-label of Solo Musica. The artists themselves are fully in control of their recordings which are then presented to the public in beautifully-packed albums.


Owned by violinist Gil Shaham featuring his performances along with other talented artists


Cantaloupe Music is the record label created in March 2001 by the three founders of New York's legendary Bang on a Can Festival: composers Michael Gordon, David Lang, and Julia Wolfe, and Bang on a Can managing director Kenny Savelson. Cantaloupe Music has made a massive impact in the new music community, and been recognized by critics and fans around the globe for its adventurous sounds. Cantaloupe Music provides a home for music that “slips between the cracks.” Through Cantaloupe, Bang on a Can forges ahead in its mission to spread the gospel of risk-taking music. Cantaloupe has repeatedly received “Top 10 of the Year” accolades from such publications as The New York Times, Newsday, Washington Post, Boston Globe, Boston Herald, San Jose Mercury News, Tucson Citizen, The Guardian (UK), Gramophone, Billboard, Mojo, The Wire, Stereophile, The New Yorker, and TimeOut NY. Its releases have been featured on CNN, NPR, BBC, and other major radio outlets across the country.


Dating back to the 1950s, the German label Cantate was begun by the owner of the Tonkunstverlag in Darmstadt and later fell under the same ownership as Musicaphon – a label also begun by a music publisher (Bärenreiter). Focussing especially on sacred music, Cantate’s catalogue includes Bruckner’s Mass in E minor (conducted by Helmut Rilling), cantatas by Buxtehude and the complete organ works of Hugo Distler


Cantolopera offers recordings with the voice or the principle instrument removed for studying and practicing, as well as the full versions as example and guide. This allows home enthusiasts, professionals and students to sing, or play an instruemt in concert with a great orchestra. These high quality recordings make the perfect accompaniment for the classical and opera enthusiast, professionals and students, interested in improving their craft, or to simply enjoy the experience of performance.


Since its beginning in 1987, the Capella de Ministrers ensemble, directed by Carles Magraner, has developed an important investigative and musicological task in favour of the musical Spanish patrimony, from the medieval times up to the 19th century. The result transformed into musical testimony, brings together the perfection of three key factors: the historical rigor, the musical sensibility and, specially, an uncontrollable desire to communicate and they make us participants of these experiences. As a result of their study and recovery of early music, the ensemble hasmany recordings for their own labels and others.


Founded by Delta Music in 1982, unique combination of distinguished performing artists, programming which includes the traditional and innovative, as well as the most current digital technology.


Featuring primarily recordings of Swedish music by Swedish artists, the award-winning label Caprice Records has produced and documented milestones in Swedish music for more than 30 years. Both established artists (such as the Swedish Royal Opera) and rising talents are featured in classical music as well as folk music – including a project to record folk music on location in different parts of the world – and jazz. Caprice Records is a division of Statens Musikverk (Music Development and Heritage Sweden) with a catalogue of high-quality Swedish music within the classical, contemporary, jazz, folk, world music & children's music genres.


Collection of the compositions of the acclaimed conductor and composer Carl Davis from Threefold Records.


Carpe Diem is a creative German record label for Early Music, Improvised Music and stylistic border walks. Carpe Diem was founded in 2008 by the balance engineers Jonas Niederstadt and Johannes Wallbrecher. With every recording the label stands for exceptional artistic accomplishment, the highest audiophile quality of record and inherently consistent and individualistic conception of music and sound while valuing contemporary graphic design of the record covers. It is the aim of Carpe Diem to present music in new, unheard of and unique context, and to show that vibrant music is always contemporary, always meaningful. In this sense you will find among the artists at Carpe Diem renowned stars at once with young talents yet to be discovered.


Carus-Verlag was founded in 1972 to publish sacred choral music. Since its founding the focus of Carus has been to publish both little known choral works from all eras in critical editions and reliable editions of older works which do not conform to the standards of modern editorial practice. Carus is a label that, instead of mass appeal, sets high standards of interpretation, and repertoire. In pursuing its goal of continually expanding the repertoire available to choirs, Carus has become the leading publisher of sacred music worldwide. With more than 18,000 articles, including secular vocal music, instrumental music, CDs, books and postcards, the Carus program has grown far beyond the scope of its original intentions.


Catalyst was a contemporary jazz label from RCA Victor active 1976-77.


CBS Records was the parent company of Columbia, Epic, and Masterworks Records from 1939 to 1988. CBS was also a U.K. label issuing CBS-related content in the second half of the 20th century.


The award-winning label CD Accord was established in 1995 with the intention of creating a Polish phonographic label of the highst artistic quality both in terms of recording & editorial content. CD Accord's catalog presents music from the Renaissance to premiere recordings of contemporary works & composers, with domination of Polish music & Polish artists.


Chicago's classical record label devoted to promoting the finest musicians, composers, and ensembles in and from the Chicago area.


Label featuring Nathaly MacMaster titles from T2.


Founded in 1976, Centaur Records is one of the oldest and largest independent classical music labels in the US. Its recordings span an extremely wide range of repertoire, from Lassus to electro-acoustic music, from classical pops and crossover to Brahms, Grieg and Mozart. There is a lot of music to discover from this successful label.


Label representing the beautifully packaged box set, Versailles: 200 years of Music.


The Juno award-winning Centrediscs recording label was begun in 1981, and since then has become Canada's foremost label releasing music by Canadian contemporary concert composers who are associated with the CMC (Canadian Music Centre).


Over the last 10 years, The Music Room at Champs Hill (a private 160-seat concert hall in the West Sussex countryside) has become a venue of choice for recitals and chamber music, both live and for recordings. Autumn 2009 brought the launch of Champs Hill Records, an independent label dedicated to recordings made at the hall. The diverse array of performers in the 2010 release schedule includes Dame Felicity Lott, Daniel Hope, Julian Lloyd Webber, Pro Arte Quartet and the Schubert Ensemble.


Chandos Records is one of the world's premier classical music record companies, best known for its ground breaking search for neglected musical gems. The company has pioneered the idea of the 'series' and proudly includes series of such composers as Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky, Parry, Walton with ongoing series of Grainger, Berkeley and Bridge. Renowned for its superb sound quality, Chandos has won many prestigious awards for its natural sound quality.


Chanticleer Records was launched in 1978, releasing recordings of the Renaissance and other early music. As the ensemble added to its increasingly varied repertoire, Chanticleer Records released several more recordings. At the conclusion of the Grammy-winning ensemble’s exclusive Warner Contract in 2009, Chanticleer Records was reconstituted with support from the James Irvine Fund for Financial Restructuring. In 2010 Chanticleer Records launched the CLIC (Chanticleer Live in Concert) series consisting of live concert recordings, current and archival.


This DVD label offers the films shown in the retrospective series on British television devoted to the legendary producer, Christopher Nupen, of classical music films.


Christophorus is the oldest German record label with a focus on "Sacred Music". It was founded in 1935 to bring religious content through records and books during the Nazi regime among the faithful. Today - more than seven decades later, celebrating their 78th anniversary in 2013 spiritual issues remain at the center of the label, with a particular interest for unknown works and historical interpretation. Gregorian chants, sacred vocal music, music of the Christian churches and the songs of Taizé are represented in this catalog as well as music of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. With this repertoire Christopher is now considered one of the most important independent labels in the international classical music market.


Clarion Records became part of The Gothic Catalog label family in 2001, and features some of America's finest choirs, including VocalEssence Ensemble Singers/Philip Brunelle, Conspirare/Craig Hella Johnson, The Bach Choir of Pittsburgh, the Santa Fe Desert Chorale/Linda Mack, Apollo Chorus of Chicago/Stephen Alltop and many others. Clarion received two Grammy nominations for "Requiem" by Conspirare directed by Craig Hella Johnson, for Best Choral Performance and Best Enginnered Classical Album. Clarion also has several Super Audio CD offerings.


Founded in 1978, Claudio Records' quest for perfection in natural sound reproduction is well established and respected. Combined with world class artists and technical innovation, they cover the whole range of classical, contemporary and eclectic repertoire. Claudio’s recordings provide the ultimate satisfaction in HD music reproduction which are designed to be definitive.


Collegium Records was established in 1983 with the aim of presenting a range of choral music in recordings of musical excellence and high technical quality. Collegium is the home of recordings by The Cambridge Singers as well as their director John Rutter and features guest artists such as the King’s Singers, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, City of London Sinfonia, Choristers of St. Paul’s Cathedral, and the Choir of Clare College Cambridge.


Composer's Concordance is a New York-based, non-profit, composer-oriented music presenting organization devoted toa wide spectrum of contemporary music. The label's main goal is to release recordings of 20th and 21st century composers/performers presented in an exciting format and recorded with an aesthetic of clarity and studio precision. They focus on high quality recordings with a concentration on clarity. CCR is developing new concepts of what a CD can be, combining new music, new instrumentation, experimentation, and cross genre transcendence. Their goal is simple: 'good music recorded well pushing the boundaries of sound and composition'.


Label mainly focused on Italian music repertoire as well as Italian composers by widening one's knowledge of baroque music and antique music up to the 18th century as well as contemporary classical music by featuring young and very talented Italian Artists.


Conifer Records is a classical label formed in 1977. It became part of the BMG family of labels in 1996 and is now part of Sony Music.


Swedish label with several releases from Swedish artists.


Continuo is an Italian independent record label established in 2009. Focused on classical music from baroque to contemporary era, CONTINUO presents talented young artists as well as internationally renowned musicians. It stands out for the audiophile quality of its productions and the meticulous care of its publications, created also with the collaboration of distinguished musicologists and contemporary visual artists.


Contrastes Records' goals go beyond simply creating innovative projects for the world of classical guitar. Contrastes Records works towards redefining the aesthetics pertaining to the reception and interpretation of guitar music.


The Swedish label Country & Eastern includes an impressively eclectic mix of styles from around the globe in its catalogue. Country & Eastern produces live music and albums with what they consider Great music regardless of style. The common factor is quality. Among their priorities: some of the greatest names in Hindustani and Karnatic music from the 60's onwards; unique and unknown village music from Ghana in the 70's; Bitter Funeral Beer Band with and without Don Cherry in the 80's; Chinese Cricket Ensembles in minimalistic organic mixing, in various constellations with and without human musicians; great music that is beeing created now in swedish/international collaborations.


The premium audiophile label Coviello Classics has something for every music lover. There are no prescribed styles or reservations -- quality is the sole criterion. Every release explores new territory. Long-neglected repertoire offers surprising discoveries, and familiar works appear in a new light with unusual interpretations. Innovative artists demonstrate how exciting and lively the music scene is today.


Features deep and diverse classical repertoire; based in Germany.

CRD Records

CRD have earned the gratitude and respect of serious Music-Lovers for their adventurousness of repertoire, discernment in choice of artists, skill in recording techniques and attractive presentation.


CSO Resound is the in-house label of the acclaimed Chicago Symphony Orchestra, who are a musical force in Chicago and around the world.

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The Vinyl Edition Da Camera was founded in 1962 by Dr. Klaus Price in Neckargemuend at Heidelberg and was originally the promotional label of the Heidelberg Chamber Orchestra. In the seventies, Da Camera made a good name with a very large catalog of special programs of chamber music and symphonic music, which was consistently found in several series of editions unknown literature from the Baroque to the present phonograms. Recall the first complete recording of the organ and piano works and chamber music by Max Reger (now available on CD), and the Hindemith and Martinu series and the Baroque to the initial reception of numerous works by Georg Philipp Telemann (also now for the most part re- available on CD). Many now internationally established artists have their first studio experience in productions with Da Camera made.


The Danish national label, established in 1989, Dacapo has released more than 400 CD´s with Danish music, ranging from the Middle Ages till today.


A division of Dacapo featuring contemporary jazz recordings.


A division of Dacapo featuring experimental Danish music.


The Dal Segno catalogue launched in 2003, focusing primarily on the preserved original piano roll recordings by some of the most celebrated composers from the Classical, Romantic and Contemporary eras at the keyboard. This piano roll collection features artists Debussy, Gershwin, Ravel, Paderewski, Hess, Mahler, Bartok and many more. Thanks to this piano roll recording method we can hear composers such as Debussy and Saint-Saëns playing the piano in perfect sound, nearly 100 years later! The original roll recordings were made between 1904 and 1935 for Ampico, Duo-Art and Welte Mignon who were manufacturers of the reproducing piano. The recordings in the ‘Masters of the Piano Roll’ series were made by a ‘push up’ device that can transcribe and ‘play’ the Piano Rolls onto any modern day piano thus enabling the performances of Debussy and Mahler in full digital sound, now made available on Dal Segno Records.


A specialist label carrying the music of Dan Evans, British folk-based singer, guitarist, composer, arranger, and leading exponent of the Appalachian Dulcimer.


Daphne is an independent record company whose principle aim is to present an unusual and interesting musical repertoire with top quality Swedish musicians.


With ears for great talent, a mind set on a creative approach to music marketing, and a heart for ministry have propelled Daywind Records to the forefront of Christian music. Daywind continues to keep its eye on the prize of winning souls for Christ and inspiring and entertaining the faithful.


DB Productions’ hallmark is quality and originality of sound and product presentation. Its current CD catalogue includes over 100 classical, contemporary, jazz and folk music titles featuring Hans Leygraf, Per Tengstrand, Levon Chilingirian, Dilbèr, Malmö Symphony Orchestra, Mårten Falk, Peter Danemo, Elise Einarsdotter, Tales, Lelo Nika, Mikael Wiehe and others. dB Productions considers the CD to be something more than a medium of musical documentation; the result is a whole and organic product.


California-based classical label, founded by the late Amelia Haygood in l973, first independent label to offer CDs, has issued many matrix surround sound CDs as well as a dozen SACDs.


Now one of the fastest-growing independent record labels in the UK, Delphian Records was set up by two university graduates in Edinburgh in 2000 to promote the artistic activities that take place at the Edinburgh Festival. The catalogue encompasses chamber, choral, vocal and instrumental repertoire from the Renaissance to the present day, and the label retains its commitment to making new artists and their works known.


Deutsche Harmonia Mundi is a German label specializing in the baroque that became part of the BMG family of labels in 1992, and is now part of Sony Music.


Digressione was launched in 2008 as association by Girolamo Samarelli with intention of create an original cultural project of record label and publisher operating in South of Italy. After some years of experience and significant attention received by critics, in 2012 was born the record company Digressione Music S.r.l., that continues the work already done by the association, expanding the rage of activities with more professionalism and expertise. From classical music to rock passing through songwriting and contemporary music, the basic idea that animates all record and artistical project is an original union of two concepts: contemplation-active and variation on the theme. In two words: the digression contemplative.


Divine Art Group’s medium priced label which as the name suggests has many diverting recordings, including reissues and lighter music but also is home to highly-acclaimed major series of contemporary repertoire.


The original label of the Divine Art group founded in 1993, and now the flagship imprint for serious music of all genres and periods up to the mid 20th century, excluding the more challenging and avant-garde contemporary repertoire. The label’s motto is “the Divine Art of Musick toucheth the Very Soule” (anon) and its mission to seek out and record unfamiliar, lost and neglected masterpieces, with an occasional foray into core repertoire. Divine Art and its sister labels Diversions and Metier aim at all times to be ‘distinctively different’ and to work to the very highest standards of production in all respects.


Divox's recordings of early music in high-quality sound in particular have enjoyed international recognition.


Documents is an independent classical label primarily for historical recordings, and is part of the Membran family of labels. I Puritani, Norma, Lucia di Lammermoor, Aida, Tosca and Cavalleria rusticana are just some of the complete opera recordings with Maria Callas, and other gems include Malcolm Sargent’s 1946 Messiah and Bartók’s own recording in 1940 of volumes 4, 5 and 6 of his Mikrokosmos.


The Label Dreyer Gaido, based in Münster and founded in 2001 by Michael Dreyer and Hugo Germán Gaido, has acquired an outstanding reputation in the classic scene during the last years doing excellent productions on classical music ("One of the finest surround recordings we have ever heard!“-Audio-Guru David Griesinger). The label also launched a new series, Eastern Voices, which features some of the most renowned Middle East artists such as Ibrahim Keivo and Alim Qasimov (who has worked with Jeff Buckley as well as the Kronos Quartet and is revered to as “one of the greatest singers alive” (New York Times).


DSO Live, the Dallas Symphony’s label, is dedicated to preserving and distributing outstanding performances by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra conducted by Music Director Jaap van Zweden, recorded in the highly acclaimed acoustics of the Meyerson Symphony Center’s Eugene McDermott Concert Hall.


DuckHole Records was founded with one very simple mission – find, record and promote music and musicians that don't quite fit the marketing niche of most major labels. In fact, the name itself was born from the idea that many talented musicians are difficult to pigeonhole into any particular genre of music, but their music is definitely worthy of reaching a wide audience (there was trademark issues with pigeonhole, so another bird was substituted in and DuckHole Records was born). For many of today's recording artists, the difference in what is recorded on their album and what is heard in their live show is so dramatic that often it is difficult to tell what part is musician and what part is studio magic. With this in mind, the only essential trait that we started looking for in a musician is talent – someone who has the chops to do live what is recorded on the album.


DUX Recording Producers was founded in 1992 by Malgorzata Polanska and Lech Tolwinski, graduates of the sound engineering department of the Fryderyk Chopin Music Academy in Warsaw. It has over 1,000 recordings documenting the achievements of prominent Polish and foreign musicians, including recordings of the Chopin International Piano Competition in 1995, 2000 and 2005 and the Henryk Wieniawski International Violin Competition in Poznan in 2006. Many recordings on the DUX label have met with great popular interest and critical acclaim in Poland and abroad, as evidenced by numerous awards and honorable mentions.


Founded in 1978, Dynamic is an independent Italian label located in Genova. Its production embraces the entire field of classical music, but focuses chiefly on the immense heritage of Italian and European music of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, especially opera and violin works. Dynamic favours compositions in world-première recordings or rare works that stand outside the bounds of traditional repertoire. Known all over the world as the first recording company to have reappraised Nicolò Paganini’s legacy, in the last few years Dynamic has extended its range of interest to opera through partnerships with European festivals and opera houses. The production includes recordings of operas staged at Teatro La Fenice in Venice, at the Teatro Lirico in Cagliari, at the Teatro Regio in Parma, at the Teatro Massimo in Palermo, at the Teatro San Carlo in Naples, at the Teatro Real in Madrid, at the Opéra Royal de Wallonie, at the Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro, at the Puccini Festival in Torre del Lago. Its catalogue boasts over 400 titles, with about 25 new titles being added every year. The CD catalogue includes recordings of lesser-known titles by Tchaikovsky, Tartini, Viotti, Piazzolla, Pacini, whereas the DVD releases include rare works by Rossini, Donizetti, Boito, Monteverdi, Vivaldi, Händel, Massenet, Mozart, Schubert, Strauss.

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Label focusing on early music, the Baroque period in Europe.


1986 revelaed the first LPs and CDs of the new classic labels EBS. Originally based in the Alps near Duisburg, the publisher was supervised until 1991 by Gerd Buschheuer as editor. In 1991, the ebs GmbH was founded in order to provide a more stable foundation, the publisher concept and its headquarters were transferred to Bietigheim-Bissingen. Managing Director of the first year was Stefan Gönnenwein, since 1996 Rudolf Bayer. ebs presents exclusive compact discs of the highest of editorial and artistic quality: Wrongly Neglected to be discovered, to listen anew familiar in rousing interpretations. With fascinating soloists. Numerous first recordings also newly discovered and / or reconstructed works make the ebs catalog important. Longstanding Partnership maintains ebs with the outstanding cellist Julius Berger, with the Southwest German Chamber Orchestra Pforzheim, the Württemberg Philharmonic Reutlingen, with the American Horn Quartet, the horn player Ivor James and a number of other internationally renowned artists.


Ecstatic Records was created initially to re-release the previously available recordings of Michael Torke made from 1989-1997. It now is the platform to release the complete recorded music of this composer. Within months of its 2003 launch, The New York Times cited the Ecstatic Collection as among the best classical CDs of the year. Most recently Tahiti won 2012 Best Instrumental Album in the Independent Music Awards. Featured compositions are his “color” pieces, Javelin, and Adjustable Wrench, and conductors such as David Zinman, Kent Nagano, Edo de Waart, with groups such as the Baltimore and Atlanta Symphonies, the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic, and the London Sinfonietta.


Part of the Outhere Music group. Ediciones Singulares.


Edition Lilac is a classical music label specializing in recordings of music from the Baroque, Renaissance and Classical eras, performed on period instruments and using historical techniques.


EFFENDI is an independent jazz label founded in April 1999. Today, EFFENDI ranks among the most important jazz labels in Canada. In the space few years EFFENDI has taken its place in the vanguard, helping an increasing number of artists to fulfill their musical projects. EFFENDI has had the opportunity to work with over 70 percent of Québec's best jazz musicians. The majority of artists on EFFENDI are pillars of their art, bold and resolute musicians, rising stars of jazz. This central core of musicians expands to include some 125 jazz artists of international calibre.From May 2000 to the present, EFFENDI CDs have received numerous nominations for a number of different prizes such as: OPUS, FÉLIX, JUNO, ECMA, CHOC Jazzman, NJA, Victoires, and Django d'Or, among others. EFFENDI CDs are produced thanks to funding provided by the artists, SODEC, Musicaction, FACTOR and the Canada Council for the Arts.


The recordings on the EGREM record label comprise the history of recorded music in Cuba. Originally the RCA Havana studios, EGREM was formed in 1964 following the Cuban Revolution. In that time, the entire musical culture of Cuba has been captured, from charanga, dance bands and the popular vocal style “son”, made famous by the Buena Vista Social Club. But EGREM also chronicles the history of Afro-Cuban music, and also contains a library of extensive historic field recordings which are a vital reminder of Cuba’s place at the center of Caribbean music. The classic artists included in the upcoming EGREM catalog are Chucho Valdes, Irakere, Ibrahim Ferrer, Omara Portundo, Elena Burke, Silvio Rodriguez, Los Van Van, Orquesta Aragon, and Adalberto Alvarez.


Here artists make their own prodtictions and retain the rights to their recordings. "EigenArt" is the musicians' own label. The German word "Eigenart" means "peculiarity, speciality, originality", and the name is a, play on words, mixing German and English, as "eigen" in German rocans (his, her, their etc.) "own". The musiciens who release their works on the EigenArt label are all of a very high artistic Standard. Particular emphasis is placed on the technical quality of the recording released.


Electric Picture is a publisher of operas, ballets and live concerts in DVD, Blu-ray and CD formats.


EMEC Discs is a Spanish label, founded in 1991 and has since been working intensively in various fields of record production covering the classical repertoire, without forgetting the more contemporary composers. Rediscovery, innovation and introduce new talent, and the label focuses to infuse a dynamic and young team to classical music recordings not yet discovered.


The Enchiriadis label was created in 2000 by Raúl Mallavibarrena with two main purposes. On one side it promotes in the record industry what Musica Ficta and Ensemble Fontegara were planning in the domains of Renaissance and Baroque music. On the other side it helps the new proposals and the new artists to become well known in the world of Early Music. Enchiriadis has made a name for several Spanish artists as well as Italian, Swiss or Japanese groups which growing international influence. The recorded repertoire spans from Medieval Music to XVIII century with a special stress in Spanish music.


Established in 1971 in Munich by long-time jazz fans Matthias Winckelmann and Horst Weber. Beginning in the late fifties M.W. was exposed to many US jazz musicians when growing up in Frankfurt - then the jazz capital of the country. In recent years Matthias Winckelmann opened ENJA to musical territories far beyond the jazz mainstream and jazz avant-garde of the early years. The most important artist in this repect has become Lebanese oud player / composer Rabih Abou-Khalil whose work combines classical Arabian technique with a European compositional approach and jazz influenced improvisation. Today, ENJA has become a label which is highly respected worldwide and is well distributed in most parts of the globe.


Label dedicated exclusively to the music of the 20th and 21st Centuries.


Estonian Record Productions (“ERP”) is one of the most versatile Estonian music production companies. Classical music, from world-famous conductors to contemporary composers, is an important export item for the small country and ERP has become a very important player for the Estonian music scene. The company, founded in 2001, is not only a record company but also organizes concerts and festivals and acts as an artist management. The heads of Estonian Record Productions are the composer and producer Peter Vähi and the music producer Tiina Jokinen


Eurodisc is a German record label specializing in classical music. It was purchased by BMG in 1987 and is now part of Sony Music.


It has been 12 years since the EXTON label released its first title in July 1999. The label has issued more than 900 titles to the market mainly in Japan, and has launched into the international market in 2006. The quality of its products is highly acclaimed through prestigious discography magazines such as Gramophone Magazines, Diapason dfOr, Opus d'Or, Telerama, as well as news papers and websites around the world. The name of EXTON comes from the pursuit of Extraordinary Toneh, meaning that we strive to create the very best music through the very best sound. We create artistsf music without compromise and incorporate the newest, cutting-edge recording technologies and equipments for the goal with careful research in the industry, as a starting point of all our projects.

Now EXTON has its sister labels named TRITON (specializing in the piano music) and CRYSTON (winds music) with the same philosophy to the music as mentioned above for EXTON label, expanding and deepening the catalogue.

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FANFARE CINCINNATI / CSO MEDIA (Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra)

Fanfare Cincinnati is the recording label of the Cincinnati Symphony and Pops Orchestra, distributed physically and digitally by Naxos. Featuring performances by the CSO and Pops with world-class conductors and guest artists, Fanfare Cincinnati (formerly Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Media) showcases the power and versatility of the CSO and Pops today. A musical force in Cincinnati and around the world, the Cincinnati Symphony and Pops Orchestra has an expansive catalog of more than 140 recordings including Grammy® Award winners. The CSO was the first orchestra to be broadcast to a national radio audience in 1921 and the third American orchestra to make a commercial recording in 1917. The Cincinnati Symphony and Pops Orchestra have sold over 10 million recordings since 1980 to fans around the globe.


FARAO classics is a Munich-based record label for classical music, and was founded a decade ago with the idea of shifting the artistic process of making a recording of music. From the planning stages, through the actual recording, editing and mixing right up to releasing the recording, completely into the hands of musicians.


The heavily anticipated follow up to Carol Channing's "For Heaven's Sake" project is on its way and just like the performer it's sure to please. "True To The Red, White, and Blue" is a collection of patriotic songs that will remind listeners of the great values of patriotism and faith. These performances will be much like a visit from a longtime friend and focus on unity in a time when the country tends to be so divided with political rhetoric.


Fidelio Musique is a young dynamic company specializing in quality acoustic recording, aiming to promote local and international talent in classical and jazz music. The company was created with the goal to reproduce, with no compromise and as accurately as possible, one or more musicians performing in a room with a natural and fabulous acoustic without artifacts.


Recordings feature classical American composers and re-issues of Louisville Orchestra recordings.


Exciting new recordings • Fascinating historical issues • Exemplary productions.

“…it’s nice to see them celebrate with such a neat and technically well prepared package.” (Gramophone Magazine)

“It is first class in every respect. And I liked the book-like format which opens out neatly; its elegant simplicity is just right. An admirable release.” (Musicweb-International)


The mission of Fixed Point Foundation is to seek innovative ways to defend and proclaim the Gospel and to prepare Christians to do the same. Fixed Point Foundation was established in 2004, and has sponsored highly publicized events and debates at universities such as Oxford, and various other Alabama state schools, with their resources being used in universities, schools, and churches around the world. Fixed Point is an expression of the Church speaking into the culture, challenging the unbelief of skeptics and restoring the Christian’s confidence that the Bible is precisely what it claims to be—True.


FLEUR DE SON CLASSICS, Ltd. was founded in 1996, and is owned and operated by classical guitarists, Joanne Castellani and Michael Andriaccio, one of the foremost classical guitar duos in the world today. They felt that classical musicians and classical composers of international merit needed a record label that was sympathetic to the needs of today's classical recording artists. Today, the Fleur De Son catalog consists of over fifty-five chamber music titles from their distinguished roster of world class recording artists.Castellani and Andriaccio are the Co-Directors of the JoAnn Falletta International Concerto Competition presented by WNED-FM and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, and are Artists-in-Residence at the Chautauqua Institute.

Fleur De Son Classics (FDS) has adhered to a policy of presenting world premiere or rarely-recorded repertoire. FDS are constantly seeking new and exciting projects through which classical musicians and classical composers may express themselves in chamber music, symphonic music, early music and solo repertoire from classical guitar to significant electronic media by important classical composers.


The full name of the FMP-CD label, founded in 1989, is FMP/FREE MUSIC PRODUCTION. Founded in 2000, the label is owned by FMP Publishing.


Foghorn Classics was founded by the Alexander String Quartet in 1994. We chose the name in order to establish our location and affinity with the San Francisco Bay Area where foghorns are a part of our daily soundscape. In researching the name, we became aware that there was a company in Australia called Foghorn Records (a recording studio it turned out) as well as a publishing company in San Francisco (Foghorn Press), and so to distinguish our own operation from those, we registered


Folk Dune Records was established in 2005 by composer Uri Sharlin. Based in Brooklyn, NY, its catalogue draws from a pool of the most accomplished musicians in various musical styles. It is a platform for the work of artists who generate creative music which is a crossover between jazz, world and classical music and more.


· Worldwide innovation: Fidelity Mastering™ & Mobility Mastering™

· Prestigious awards from BBC Magazine, Le Figaro, Télérama, France-Musique, Classica, Mezzo TV

Prestige Audio Video, Diapason, Resmusica, Piano International Magazine, Gramophone…


The name "Fontenay Classics International" stands for fine chamber music at the highest sound quality in exquisite design. Established in 2010 the label devised from the renowned Hamburg Festival of Chamber Music with its Series Fontenay Classics which is headed as the label of the cellist Niklas Schmidt. He has been a member of the famous Trio Fontenay for two decades and since 1987 has taught as professor of cello and chamber music at the University of Music and Theatre in Hamburg.

The label presents both young ensembles as well as recordings of Niklas Schmidt himself.


Footprint Records aspires to make great music productions in jazz, world and folk music, choral music and classical chamber music and finally children’s music. Footprint Records was formally founded in September 2003 by Bo Ejeby and Per Sjösten, who have worked in the industry since the mid 1980's, collaborating with various other labels.


The idea behind Bernhard Drobig’s new “fra bernardo” label is to create an unmistakable profile in the so-called early music sector: young artists and ensembles are to be offered an international platform and at the same time repertoire outside the mainstream is to be made accessible with the aim of closing some glaring gaps.

The most important artists and ensembles include Le Petit Concert Baroque, Philipp von Steinaecker, Musica Saeculorum, Sara Mingardo, Gambe di Legno and The Sound and the Fury, with their own series, Paradise Regained, dedicated to renaissance vocal polyphony.


This label features recordings from Sweden.


With a repertoire stretching from late baroque to contemporary music, and supported by eminent actors of the European musical life Fuga Libera's catalogue presents a growing collection of publications mixing classical music with other music genre.


Furious Artisans is a unique record label dedicated to modern classical music, also called 'New Music'. Our primary focus is on contemporary American composers such as Jonathan Dawe, Matthew Greenbaum, Frank Brickle, Robert Martin and others. Our current and past advisory board has included such notable figures as Milton Babbitt, Chester Biscardi and Mark Rimple. We are also interested in forgotten or under appreciated composers of the 20th century, such as Dane Rudhyar and Giacinto Scelsi. All of our recordings are carefully crafted to the highest standards of production, performance and audio quality. Much of the music in our catalog has been exclusively recorded and released by furious artisans, thanks to a host of dedicated performers and composers, and the financial assistance of grantmaking institutions such as the NEA, The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, The Alice M. Ditson Fund, and others

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Label focused on high-quality classical productions, good recording technology without compromise and a trusting, almost familiar atmosphere between artists and producers.

GIA Publications

GIA Publications, Inc. is a leading publisher of sacred music and music education recordings and resources. Our catalog includes a wide range of titles including Gregorian chant, contemporary liturgical recordings, choral titles, and music for wind band.


Leading label of original gift-related recorded products.


Glossa is a classical music label specializing in historically informed performance and with a strong interest in design and editorial excellence. Based in San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain in the mountains near Madrid, Glossa is know as Spain’s most international label, considered by many to be the world's finest in early music. Founded in 1992 by the musician brothers José Miguel and Emilio Moreno and directed since 1995 by Carlos Céster, it is a landmark with its extreme artistic coherence - with great names in early music among its exclusive performers, such as Paolo Pandolfo, La Venexiana, Graindelavoix, the Orchestra of the 18th Century, Le Concert Spirituel, Fabio Bonizzoni, or the Moreno brothers themselves.


Global Language Project (GLP) is an innovative educational movement that seeks to equip disadvantaged public-school students with the skills to compete in a globalized world and work force. Through GLP's free and comprehensive language training program, elementary school students achieve proficiency in Arabic, Mandarin, or Spanish. The curriculum emphasizes traditional and experiential learning and was created by leading educational professionals around the country. A fun and effective way for the family to learn and practice Spanish. Releases complete with Spanish lyrics and English translations together with links to GLP’s language learning web page where you can find helpful explanations and learning tools all based on these classic songs


The Glyndebourne CD Label was launched in 2008 and reflects the desire to further extend Glyndebourne’s work beyond the opera house. It was founded on Glyndebourne’s core values of commitment to quality and inventiveness. CD Releases on the Glyndebourne Label draw on their extensive archive of recordings which span the years from 1960 to the present day. They are released in pairs, with one recording from the old opera house and one from the new opera house which opened in 1994. All releases on the Glyndebourne Label are from live performances, resulting in vividly realistic recordings. The CDs are luxuriously packaged as a hard bound book containing a full libretto in key languages for each opera along with a commissioned article about the opera, and a synopsis.


The Gothic Catalog has been producing great organ and choral recordings for almost 25 years. Their recordings mostly showcase American choirs, unusual repertoire, and concert programs on American classic organs.


GPR Records, concentrating on classical music, children’s music, Broadway and spoken word, has an impressive roster of artists that includes: Jason Alexander, Jonathan Beyer, Jesse Blumberg, Zoe Caldwell, Andrew Garland, Joanna Gleason, Florence Henderson, Barry Humphries, Cynthia Nixon, Kathleen Turner, Catherine Zeta-Jones and many more.


Gramola was founded in Vienna in 1924 as an Austrian offshoot of the Czech/British record producer of the same name, and has been active since then in all areas concerning classical music. In recent years, the focus has shifted to CD production, and with nearly 30 productions a year Gramola has been Austria’s classical music producer with the highest production rate for some time. Initially, Gramola placed an emphasis on great composers of Viennese Classicism, such as Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert, but now production activities stress on promoting young Austrian musicians and not least the co-operation with ‘Exilarte’, devoted to the music of murdered or exiled composers.


Grand Piano is a new premium label dedicated to the exploration of undiscovered keyboard repertoire. Targeting piano audiences and collectors, the label will feature recordings of interesting rare works and complete piano cycles that might otherwise have remained unknown and unrecorded. Pulling from a deep pool of talent around the globe, Grand Piano brings to life exciting interpretations of these gems of the piano repertoire. Grand Piano will release around 20 new titles each year, including many world premières.


The aim of this unique series is to bring before the public the art of the great pianists who preserved their interpretations, genius and performing style through the process of making piano roll recordings for the Aeolian Duo-Art company. Many significant artists never made gramophone records or in the case of Busoni made very few and hated doing so! But they did make reproduction piano rolls. Thanks to Mr Stonehill and the late Gordon Iles, inventor and chief theoretician of the Aeolian company in England, it is now possible better to reproduce piano roll recordings made for the Aeolian company as long ago as 1914. This has been achieved through the design and creation of a 'Robot' which incorporates the ultimate Duo-Art technology in order to deliver historic performances exactly as heard and approved by the recording artists themselves. What makes Nimbus' Grand Piano series unique stems from the technical ability of the 'Robot' accurately to reproduce the nuances of the original performances, at concert levels. Duo-Art rolls feature a special set of perforations along both edges of the roll which can control up to 16 different intensities of hammer stroke. This, alongside the ability to vary the volume and intensity of the melody independently of the accompaniment and also independently of the sustaining and soft pedals, creates a series of tonal intensities and gradations beyond the capacity of the human ear to distinguish. Put simply this system does not sound like a machine playing a piano - it sounds like a live pianist. Not only that but because it is so accurate we can distinguish one pianist from another. Consequently this series enables us to hear a style of pianism which is long dead but which has its roots in the great composer-performers of the Romantic era. So, for example we are able to hear a recording of one of Liszt's Grand Etudes de Concert from a roll made in 1924 by Frederic Lamond who at the age of seventeen was taken to study with Liszt in Weimar. All the recordings in the Grand Piano series have been made at the Concert Hall of the Nimbus Foundation using a Steinway Grand. All recordings are fully digital. There are no extraneous noises no mechanisms whirring, no levers squeaking, just pure, amazing piano playing.


Grappa was established in 1983, and is one of the oldest and biggest independent record companies in Norway. Grappa label represents a wide variety of genres, including pop, rock, blues, jazz, singer/songwriter – presenting Norwegian artist of the highest quality


Guitardik Music represents Rob Tardik, the "eclectic" guitarist who is multi-award winning, contemporary pop/jazz/world/fusion instrumental music artist. He has performed at venues all across North America including the prestigious Glenn Gould Theatre in Toronto. His last 4 CD’s have spawned 4 U.S Billboard charting singles two of which went to the Top 10. His awards include the prestigious Canadian Smooth Jazz Guitarist of the Year; the #1 spot on the U.S.-based, Music Choice Contemporary Jazz charts for 4 weeks and being named Mississauga’s “Established Performer of the Year” for his musical contributions, an award won previously by Oscar Peterson and Rik Emmett.

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Award-winning German classical and contemporary music label. Artists include violinist Christian Tetzlaff.


The Hallé gave its first concert on 30th January 1858 under the baton of its founder Sir Charles Hallé. Until his death in 1895 Sir Charles conducted almost every concert, and performed as piano soloist at many. His sudden death shocked Manchester and the wider musical world, with his funeral procession bringing the city to a standstill. Three of his closest friends immediately set about securing the future of the Orchestra. The 1895-96 season had already been planned and so Henry Simon, Gustav Behrens and James Forsyth guaranteed it against loss. They renewed this commitment for a further three years whilst they set about forming and incorporating the Hallé Concerts Society. Under the guidance of such distinguished conductors as Hans Richter, Sir Hamilton Harty and Sir John Barbirolli the Orchestra continued to thrive and develop. For the vast majority of its history the Hallé’s home in Manchester was the Free Trade Hall. When war broke out in 1939 the building was requisitioned and of course bombed in the Manchester Blitz. During the war period the Hallé performed concert series in the Albert Hall and Kings Hall Belle Vue, as well in various other venues in and around Manchester including a variety of cinemas. The Free Trade Hall was rebuilt, opening with a triumphant season of concerts in 1951. The Hallé performed its last concert there on 30th June 1996 before moving into its magnificent new home just a few minutes walk away at The Bridgewater Hall. Sir Mark Elder joined the Hallé in 2000 and since his arrival there have been a number of major initiatives including the launch of the Hallé’s own CD label in 2003. The label, comprising high quality studio recordings and exceptional live recordings, immediately became noticeable for its diversity and breadth of repertoire. Already, the label includes highly acclaimed interpretations of Elgar’s music, and works by Richard Strauss, Sibelius, Debussy, Wagner, Nielsen, Vaughan Williams and Colin Matthews. In its 150th anniversary year, the Hallé released Sir Mark’s long-awaited and dramatic interpretation of Elgar’s great oratorio ‘The Dream of Gerontius’ which received the 2009 Classic FM Gramophone Choral Award. Other accolades have included a Diapason d’Or for the recording of Debussy’s ‘La Mer’ and the first set of Colin Matthews’ orchestrations of Debussy Preludes, and in 2010, the Hallé became the first orchestra to win two Gramophone Awards in one year, with its recordings of Wagner’s ‘Götterdämmerung’ and Elgar’s Violin Concerto with Thomas Zehetmair.


Harbinger Records, founded in 1983 by Ken Bloomand and Bill Rudman, specializes in the Great American Songbook – in particular, songs of stage, screen and cabaret. And the artists range from Peggy Lee, Mabel Mercer and Ethel Merman to first-rate contemporary vocalists including Michael Feinstein, Eric Comstock and Sylvia McNair. Historic CDs of piano rolls by Richard Rodgers and rare demos by songwriter Hugh Martin also grace our catalogue, along with many other releases that will surprise and delight you.


Harp&Co is an association of solo musicians, passionate about the rich and original repertory of their instruments. The label is the culmination of a dream of the Harpeggio Ensemble’s members who, for many years have been playing and recording the special repertory of the harp. The labels’ releases feature mainly first recordings of the harp’s repertory, and are different compositions dedicated to Rachel Talitman and her hamber music formations by some prominent composers: Jean Michel Damase, Bernard Andrès, and Michel Lysight.


Heilo reflects the main currents in Norwegian folk music today. This applies to the cultivation of the purest part of our musical heritage: Hardanger and ordinary fiddles, folk singing and older folk music instruments. Artists have been steeped in a musical culture that is a mixture of rock, pop, and classical styles, but they are searching for a musical identity with a Norwegian accent.


Hemera focuses on contemporary music by Norwegian composers and artists, and is a gateway for projects generated in various Norwegian arts communities. The genres served by this label vary greatly, ranging from musical fables for children to radio operas and experimental soundscapes. Hemera artists include Peter Herresthal, the BIT20 Ensemble and the Barratt Due Junior Orchestra. Glenn Erik Haugland, Terje Bjørklund and Leif Solberg are among the composers found on the Hemera label.


Heresy is a new Dublin-based record label founded by American opera/theatre director and cultural entrepreneur Eric Fraad. Specializing in early music, traditional and world music, contemporary art music and a synthesis of these genres, Heresy takes an unconventional approach to repertoire, design, performance and the marketing of its recordings. Uncompromising high fidelity, cutting edge art direction, thrilling new interpretations and out of the box thinking in art and business are hallmarks of the new label.


Heritage Media enjoyed great success in supplying vintage radio dramas around the world in the 1980s and became part of the Divine Art group in 2009. Many of its library of programs were also made available in CD format, and are now being reissued in re-mastered form as digital downloads.


A collection of four discs released in the mid 80s when Nimbus was looking to break out of being just a classical record label. Bessie Smith, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong and a highly entertaining compilation called Hot Jazz were presented using state of the art digital re-mastering along with great liner notes. We expect to see more releases from Nimbus appearing on this bijou label in future years but right now their jazz and nostalgia efforts are satisfied by reissuing classics which previously appeared on MusicMasters and a their highly acclaimed Retrospective series whish is a partnership with Living Era legend Ray Crick.


Divine Art’s label for re-mastered vintage recordings, mainly from the company’s associated archive. Remastered to the highest standards by Pristine Audio in France, these albums, most of which have never been released before on CD or digitally, have won high praise for both artistic and technical quality.


In 1991 philanthropist Esther Honens established Honens International Piano Competition with a $5-million endowment. Her dream was to create a stage in Calgary, and in Canada, for the world’s most promising pianists. The Honens Competition takes place every three years in Calgary. Honens presents the world's leading pianists, innovative performance projects and exclusive Canadian premieres through a critically acclaimed concert series in Calgary.


House of Classics is a series of creatively conceived collections of beautiful classical recordings owned by T2 Entertainment, in collaboration with Newton Classics. Treasured artists such as the College of Kings College Cambridge, Il Giardino Armonico and Emma Kirkby will be featured in these attractively priced releases.


Founded in 2009, Huddersfield Contemporary Records (HCR) is an emerging label with releases exclusively devoted to new music. The label is based at the University of Huddersfield and is run in partnership between CeReNeM (the Centre for Research in New Music), Huddersfield University Press and //hcmf. HCR has a focussed catalogue, featuring both exciting established and emerging artists at the cutting edge of music making. HCR releases new music in a variety of forms, currently featuring discs devoted to acoustic solo/ensemble work, electronics and free improvisation amongst its catalogue. The materials have been recorded/produced both in-house at the university and with a broad selection of other professional partners, including //hcmf and Radio Bremen and have attracted exceptional press attention for a label of its size.


Hungaraton, a Hungarian record company, was founded in 1951 and reorganised in 1995. The label specializes in Hungarian music, mainly classical and folk, performed largely by Hungarian artists.

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ICA (International Classical Artists), formerly Van Walsum Management, will become the first artist management agency in the world to launch its own audio and audio-visual label featuring both archive material as well as the agency’s own artists. The ICA Classics label will feature both CD & DVD recordings, presenting material recorded between 1954 and 2009. The ICA Classics team has been instrumental in the success of many audio and audiovisual productions over the years including the origination of the DVD series The Art of Conducting, The Art of Piano and The Art of Violin; the archive based DVD series Classic Archive; co-production documentaries featuring artists such as Richter, Fricsay, Mravinsky and Toscanini; the creation of the BBC Legends archive label, launched in 1998 (now comprising more than 250 CDs), and the audio series Great Conductors of the 20th Century produced for EMI Classics.


ICA (International Classical Artists), formerly Van Walsum Management, will become the first artist management agency in the world to launch its own audio and audio-visual label featuring both archive material as well as the agency’s own artists. The ICA Classics label will feature both CD & DVD recordings, presenting material recorded between 1954 and 2009. The ICA Classics team has been instrumental in the success of many audio and audiovisual productions over the years including the origination of the DVD series The Art of Conducting, The Art of Piano and The Art of Violin; the archive based DVD series Classic Archive; co-production documentaries featuring artists such as Richter, Fricsay, Mravinsky and Toscanini; the creation of the BBC Legends archive label, launched in 1998 (now comprising more than 250 CDs), and the audio series Great Conductors of the 20th Century produced for EMI Classics.


IDIS is an idea born in 1996, mainly, if not exclusively, from the passion for Music.

IDIS’ purpose is the retrieval of the most significant performances of the greatest artist in classical music; artists that are considered as fundamental in musical performing and history.

IDIS work is designed to offer to the listener, as closely as possible, using sophisticated digital technologies, the best sound quality without changing the original recording that become a great and unique artistic expression with all its peculiarities and moments of genius.

In IDIS catalogue includes recordings of many great conductors, singers and artists, including Arturo Toscanini, Wilhelm Furtwangler, Bruno Walter, Victor de Sabata, Hans Knappertsbusch, Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, Wilhelm Backhaus, Walter Gieseking, Rudolf Serkin, Beniamino Maria Callas, and Jascha Heifetz.


III Millennio is a record label whose aim is to promote human, social and religious values through music and by means of social communication. For this reason, our research is directed towards many different musical genres, even if actually the type of music mainly produced by the Company is classical, religious and traditional.


French-based Indésens Records is a detailed exploration of the instrumental music of the 19th and 20th centuries. Indésens is dedicated to Claude Delvincourt (1888–1954) – former Director of the Paris Conservatoire, who commissioned a multitude of French wind music – as well as soloists such as Jean-Pierre Rampal, Georges Barboteu and Maurice André, who inspired an increasing number of works for wind instruments. The label’s catalogue includes music by Thierry Escaich, Nicolas Bacri and Henri Dutilleux, as well as Stravinsky, Copland, Haydn and many more.


IndiePix was founded in 2004 to bring film fans the very best of independent cinema. Today, IndiePix is proud to be home to the broadest online selection of indie films from around the world, including the latest award-winning titles from the festival circuit, popular indie classics, foreign, documentaries and more.


Innova is dedicated to forward-looking work that pushes the boundaries of contemporary music, with releases focused on the integrity of the work, its originality, conceptual richness, and technical quality


Intakt Records focuses on the musicians and their music. Intakt has worked with many of the worlds leading contemporary jazz musicians: Barry Guy & The London Jazz Composers Orchestra, Irène Schweizer, Anthony Braxton, Evan Parker, Aki Takase, Han Bennink, Eugene Chadbourne, Thurston Moore, Elliott Sharp, David Moss, Andrew Cyrille, Oliver Lake, Reggie Workman, Marilyn Crispell, George Lewis, and many more. Creative music today is mainly published by small and committed labels. «Small in budget, but immense in quality,» praises «All About Jazz New York» the CD-label Intakt Records. «The predominance and growth of independent labels continues.» – More than 220 recordings have been released to date.


Integra Records UK was founded in 2007 by Christian Forshaw. Christian was set to enter the world of major record labels having been offered a four album deal with Sony BMG. This was a dream come true, but having witnessed the priorities of a major label at close hand he decided the only way he could continue to make personal, organic music was to walk away and set up his own independent label. The priorities of Integra are personal recordings which may not be big sellers but instead express something individual. The only stipulation is quality. Our catalogue will develop very slowly (probably only a couple of releases per year) but you can guarantee that our recordings will be created without the pressures of market forces and with integrity at the heart of them.


Intim Musik was established in the late 1980’s. The label was started as a platform for local musicians to introduce themselves to the record market. As the years passed they have worked with a roster of Swedish, Nordic and international musicians, as well as with several small town orchestras around Sweden: the Västerås and Jönköping Sinfoniettas, Musica Vitae (Växjö), Camerata Nordica (Kalmar) and several chamber ensembles: The Fujita Piano Trio (Japan/UK), Nordic Chamber Ensemble (Sundsvall, Sweden). Much of the catalogue is driven by the musical interests of the musicians and groups they work with, many which they also act as agents for.


Isotopia Records is a New York City label, founded by Constance Hauman. Isotopia joins as an imprint of the highly-acclaimed, independent label, Heresy Records founded by CEO Eric Fraad.

Isotopia will focus on popular music, dance music and fusions of classical and jazz. Mr. Fraad says of Isotopia, “Along with Constance we are signing some truly game-changing artists who have the potential to capture the imagination of a wide public and at the same time remain on the cutting edge of their genres.


ITM is a jazz-centric label, founded in 1986 by Ulli Blobel. The rediscovery of Ginger Baker brought the label its first success; this was followed by tours with No Material, Sonny Sharrok, Peter Brötzmann and Nicky Skopelitis. Its catalogue highlights include jazz productions with Broadway star Eartha Kitt, jazz recordings with Nana Mouskouri, cover versions of Jacques Brel and many more.

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The J.S. Bach-Stiftung label was created in 2011 together with the Vertriebs AG der J.S. Bach-Stiftung, a fully owned subsidiary of the J.S. Bach Foundation, in order to publish and distribute the Foundation’s live recordings of Bach’s complete vocal music. Today, the J.S. Bach-Stiftung sound is acclaimed by Bach connoisseurs and fans around the globe. Favoring period instruments, the Foundation’s interpretations are among the top-tier modern Bach performances. All products of the J.S. Bach-Stiftung label are produced and manufactured in Switzerland.


Introducing Jazzhaus, a new label featuring an indefinite number of audio and video jazz programs taken from live radio and television recordings from the archives of Südwestrundfunk Stuttgart, Baden-Baden and Mainz in south West Germany, with the earliest recordings dating back to 1949. jazzhaus will focus on forgotten treasures of America’s outstanding contribution to modern art available to the worldwide jazz community. Connoisseurs will have a chance to enrich their collections of specific artists; jazz lovers will discover recordings that cover the entire spectrum of genres – from swing, big band, bebop, hard bop to free jazz, third stream, rock jazz, soul jazz, new jazz and world jazz.


Since 2005 Jazzwerkstatt has been documenting East Germany’s vibrant Jazz scene releasing new works that both pay homage to classic styles and steer them in exciting new directions. In addition, Jazzwerkstatt is the keeper of historical performances from East German broadcaster Rundfunk der DDR -- many of which were special, one-off performances. Jazzwerkstatt may have be one of the best-kept secrets in modern Jazz. Not any more.


The guitarist John Williams founded JCW Recordings in 2008 as he wanted to remain in complete control of recording, editing, mixing, producing and design - in fact all presentation present and future. Williams takes particular care over the selection and sequence of tracks, including the gaps between them, and the full range of the guitar’s many colours. He records at Air Lyndhurst Studios in London.


The Journey label is an imprint from DCD Music, featuring recordings of global musical journey destinations. Specializes in branded compilation albums that feature all the genres from around the globe, whether it be the sounds of Africa to the rhythms of the Latin world and the haunting melodies of Asia.

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K&K Verlagsanstalt, founded in 1995, is the publishing house of German artists and producers Josef-Stefan Kindler and Andreas Otto Grimminger, specializing in acoustic music, concert recordings and visual art. “For us, publishing music entails capturing and recording outstanding concerts and performances for posterity. The audiences and performers enter into an intimate, unique dialogue that is unrepeatable in its atmosphere, expression and form. Our aim is to enable the listener to acutely experience every facet of this symbiosis. The results are unparalleled interpretations of musical and literary works – simply audiophile snapshots of permanent value.” - Josef-Stefan Kindler & Andreas Otto Grimminger.


K617 is a French classical music record based in Metz and founded by Alain Pacquier, music author and creator of the Festival de Saintes at the Abbaye aux Dames in Normandy, and the Festival de Sarrebourg at the Couvent de Saint Ulrich. The name "K617" refers to Mozart's Adagio and Rondo in C minor with flute, oboe, viola and cello K.617.


The Vienna-based label, founded in 1999 by Barbara Fränzen and Peter Oswald and now owned by paladino media, is dedicated to the release of New Music. KAIROS is the opportune moment. In antiquity, this Greek word designated the felicitous conjunction of the here and now, the propitious and decisive moment when conditions are right for taking crucial action. By virtue of its commitment to artistry, KAIROS has received a number of important international prizes in recent years. In addition, KAIROS recordings are found on the “best of” lists in the Süddeutsche Zeitung, Die Zeit and The New York Times. Thus, KAIROS will continue to dedicate itself in an uncompromising manner in the next years to the adventure of New Music, with the conviction that this music is essential to life.


The world-renowned King's College Choir is took contril of its recording output launched its own record label in late 2012. The first release under the new label was Nine Lessons & Carols on 22 October 2012, and they strive to record more adventurous repertoire as well as bring fresh look at some of the most important pieces from the choral literature.

The Choir has released more than 100 albums with EMI and Decca, selling millions of copies worldwide. But its own label will give it unprecedented freedom to manage its recording portfolio.


"Luxurious sound design" celebrates HORIZON in its design section "diploma". In justification of this industry in the Journal of Advertising, Marketing and Media: "The producers brothers Nick and Clemens Prokop afford the luxury of deviating from the usual genre Recorded thinking is what has strong sound, plus there are lavish booklets.."

The catalog provides findings for classic interested listeners: Quartetto di Cremona The points with ITALIAN JOURNEY from a legitimate successor of the Quartetto Italiano; the Vienna Vocal Consort adds BYRD with the Renaissance interpretation added an important voice that was enthusiastically received by the critics (B4Klassik: CD of the week). The successful cooperation with the Grassauer Brass Ensemble finally (Rundumadum, MASTERPIECES) convinced even beyond the borders of Bavaria: "From Bach to Pärt pack the Grassauer Brass Classic witty folk-bajuwarisch" beamed THE TIME.

The klanglogo publications are dominated by the idea that music has to be a sensual experience ever. Why not as many, but sophisticated as possible to make publishing program with a naturally high standard of artistic and technical quality. This includes the graphically distinctive design of the CDs in a row. As different as the individual productions include:. In the series, they reflect a deep passion for live music making resist klanglogo is one of trust your ears GmbH, Dusseldorf, and Rondeau Production GmbH, Leipzig, shared brand. Distributed by Naxos of America.


Focused on mainly wind band ensemble releases, Klavier is the newest division of Edwin F. Kalmus & Co., with a commitment to state-of-the-art recordings for the most discriminating listeners.


Label with most up-to-date and complete CD encyclopedia of musical works composed by musicians imprisoned in Nazi concentration camps from 1933 to 1945.

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Skira Classica Srl, music editor and publisher, is the concessionary company of La Scala Theatre whose activity is the development and commercialisation of editorial products (CDs, DVDs and books) and merchandising bearing the “LA SCALA 1778” brand; under the name of “La Scala Shop” the company manages the activities of the La Scala Theatre Bookshop and the Theatre Museum.


Founded by composer/producer Heiner Stadler as one of the first labels with what would subsequently be called a "cross-over" or "multi-cultural" point of view. Labor’s current catalogue focuses on unusual and often unknown repertoire coupled with landmark editions such as the complete keyboard works of J. S. Bach performed by legendary Brazilian pianist João Carlos Martins. Other highlights include “Music of Tribute,” Labor’s ambitious piano series as well as genre crossing releases by Germany’s Hanns Eisler/Bertolt Brecht, Walter Steffens (Music to Art), Bulgaria’s Ivan Spassov, Albania’s Aleksandër Peçi, Uruguay’s Eduardo Fernández, and Brazil’s Duo Caramuru/Baldanza.


Within the activity development of the Fondation La Borie since 2002, the Jazz and World Music Department has been welcoming musicians and composers with a strong musical project, as well as generosity in musical exchange and throughout the building of their careers. The Label Laborie, created in 2006, continues this action by supporting these artists, giving them in that context an opportunity to bring out their best. Youth talents and consummate professionals from both French and international musical scenes meet today at Laborie to create a new entity, a particular tribe whose only wish is that you appreciate the qualities of a free artist.


Ladybird AB – established at the beginning of the 1990s – is a small record company with great assets. Over the years, the label has worked with many well-known Swedish artists, including Linda Lampenius, Cue, Arne Domnérus, Loa Falkman, Anita Strandell, Lill-Babs, Lill Lindfors, Lovisa Lindqvist, Anna Nygren and Janina.


Lauda is the recording label La Grande Chapelle. Founded in 2005, it produces the recordings of the ensemble, with attractive programs mainly centred on Spanish vocal music of the sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. The objective of the label is to provide quality products containing a high level of musical and musicological interest, from an independent standpoint.

Lauda’s recordings are the result of a lengthy process of recovery, beginning with research and cuminating with first performances, thus helping to knowledge transfer to the general public and to promote this music.

Lauda benefits from the academic and technical assessment of research centres and the collaboration of business, universities, associations, foundations and public organisations (local and regional councils and ministries).

Technically, the recordings use the latest digital technology, although we firmly resolve not to betray the spirit and communication of a live performance.


Learning from the Legends enables students around the world to reach their highest potential for artistic excellence by providing access to exceptional instructional materials from preeminent teachers and performers while simultaneously providing teachers and performers with a unique opportunity to influence an entire generation of artistic minds.

Learning from the Legends will produce the first ever line of instructional videos that encompass the most essential band, orchestral, and choral audition repertoire. These lessons will be taught by the highest echelon of teachers and performers in a professional, organized, and consistent fashion. Our instructional materials will help students perfect their audition skills for the highly competitive admission processes of premier honor ensembles, universities, and conservatories worldwide.


Linn Records a Glasgow-based record label which specializes in classical, jazz and Scottish music, bringing a diverse selection of over 200 cross-genre titles. Linn has continued to build its reputation in recent years. Several award-winning releases have brought widespread recognition and highlighted the label’s continued commitment to excellence: Grammy Award-winner Sir Charles Mackerras’ recording of ‘Mozart Symphonies 38-41’with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and the 2007 Gramophone Baroque Vocal Recording of the Year, ‘Handel’s Messiah’, from the Dunedin Consort.

The talent across Linn’s impressive roster is evident in their live performances: Claire Martin’s sell-out residencies in New York City and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra’s recent U.S. tour which included concerts in Boston, Atlanta, New York and Philadelphia, has brought further recognition and critical acclaim. 2011 will see the “mesmerizing” (New York Times) Barb Jungr return to the U.S.; Mathew Halls resumes his conducting roles with several outstanding orchestras to present concerts in Colorado, Portland, Washington D.C. and Detroit.


Gavriel Lipkind enjoyed a stellar rise to fame as a young cellist, before making the decision to rethink a predefined life and halt a predictable path. He took a three-year long period of retreat from stage life, during which he devoted himself to extensive further studies and recording. Today every aspect of Mr. Lipkind’s activities both as a solo performer as well as the leader of Lipkind Consortium and many special events is an inseparable part of a larger plan to record the underlying repertoire. “Ideas, by their very nature, cannot be communicated without losing some of their original quality. A recording production is a unique opportunity for a performer to document her ideas in their purest most total and timeless form.” (Gavriel Lipkind) This deep urge to produce unique recordings set Lipkind in a niche of his own. Alongside numerous regular releases, Lipkind Productions offers highly exclusive special editions with high resolution content and sheet music publications. These prizewinning products have been described in the press as Objects of Desire and Total Works of Art. All aspects of each stage of every project are executed by a staff of creative directors who take an active interest in the connected work of their colleagues. As a result, the programmatic study, the derived interpretative approach, performance, editing process, mastering, design and promotion all happen as one homogenous process.


Label from, featuring the "A String Quartet Christmas" Release with Arturo Delmoni and friends.


Award-winning animated television series that tells about the exciting and humorous childhood of world-renowned musical genius Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.


Liverpool Philharmonic's own label builds on a long history of successful in-house recordings on RLPO Live which was established in 1998 by musicians of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, the first UK orchestra to launch its own recording label.


Founded in 1999, the mission of Loft Recordings is to generate enthusiasm and literacy in classical music, particular music for organs and choirs. Loft Recordings publishes recordings, produces a weekly radio program (The Organ Loft), provides recording services for artists, and offers recordings for sale through this website and a mail order catalog. Loft Recordings is part of The Gothic Catalog label family.


The London Philharmonic Orchestra established their in-house label in 2005, which features live concert, studio and archive recordings.


One of the world’s leading new music ensembles, the London Sinfonietta works across a wide range of musical genres, performing modern classics alongside world premieres and regularly collaborating with choreographers, video artists and film-makers. Since its foundation in 1968, the ensemble has commissioned and performed music by both the brightest new names and established composers such as Birtwistle, Knussen, Berio and Ligeti.


University of Texas at Austin label, featuring recordings that aspire to capture the best musical moments that the school offers and distribute them to a world-wide audience.


LSO Live features the legendary London Symphony Orchestra, and was launched in 2000 following a decade in which other record companies had been steadily reducing investment in new recordings. Despite this shift in attention away from classical music, there was no evidence of a decline in demand for new titles by today’s artists. To date LSO Live has released recordings with many of the world’s leading conductors including Valery Gergiev, Bernard Haitink, Mariss Jansons and the late Sir Colin Davis. The label won its first Grammy Award in 2002 and since collected Classical Brit Awards, Gramophone Awards and numerous other international prizes. Among the nominees for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards were Sir Colin Davis' release of Berlioz Grande Messe des morts for Best Choral Performance, and producer James Mallinson for his work on LSO Live recordings. Berlioz: Requiem has also been awarded an International Classical Music Award 2014 for Best Choral Work.


Ludi Musici is a record label founded in 2006 that specialises mainly in classical music but also explores some areas of “crossover” repertoire – especially repertoire that bridges the gap between classical music and world music. Instead of churning out the kind of “cultural goods” with which the market is already saturated, Ludi Musici offers listeners coherent artistic projects that do not necessarily conform to any particular genre but whose aim is to appeal to the eyes as much as to the ears, and in which the pleasure of listening to the music is complemented by the pleasure of reading about it.

The philosophy of the label is simple: it aims to bring to the attention of the public unusual and varied repertoire from the fields of early music and world music, performed by outstanding artists, accompanied by scholarly and engaging articles, elegant packaging, a substantial and lavishly illustrated booklet, all presented in a sumptuous book/CD format that makes each release an eminently collectable objet d’art that will give its owner hours of pleasure – something to be listened to over and over again, to be read and re-read.


Lumiere Records specializes in classical cross-over recordings.


Richard Itter had a life-long fascination with recording and he habitually acquired professional equipment for disc and tape recording even for solely private use. From his home in Burnham he was able to receive a good signal from the BBC Wrotham transmitter, which was constructed in 1951 and began broadcasting VHF/FM on 2 May 1955. His domestic recordings from BBC transmissions (including Proms, premieres, operas, symphonies and chamber music – more than 1500 works in total), date from 1952-1996. Everything was initially recorded on magnetic tape, but up to 1955 particularly important performances were transferred to acetate disc. These fragile discs were never played and have remained in excellent condition, as have the majority of the tapes which make up the bulk of the collection. In 2014 the Lyrita Recorded Edition Trust begun to transfer this priceless archive and has put in place formal agreements with the BBC and the Musicians Union to enable the release of items from it to the public.

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Maguelone Music has a strong emphasis on French Soloists, saxophone, bass, from the baroque to the contemporary, and has flourished under the direction of artistic baritone renowned Didier Henry. This directory, inspired by the wealth of poetry, has been somewhat neglected in the second half of the 20th century, and Maguleone is focused on revitalizing these recordings.


The Mariinsky label, launched in May 2009, draws on the theatre's rich legacy and historical ties to the great Russian composers. It showcases the extraordinary talent within the theatre and orchestra, presenting new recordings of works that are both familiar and less well known to the widest possible audience


Mark Custom Recording Service was founded in 1962 by Vincent S. Morette. Originally a satellite of Century Custom Recordings, "Mark" soon differentiated itself from the other recording companies with their superior quality, customer service and attention to detail. The goal of "Mark" is to offer the finest recording services, with reasonable prices, outstanding customer service and unbeatable quality. The Mark Family of audio services is jointly owned by Cecelia M. Morette and Mark J. Morette, their son and namesake of the company. They have been running the company since the passing of Vincent in 1989.


2011 marks the 60th anniversary of the Marlboro Music Festival. The Marlboro Recording Society celebrates this milestone with a new series dedicated to releasing memorable performances from the festival which have never previously been issued commercially.


Marsyas is a new European label dedicated to contemporary classical music with a special knack. Founded in 2005, Marsyas presents music from the 20th and 21st centuries -- uniting the European classical tradition with fresh and surprising sounds that come out of diverse origins such as world music, jazz or pop. The label was started with clarinet player Sabine Meyer's project "Paris Mécanique" featuring one to four clarinets and a barrel organ.


Mats Bergström Musik AB has produced concerts and recordings since 2005. The recordings have been released on labels such as Naxos, Caprice and Proprius. Electric Counterpoint, a CD and a BD devoted to the music of Steve Reich, was the company’s first release on its own label in February 2012.


Music, visual art and writing are the tripartite foundations of Maya Recordings, which was founded in 1991. Improvised jazz sits alongside Baroque masterpieces, each project contains erudite texts on the music, and displayed on the covers are paintings from an increasing portfolio of fine artists.


MDR KLASSIK is the new classical label of MITTELDEUTSCHER RUNDFUNK (MDR) and its Leipzig Radio symphony orchestra and Radio Choir, launched in 2012. The Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra, Germany‘s oldest radio orchestra, and the MDR Leipzig Radio Choir, the largest broadcasting station choir with a wide-ranging repertoire, can be heard regularly in the concert hall and in radio and television broadcasts. Outstanding concerts and performances and rarely heard works performed by these dynamic and innovative ensembles are now documented on the new label MDR Klassik and available to all fans and music lovers.


Firma Melodiya presents its sub-label Melodia Records (LLC). The sub-label's main task is to attract a younger audience, therefore its activities will be focused on marketing, PR and digital distribution of new recordings in the territory of Russia and overseas whereas the work on the archival recordings will remain a priority of Firma Melodiya. Melodia Records will search for, record and promote talented Russian artists worldwide.


“Melodiya” was founded in 1964 as a state-owned company for production, storage and distribution of sound recordings. Being the successor of All-Union Recording Studio “Melodiya” it was the only record company in the country till the collapse of the Soviet Union. Recording studios of “Melodiya” were situated in Moscow, Leningrad, Riga, Tallinn, Vilnius and other cities. Each Union republic had a shop of “Melodiya”. “Melodiya” showed the sound history of the past century in a variety of genres (from light to classical music, from folklore to works of composers of all the former Union republics), gathered together masterpieces of art of prominent Soviet artists, ensembles, orchestras, musical theaters. Representing the domestic arts at home and abroad, on all continents, “Melodiya” became the guardian of the national musical heritage of many generations. Today “Melodiya” is: the national heritage of Russia, the most valuable archive which includes more than 230,000 sound recordings beautiful music, bringing together several generations variety of genres: classical music, folk, pop, rock, jazz masterpieces of the world musical art of famous bands and artists works of well-known composers and conductors.


Founded in 1992 and acquired by Divine Art in 2007, Metier swiftly became one of the UK’s leading labels for new music and is the preferred home for many contemporary composers and performers; specializing in the more challenging, explorative and progressive genres, Metier does also carry a series of new lyrical chamber music, and the ‘Re-Appraisal’ series which re-examines Beethoven’s musical and cultural position. In addition Metier Jazz presents modern jazz from the USA and UK. The Metier World imprint for world, ethnic and roots-based music has only one release so far.


"Metronome was founded in 1994 as an independent classical music label to explore new ideas and new frontiers in classical music. The label works with musicians in the early music and contemporary music repertoire and those involved in new ways of interpreting the classical music canon. Our productions have won numerous awards including the Gramophone Award for Early Music, for Baroque Music and Diapason d'Or D'Annee in several years. Contemporary composers like Harrison Birtwistle, Salvatore Sciarrino are as well represented as the early polyphonists John Dunstable and Loyset Compere.

We aim to surprise and delight you."


Metropolis Recordings is the label that is owned and run by Metropolis Studios, one of the best music and entertainment facilities in the world. We pride ourselves on being artist-friendly, mad about music and delivering to fans exactly what they want from their favourite bands and artists


Featuring an exclusive, Limited-Edition CD, DVD, and Vinyl Combination box set titled Chocolate City: London P-Funk Live at Metropolis. A wild ride inside the mind and music of P-Funk genius George Clinton, and the inside track on the influences and inspirations behind Parliament-Funkadelic's most iconic songs.


Grammy® winning producer John Schneider and Grammy® nominated pianist Aron Kallay, themselves critically acclaimed performers of ‘microtonal’ music, created MicroFest Records to share their love of exciting repertoire that is simply unavailable anywhere else. Releases include world premiere studio recordings, as well as live performances from two decades of California’s celebrated MicroFest.


MinMax Music was started by composer/performer Paul Dresher in 1992 with the release of the CD of Slow Fire, his music theater collaboration with singer/writer Rinde Eckert that has been described as a "tour de force of intellectual and emotional artistry... a masterpiece" (San Francisco Chronicle). Since then, the label has released both chamber, electronic and operatic works by composers such as Steve Mackey, Erling Wold, Jay Cloidt, Rinde Eckert, and Amy X Neuburg. Performers have included the former Kronos Quartet cellist Joan Jeanrenaud, the Cypress String Quartet, tenors John Dukyers and Rinde Eckert, the Paul Dresher Ensemble Electro-Acoustic Band, and singers Amanda Moody and Amy X Neuburg.


Morganland features progressive and exotic Jazz from all over the globe bring together a diverse group of peoples and cultures through music.


The Mormon Tabernacle Choir has been recording longer than any other recording artist in the USA, with 100 years of recording. The 360 members of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir represent men and women from many different backgrounds and professions and range in age from 25 to 60. They reflect a medley of unique lives and experiences and are brought together by their love for singing and their faith. Their incomparable voices are the common chord that unites to form the choral group known all over the world as the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. The Choir has appeared at 13 world's fairs and expositions, performed at the inaugurations of five U.S. presidents, and sung for numerous worldwide telecasts and special events. Five of the Choir's recordings have achieved "gold record" and two have achieved "platinum record" status. The most popular was the Grammy-Award-winning 1959 release of "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" with the Philadelphia Orchestra. Available to select accounts.


Move Records is the longest established independent classical label in Australia and represented in the US by Divine Art. Its extensive catalog has an amazingly wide range of music from the 14th century to the 21st, including many unique ‘world music’ albums, film music and modern jazz.


The purchase of the legendary German label MPS Edel strengthens its jazz catalog. For the first time the entire Jazz-Portfolio of MPS will be digitalized and simultaneously made available on a wide range of selected CD and Vinyl releases. Following the claim “reforest the legend”, a specialized MPS promotion team cooperating with the label Edel Content is carrying out an extensive re-enactment of MPS releases for their audiophile vinyl-series “AAA”. The reissue of 180g vinyl and artwork is done with strict attention to the original first releases. The team hopes to enter into the digital world, spreading additional values and features centered around the cult status of the label on the web. As a starting shot the Oscar Peterson-Box “Exclusively for My Friends” combines all six original LPs from the series with a booklet that includes scans of the tape boxes and liner notes of the audiophile re-mastering-process of AAA producer Dirk Sommer.


Music & Arts Programs of America is an independent classical and jazz label. Live performances from Casals, Schnabel and other great artists of the past feature in this label’s output, as well as the cream of the American jazz tradition.


The MUSIC Agents label offers artists a full range of services, such as manufacturing, promotion, marketing and worldwide distribution of recordings (both digital and physical products), as well as contacts to booking agencies and merchandising companies.


An early and baroque music label Musica Ficta translates into its releases, with performers being chosen for their commitment and musical qualities for original artistic projects both in terms of the repertoire and its approach. The collection presents an interpretation of early music within our contemporary context.


The award-winning CD label, Musica Omnia, is devoted to highest-quality authentic performances of music from every period, from the Middle Ages to the present. Its mission is to showcase the works of great composers of all periods through the finest performers, the best audio engineering and the most attractive visual presentation possible. Musica Omnia has won the New York Times Critic's Award (2002), Musicweb's Record of the Year (2006 & 2009), and was a nominee in the 55th Grammy Awards (2012).


In 1998, Phono Suecia, Swedish Radio and the Royal Swedish Academy of Music began collaboratively releasing a continuation of Musica Sveciae CDs in the Modern Classics series. The Musica Sveciae Modern Classics anthology presents music composed between 1920 and 1945.


Musica Viva was born with the precise aim to discover again and to revalue unpublished and first-modern-performed musical works, with a particular care for the Italian composers. Its record production is constantly placed side by side with a careful and updated work of musicological research with supports each recording.


With interpretation and sound quality, both as clear priorities, the German label – Musicaphon has recordings of classical music from the early Baroque up to the present day. Bach and Brahms, Distler and Schulhoff, Henze, Honegger and Hummel – all these and more are to be found.


Founded in 1971, the mission of the Musique en Wallonie label has been to enhance the musical classic Belgian Francophone heritage, with high quality recordings. Its catalog includes works and composers from the 14th century to 1950.


Swiss music in all its diversity and opposition - was the motto, in 1987 the music scene Switzerland was founded. Today Musiques Suisses is the leading label for Swiss classical. The sublabel Grammont Portrait is reserved exclusively new music, and the number of New Folk Music is an innovative exploration of traditional Swiss music.


MVcremona label originated in 1999 from an idea of violinmaker Marcello Villa, founder, and art director. Its goal was assisting the popularity of ancient, baroque and classical Italian music through the publication of CDs. MVcremona has widened its horizon to other composers who lived and worked in the same age. The purpose of its recordings has been to offer discerning listeners the chance to enjoy those masterpieces which are certainly worth being rediscovered.


Myrios Classics was founded in early 2009, with just an idea rising in founder Stephan Cahen’s head over the years.


MYTO Historical was founded in 1990 and is one of the best names in the market since then for unique live opera recordings of irreplaceable value which are otherwise not available or would have been lost forever. With MYTO you have always the complete picture of an artist – without MYTO a lot of Franco Corelli, Lauritz Melchior, Ludwig Suthaus, Max Lorenz, Astrid Varnay, Leyla Gencer etc. - to name just a few performances - would be not on the market or never heard as it would have been unpublished. All in all, MYTO is the pioneer in live recordings with still the biggest and best sounding archive and catalogue in the world!

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Naïve is a French independent label founded in 1998 in Paris by Patrick Zelnik. Attaching great importance to cultural diversity, Naïve produces and distributes CDs and DVDs in every repertoire and, since 2005, is also a book publisher. Today, Naïve boasts some 1,500 master tapes featuring first-class international musicians, both established artists and rising stars. Eleven years after its inception, Naïve is now a major international producer of classical music. Its recordings are made to the highest possible standards and Naïve and its artists take pride in all the details of preparing the finished album, from the sound to the physical product. In 2001, Naïve launched the Vivaldi Edition in collaboration with the Istituto per I Beni Musicali in Piemonte. Its purpose is to record all manuscripts of Vivaldi, which, having been untouched for several centuries, are now preserved at the National Library in Turin.


Product line featuring select high-priority pop releases from the Naïve label.


New England-based orchestral and chamber label imprint of audio production house PARMA Recordings.


Indian Classical music at its best! Navras Records specializes in live concert CDs and DVDs of music from the Indian Subcontinent for the last 20 years. From Amjad to Zakir, Navras Records enjoys the reputation of a highly respected and widely appreciated label and is known by both the musicians and the listeners alike as a prestigious label with an output of quality music. Established in July 1992, Navras Records has one of the largest and most diverse catalogues among labels specialising in Classical and Traditional Music from the Indian sub-continent.


Label that represents new interpretations of well-known works, recordings with depth, diversity and uncompromising quality. Features sublime releases from Gewandhaus Quartet and many other respected artists.


The Network Media Cooperative was set up in October 1979 – in April 1980, with 19 media packages, then in the form of 1-2 sound cassettes with an accompanying little booklet in a small sliding box. Conceived as a project in an oppositional public sphere, their themes focused on social conflicts which today – 30 years on – have become even more potent: among them, unemployment and business crises, nuclear power and the disposal of atomic waste, major construction projects such as Frankfurt’s new airport runway, youth subcultures in search of direction, migration and xenophobia …In those days, only a small part of their program consisted of music from faraway cultures, which was later to become the primary focus. In collaboration with the radio and television broadcaster WDR, they initiated the World Network series, with a total of 49 releases, including more and more co-productions. The discovery of the upright format with two CDs and more space for texts and photos opened up whole new presentation possibilities. With 3 x 2 CDs of Desert Blues we created a new genre, Golden Afrique (vol. 1, 2, 3) documents the golden era of African pop music in the 70s and 80s, anthologies (like Road of the Gypsies, The Soul of Klezmer, Balkan Blues) and musician portraits (Sexteto Mayor, Bratsch, Djivan Gasparyan) became permanent bestsellers. Tbeir musical expeditions and recording trips have taken us to more than 80 countries. The result is a wide and resonant kaleidoscope of the most diverse musical cultures on our planet. The important thing for them – this side of the familiar middle-of-the-road sounds, which are mostly imitations of Anglo-American pop music – was to track down the unpredictable sides of music. These are more likely to be expressed in lively acoustic pieces with a lot of improvisation or in highly emotional ballads.


Label representing the young New York composers and performers whose music slips through the cracks between genres.


New York based New Focus Recordings is an artist led label focusing on contemporary classical recordings that reflect a personal statement on the part of the artists. The label was founded by guitarist Daniel Lippel and composer Peter Gilbert in 2004, with engineer/composer Ryan Streber playing a huge role in its development since 2005. As with many other independent labels, they started this project because they wanted to have creative control over all elements of the recording and post-production process. Another priority for them, especially given the intricacy of so much contemporary music, is to make sure they gave the pieces the necessary time in the sessions and the editing process to capture dynamic performances that remained faithful to the details in the score. They strive to present the repertoire (through the programming, design, and notes) in cohesive albums that feel like works unto themselves, as opposed to collections of individual tracks. New Focus does not have any particular aesthetic agenda; despite our committment to contemporary concert music, they are also interested in older repertoire as well as releases in other genres.


The New York Philharmonic was founded in 1842 by a group of local musicians led by American-born Ureli Corelli Hill, and perform some 180 concerts a year. Since its inception, the Orchestra has championed the new music of its time, giving the first performances of many important works. This pioneering tradition has continued to the present day, with works of major contemporary composers regularly scheduled each season. The ffirst recording distributed by Naxos of America for the New York Philharmonic presents a collection of recordings celebrating Glenn Dicterow, the current concertmaster of the NY Phil, who is retiring this June in 2014, after 34 years serving as concertmaster.


Classical music is on the move. New, living composers bring a breath of fresh air to the genre. First Arvo Pärt, now Ludovico Einaudi, Max Richter and Nils Frahm. Artists who are big names on stage and on record. So BERLIN CLASSICS is starting the first label to deal exclusively with this phenomenon: NEUE MEISTER. On NEUE MEISTER we present the “new masters”, composers who are imbued with the spirit of the old masters and mix it with fresh, contemporary influences. They run the label’s musical gamut from large orchestral works to electro trio albums and minimal piano. Federico Albanese launches the programme with his minimal piano album “The Blue Hour”. Johannes Motschmann and Christian Jost will follow. Accompanied from February 29 by three big concert evenings in Berlin. Classics of today for people of today. New masters today – old masters tomorrow. Enjoy!


The birth of a new classical label, Newton Classics, devoted initially to CD-only releases of landmark recordings from the second half of the 20th century, will be music to the ears of collectors. A Dutch based record label, Newton Classics, was founded in 2009 by Theo Lap. With its name signifying a combination of the scientific unit of force, and expressive of dynamism, Newton Classics focuses on rediscovering beloved recordings in a new light.


NIGHTINGALE CLASSICS celebrates its 20th year anniversary. Established in 1992, the Swiss label dedicates itself mostly to the art of singing, especially that of the Italian Belcanto era and of the art song repertoire. Nightingale’s biggest achievement is the documentation of most operatic roles sung by Star- Soprano Edita Gruberova. Her Rossini, Donizetti and Bellini heroines are the jewels of the catalogue. Aria collections such as „The Queen of Belcanto“, „Donizettis Tudor-Königinnen“ or „The Art of Gruberova“, demonstrate the exceptional star-status of this special artist. Distributed world-wide by Naxos, Nightingale also assists in the promotion and development of the young generation of singers, by giving them the platform to present their talent in the international records market.


Nimbus Records was founded in the early 1970s with a mission to record the performances of classical musicians. The Company's founder, Numa Labinsky, was an exceptional singer and wanted particularly to recreate a similar sense of presence and involvement to that experienced through live performance on recordings. He quite simply disliked records and thought they could, and should, be better. Achieving this simple goal required repeated innovation across three decades and has, step-by-step, led Nimbus on a long journey.


Nimbus Records was founded in the early 1970s with a mission to record the performances of classical musicians. The Company's founder, Numa Labinsky, was an exceptional singer and wanted particularly to recreate a similar sense of presence and involvement to that experienced through live performance on recordings. He quite simply disliked records and thought they could, and should, be better. Achieving this simple goal required repeated innovation across three decades and has, step-by-step, led Nimbus on a long journey.


Established with the aim of recording the best of contemporary British music to the highest artistic and technical standards, NMC Recordings – which celebrated the 20th anniversary of its first release in 2009 – was founded in 1988 with funding from the Holst Foundation and assistance from the Society for the Promotion of New Music. Following the success of two pilot releases the following year – Jonathan Harvey's Bhakti, and a disc of contemporary piano music performed by composer Michael Finnissy – NMC became an independent registered charity; it has since established itself as "Britain's most important producer of CDs of interesting new or recent and neglected work from this country" (The Sunday Times).

NMC’s 20th anniversary was marked in April 2009 by its largest-scale project to date, and its first venture into commissioning: The NMC Songbook is a collection of songs by nearly 100 composers, over 4 discs, specially written to mark the label’s anniversary, and performed at a series of concerts at Kings Place, where they were also recorded. The NMC Songbook won the 2009 Classic FM Gramophone Award for contemporary music. Other major projects throughout the year included Unknown Britten – featuring a premiere recording of three additional songs intended as part of Les Illuminations – and Sir Peter Maxwell Davies’s landmark opera Taverner.

NMC's catalogue currently consists of around 160 titles, released to widespread critical acclaim: this includes Gramophone Awards for Robin Holloway's Second Concerto for Orchestra (1994), for NMC's first venture into opera – the world premiere recording of The Mask of Orpheus by Sir Harrison Birtwistle (1998) – for Jonathan Harvey’s Body Mandala (2008) and most recently, The NMC Songbook (2009). Numerous releases have also been short-listed for awards. Composers represented on the label range from established voices – James Dillon, Alexander Goehr, Howard Skempton, Mark-Anthony Turnage and Judith Weir – to a younger generation including Joe Cutler, Sadie Harrison and Donnacha Dennehy. NMC's range of artists likewise covers both those long established in the field of new music – such as the BBC Symphony Orchestra, the London Sinfonietta or the Nash Ensemble – and newer voices such as vocal ensemble EXAUDI, The Opera Group and Foden’s Richardson Brass Band.

While NMC's guiding principle has always been the recording of music by living British composers, the Archive Series was established in 1996 to release earlier recordings of historic interest – such as Britten's Les Illuminations and Sinfonia da Requiem recorded in 1941. It was in this series that NMC released Anthony Payne's 'elaboration' of Elgar's Symphony No.3, left in sketch form on the composer's death in 1934, along with a companion recording of the sketches themselves accompanied by a commentary by Anthony Payne. Nominated for Gramophone's Orchestral Award, Elgar/Payne's Symphony No.3 has become NMC's best-selling recording. Additions to the Archive series include Remembering Tippett – featuring premiere 1940s recordings of Tippett's music, released to mark the composer's centenary in 2005 – Britten on Film, featuring his scores for the GPO Film Unit’s Night Mail and Coal Face, and The Aeolian Company: British Music for Pianola by composers including Parry, Howells and Bax.

NMC’s policy has always been one of non-deletion: with that in mind, 2003 saw the launch of Ancora, a major mid-price series of British contemporary recordings reissued from labels including Collins Classics and Unicorn-Kanchana, and supported by Arts Council England. The series has drawn praise from many quarters; the BBC Music Magazine wrote that "NMC's Ancora series… is to be welcomed without reservation." Featuring works by composers including John Casken, Alexander Goehr, Thea Musgrave, Nigel Osborne, Nicholas Maw, Judith Weir, and Harrison Birtwistle, the series is nearing its 25th release.


"Non Profit Music is the Spanish record label of Non Profit Music Foundation. The activities of the Non Profit Music Foundation will be directed to the promotion and broadcasting of the musical culture and, simultaneously, sensibilizating the population towards the solidarity and the collection of funds for social and humanitarian purposes. The Non Profit Music Foundation supports a recording activity with the label Non Profit Music for the diffusion of the contemporary consonant music, helping to the diffusion of new creators and looking for the sensibilization towards the humanitarian aids.”


Features performances mostly by the New York City-based North/South Chamber Orchestra and its founder, Mexican-born pianist/conductor Max Lifchitz; premier works from emerging and established American composers.


Nosag records is an independent music company, founded 1989, and is owned and managed by Swedish composer Stellan Sagvik.The profile is Janus: Contemporary music and Choir music, but also a platform for artists and composers to spread their music. Nosag works with phonogram production at all levels from planning via recording, editing, writing, layouting, to CD releases. Nosag focuses on releases not found in the mainstream shop; rather on exploring something new, or unconventional. Their releases cover various musical genres, from world music, folklore and jazz to big masses with orchestra, contemporary chamber music and orchestral pieces, artist´s portraits, choral, classics and soundscapes.


The launch of the record label Novum by the Choir of New College Oxford has rightly excited much attention. 600 years of history has not dimmed New College's innovatory approach to performance and the promotion of its work. The new label has two broad repertorial strands: versions of iconic choral works such as the Monteverdi Vespers and Mozart's Requiem in vigorous and newly crafted performances, and then forays into areas of previously unrecorded or neglected music. The choir is characterized by the unique sound world of its boy sopranos, bold colors and highly energized music-making.


The Nuova Era label has over 20 years of experience recording opera, vocal, symphony and early music

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Oberlin music, a new commercial label from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music at Oberlin College, features select recordings made by Oberlin students and faculty that are available on traditional CD as well as on digital music channels worldwide.


Obsculta Music is an independent record label which was founded by the Cistercian Monks of Stift Heiligenkreuz in 2011. The label is based in the monk´s monastery in the Viennese Forest /Austria originally specialized in the release of Gregorian chant. The monks themselves became world-renowned with the album “Chant – Music for Paradise,” which has sold more than a million copies throughoutEurope. Due to the continuing demands from listeners for Gregorian-chant recordings, the monk´s saw this void, and created their own label, named after the first words of their order´s rule: “Obsculta, o fili...”.


Label focusing on music from the period c.1300-1750, from major composers and sources including previously unrecorded repertoire, using new, unique scholarly editions.


Octopus, a sub-label of Ondine Records, is a channel devoted to releases of outstanding non-classical projects in the genres of contemporary, crossover, electronic, jazz, alternative and indie music.


Label featuring the best recordings by young artists, international prize winners, and artists of exceptional talent.


Ole Media Management presents a self-released from the up-and-coming Sam Grow, with his self-titled EP. More projects to follow.


OnClassical is dedicated to 18th and 19th-century repertoire. Aevea is a new record label with a passion for artistic performances and pure, natural sound.


For over twenty years, Ondine has remained true to its founding principle, the uncompromising devotion to excellence in recorded music. The label's mission is to support new creative efforts in the field of contemporary music, and to showcase renditions by top-rank artists which bring a new dimension to established works of the classical repertoire.


Opera Australia is Australia's national opera company, resident at the Sydney Opera House and the Arts Centre, Melbourne. Opera Australia is dedicated to enriching Australia's cultural life with exceptional opera, presenting opera that excites audiences by sustaining and developing the art form. Opera Australia's repertoire ranges from baroque to bel canto to high romantic opera, to operetta and musicals to new commissions. Under the new publishing label they will offer the most popular productions. Launching the label with The Marriage of Figaro, Rigoletto and the ever popular Mikado. These productions feature Teddy Tahu Rhodes, Tarin Fiebig and Emma Matthews amongst the artists. 2012 will see the release of a minimum of five productions starting with La Boheme, featuring American soprano, Takesha Meshe Kizart and Korean Tenor, Ji-Min Park.


Opus Arte is a DVD & BluRay label home to the world's finest opera, ballet, classical music and theatre, providing the highest quality audiovisual entertainment.


Opus Arte is a DVD & BluRay label home to the world's finest opera, ballet, classical music and theatre, providing the highest quality audiovisual entertainment. This product line contains items under new agreement.


An enterprising British based classical label, Orchid Classics was founded in 2005 by violinist Matthew Trusler, with the goal of the highest quality and artistic interest.


Founded in Munich in 1979, ORFEO has achieved its current international standing thanks to the consistency of its policy towards repertoire and artists. Orfeo has always focused on releasing first-rate recordings of famous as well as lesser-known and neglected works by leading composers in addition to individual masterpieces by composers who are less well known. Their aim is to ensure the fascination that classical music can exert transcends generations and remains a living force, while remaining true to traditional, classical values even when offering listeners surprises.


Orlando Records, owned by the Viennese company Paladino Media, is a label for alternative music, crossover, jazz and contemporary music with links to the classical world. It is the label for "classical" artists to realize projects which lead them to new territory, while also featuring legendary avant garde artists like Gerhard Rühm besides young international ensembles and soloists.


Launching the label & with their first release in 2014, the mission of Orpheus is to create extraordinary musical experiences that enrich lives and empower individuals through collaboration, innovation, and a passion for artistic excellence. This unique way of making music involves a tremendous amount of energy from each of the performers involved and Beethoven benefits from such high-energy playing. That coupled with a carbonized clarity makes their recordings truly worth hearing.


Other Minds Records, a project of Other Minds in San Francisco, produces a select catalog of contemporary music exploring areas seldom touched upon by mainstream institutions.


Danish label, formed by recorder player Michala Petri and guitarist/lute player Lars Hannibal, with releases where one or both are featured.


A brand new series, ‘Out of the Blue,’ which will feature collections of unique recordings from the Dutch broadcasting, and will gradually develop into one of the most exciting catalogues of live recordings of Jazz legends! The label will feature artists including Chet Baker and Art Blakey, with recordings that have previously never been released.


The independent company Outhere Music releases titles ranging from early music to contemporary, jazz and world music, in both physical and digital form.


Founded in 2011, Outnote Records is a label devoted exclusively to jazz. Embracing contemporary musical expression throughout the entire contemporary landscape of creative music, Outnote aims to transcribe the stimulating aesthetic vitality of our age faithfully and in the finest detail. The new label will allow established artists and up-and-coming musicians alike to define ‘the state of the art’. Artists will include Ronnie Lynn Patterson, Kenny Werner, Eric Watson and the electro-jazz group After In Paris.


Motion picture company dedicated to realizing the visions of independent filmmakers without compromise and committed to bringing moviegoers the most original stories from around the world.

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Founded in February 2009, Paladino Music is a CD label, music consulting agency and sheet music publisher The company’s main field of activity is production management and service for the classical music industry, ranging from festival management to concepts for concerts, festivals, recording projects and events as well as PR and copyright consulting for musicians and promoters.


Pan Classics is a Swiss classical music record label. It was founded in 1992 by Pan Music of Zurich. In 1997 the classical label was acquired by the recording engineers Clément Spiess and Koichiro Hattori, and relocated to Vevey, on Lake Geneva.


Panoramic Recordings is a sub-label of New Focus Recordings dedicated to releases across the wide stylistic spectrum of concert music, from world music recordings to jazz to experimental releases. Many of our old genre descriptors are losing their accuracy, as artists forge new stylistic paths and find creative ways to blend and build on categories our ears are already familiar with. Panoramic is therefore a home not just for music from diverse existing styles, but also for music that exists beyond stylistic boundaries.


“Paraclete Recordings is a classical and sacred music label committed to uncompromising quality and faithful interpretation in recorded sound. A conduit for artists passionate about pursuing beauty and truth through performance authenticity and compelling spirituality in the musical arts, Paraclete Recordings promotes and preserves the best of inspired works from Gregorian Chant into the 21st century. We are dedicated to providing the highest level of recording quality possible to allow transparency between performer and listener.”


Passacaille is a Belgian CD label which stands for Early Music recordings of original quality. Passacaille does not only pay attention to established artists but strives to give a chance to young forthcoming talents on a regular basis.


For 25 years, Pavane is also an independent Belgian recording label, devoted exclusively to classical music. Nearly 250 recordings have been published on compact disc. Many collaborations take place between the label and its artists. Prestigious laureats of the International Queen Elisabeth Competition of Belgium such as Youri Egorov, Cyprien Katsaris, Rudolph Werthen, have found an ideal and trusted partner with Pavane for the realisation of the recording projects that they held dear. These were followed by other laureats such as Alexander Melnikov, Evgeny Moguilevsky, Mikhaïl Bezverkhny, Mikhaïl Petukhov, Janet Thompson, Liviu Prunaru, ...The rediscovery of Belgian composers also figures in the editorial priorities of Pavane, which recently published the first world-wide complete recording of the piano music of Joseph Jongen, as well as his string quartets. For a few years now, Bertrand de Wouters d'Oplinter has taken over the reins of the label, where one finds confirmed values as well as a new generation of artists.


Pentatone Music PentaTone is a classical music label specializing in superb surround sound recordings. Based in Holand, all Pentatone releases are in Hybrid SACD format, featuring new recordings and remastered quadrophonic recordings (RQR).


Phaia Music is a label focusing on the release of hidden and long lost gems of classical music and audiophile recordings - recordings that have either been forgotten in the archives of time or that have knowingly been neglected by the recording industry for being too "niche" to be "profitable", yet a delight for the afficionado. Recordings artists include André Navarra, Mikael Rudy, Marie-Claire Alain, amongst others. One of the first major achievements of Phaia is the rerelease of the legendary Orlando Gibbons recording by the Clerkes of Oxenford alongside the Bach Cello Suites from the immortal Andre Navarra.


Philippe Herreweghe assumes the artistic direction of this catalogue which holds exclusive rights for his recordings with Collegium Vocale Gent, l'Orchestre des Champs-Elysées and deFilharmonie.


Phil.harmonie is a new label from Berlin, inspired by musicians from the Berliner Philharmoniker who were in search of a home for their chamber music recordings.


Philharmonia Baroque Productions was established in 2011 as the recording and media label for Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, the San Francisco Bay Area-based period instrument orchestra and chorale led by music director Nicholas McGegan. Philharmonia has been dedicated to authentic performances of Baroque, Classical and early-Romantic music on original instruments since 1981. The label launched with never-before-released performances of mezzo-soprano Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, who appeared nearly thirty times with Philharmonia in performances and recordings, including the Gramophone-award winning recording of Handel’s Susanna. Philharmonia Baroque Productions’ releases have received widespread acclaim, including a GRAMMY nomination for best orchestral recording for its release of Haydn’s symphonies nos. 88, 101, and 104.


Phoenix Edition is the brainchild of Johannes Kernmayer, who served for many years as the artistic director at Capriccio. Phoenix Edition focuses on rediscovering works written by neglected composers.


Piano Classics is a label solely dedicated to featuring only piano solo and piano concerto recordings. Piano Classics focuses on issueing brand new recordings by young and established talent as well as licensed recordings of great note.


The Pierian Recording Society, founded in 2000, is dedicated to the preservation of historic performances and the recording of obscure repertoire. Central to its focus is the acclaimed series of Welte transfers by Kenneth K. Caswell, an internationally recognized authority on the reproducing piano; his work includes the recordings of Debussy, Scriabin, Ravel, Carreño and Bloomfield-Zeisler. The catalogue includes recordings of the works of Nicolai Lopatnikoff, Benjamin Lees, Ernest Gold and Kent Kennan.


The Pilgrim's Star series is produced in association with the Russian producer Alexander Deriev, for recordings of sacred and devotional music. The company are published some books of poetry by Alexander's wife, the celebrated poetess Regina Derieva.


Co-founded in 2003 by jazz aficionado Ralph Bürklin and saxophonist Jason Seizer PIROUET RECORDS has established itself as one of the finest independent jazz labels in the world.


Pixie Pace Records was formed in January 2014 to work with aspiring singer–songwriters and contemporary folk artists. Pixie Pace aims to nurture those talents who have one foot firmly rooted in tradition and the other dancing to a more modern beat.


PlayMove&Sing is an interactive series of musical play activities to encourage interactive listening, active viewing, and lively motion play options in an atmosphere of joyful play. Children, parents, and teachers alike enjoy singing and moving along with circle time activities created exclusively for young learners. Listen, watch, play, move and sing!


Jocelyn Pook graduated in 1983 from London’s Guildhall School of Music and Drama where she studied the viola. She performed with many pop artists including Communards and Massive Attack, and formed Electra Strings together with Sonia Slany for whom she wrote original material. [4] She has worked extensively with eminent dance companies such as DV8 and Shobana Jeyasingh, and in 2002 she was commissioned by The Proms to write a work for The King's Singers in collaboration with Andrew Motion.


Prelude Records features high quality classical music recordings performed by world class musicians with the emphasis on the less and un-recorded repertoire. Prelude artistic directors and producers are world-renowned musicians and composers with extensive production experience. Prelude chooses to make no studio-based recordings as very little classical music was written to be performed in them, with preferred venues being concert halls, cathedrals, churches and country houses.


Prescott Records is a label group established to promote high quality and carefully crafted recordings. Aimed to capture the simplest components of music, Prescott Records fosters a youthful lift to classic sound.


Prima Voce The early story of recording coincided with the Golden Age of Singing, and Prima Voce preserves this archive of great voices from the first half of the century in transfers which capture the immediacy of the original performances.


Pro Musica is a label with based on acoustic classical traditions, but which also welcomes other genres like folk, jazz and theatre music. Releases feature such artists as Kari Bremnes, Voci Nobili, and Peter Langberg and composers like Gisle Kverndokk, Trygve Madsen, and John Corigliano.


Features an innovative and dynamic selection of artists with quality repertoire, based in Germany


Prophone is a high quality independent label focusing on jazz. Since its inception in 1990, approx 75 albums have been released on the Prophone label. Excellent performances and beautiful sound distinguish the recordings. In audiophile circles, “Jazz at the Pawnshop” is considered the finest and most realistic live recording ever made. Mainstream jazz is the core of the Prophone catalogue, sometimes with a Scandinavian touch. Artists range from legendary singer Alice Babs - of SweDanes and Duke Ellington fame, having celebrated her 80th birthday last year - to young artists including singers Johanna Grüssner, Sofia Pettersson, Carin Lundin, Lina Nyberg, Rigmor Gustafsson and Jeanette Lindström, pianists Jacob Karlzon, Maggie Olin and Steve Dobrogosz, and horn players Peter Asplund (trumpet), Karl-Martin Almqvist (tenor sax) and Karin Hammar (trombone). Internationally renowned pianist Esbjörn Svensson is represented in a classic duet recording with Lina Nyberg. If you enjoy larger forces try Nils Lindberg and his band presenting original compositions and Swedish folk in varied arrangements, or the explosive dynamics of Tolvan Big Band. Diversity and quality are Prophone’s trademarks. If you choose a solo piano recording of standards, a steaming quintet recorded live or big band with strings, you can be assured that the Prophone quality is there every time.


In an advertisement for his Proprius label a few years ago the labels founder and former owner Jacob Boëthius wrote: "A small record company can't afford to put out bad discs. And you, the music lover, must be confident that what you buy is good". He was aware, that in the final analysis, quality is what counts with regard to your clients, record buyers, artists, sound engineers.

Quality in every aspect has been the hallmark of Proprius for over 30 years. And under its new proprietor and management team, quality will continue to be the Proprius hallmark as they guide this illustrious label into the third millennium. Building on this quality tradition they endeavour to create new masterpieces for the future Proprius list. - Jan-Erik Lindqvist, Managing Director

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Quiet Please is a new Scandinavian label dedicated to ‘quiet music’. It is music specifically for relaxation, such as the album Break of Day by Sara Indrio – a composer and singer who, via her study of music psychology, has an extensive knowledge of the way in which music influences the mind.


Quilisma features recordings from young artists from the UK, with a special emphasis on choral music. Quilisma is part of The Gothic Catalog label family.


Quintone is an independent Dutch classical music record label focusing on the release of unique repertoire superbly performed by internationally renowned and promising young musicians alike. In a relatively short time, the label has demonstrated its distinctive character with many well received projects from the early development of the keyboard concerto via the Bach family to works by 20th and 21st century Dutch composers like Ton de Leeuw, Marijn Simons, Daan Manneke and Jan Vriend, all presented in high quality audio.

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RAMÉE creates cds as complete objets d'art, because they believe the ear's pleasure is intimately tied together with that of the eye and the hand. A collection for connaisseurs!


The RAUMKLANG label was founded by RAUMKLANG Sebastian Pank in 1993, focused on an authentic sound experience. Premium packaging with extensive text and stapling, have already received numerous prestigious awards such as the Diapason 5 and the Midem Classical Award.


Parma-owned label, featuring recordings from the label formerly known as Capstone.


RBM was founded in 1970 in Mannheim. As Mannheim publishing this region also means a commitment programmatically. That is why the publication of music of the "Mannheim School", and inspired by their composers is a focus of the repertoire. An exciting, quality full and still full of surprises plug forming portion of European music history comes in the RBM CDs to life. For publishing philosophy is also to include well-known and lesser-known works with young, promising talents and to publish in the best technical and editorial comments quality. To date, RBM has remained such a panel of young artists. The mixed forms between classical and popular music, called New German "crossover" RBM maintains in its own way, through publications in the sector "salon music" and classical adaptations of different genres. Their innovative musical quality is again alive in retrospect by the re-release sounds interesting. Folklore, Music German Gypsies and the singers and musicians of the Waldeck-scene have RBM as their platform.


Legacy Recordings is the catalog division of Sony Music. RCA Legacy specializes in reissues of classic music originally issued on the RCA Records label.


The Concertgebouw Orchestra was founded in 1888, celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2013. On the occasion of its 100th anniversary in 1988, the orchestra officially received the appellation ‘Royal’. In addition to some eighty concerts performed at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra gives forty concerts at leading concert halls throughout the world each year. The orchestra participates in residencies in Paris (Salle Pleyel), Brussels (BOZAR), London (Barbican Centre) and Frankfurt (Alte Oper). In 2004, the orchestra launched its own in-house label, RCO Live, which features CD, Hybrid SACD and DVD releases of live concerts given at the Concertgebouw under the direction of Mariss Jansons and the leading guest conductors with whom it regularly works.


Rearward Records is a a division of Ishtar - Modern sounds from Italy.


Red Priest is the only early music group in the world to have been compared in the press to the Rolling Stones, Jackson Pollock, the Marx Brothers, Spike Jones and the Cirque du Soleil. This extraordinary acoustic foursome has been described by music critics as ‘visionary and heretical’, ‘outrageous yet compulsive’, ‘wholly irreverent and highly enlightened’, ‘completely wild and deeply imaginative’, with a ‘red-hot wicked sense of humour’ and a ‘break-all-rules, rock-chamber concert approach to early music’. Founded in 1997, and named after the flame-haired priest, Antonio Vivaldi, Red Priest has given several hundred sell-out concerts in many of the world’s most prestigious festivals, including the Hong Kong Arts Festival, Moscow December Nights Festival, Schwetzingen Festival, Prague Spring Festival, Ravinia Festival, Bermuda Festival, and in most European countries, Japan, Australia, and throughout North and Central America. The group has been the subject of hour-long TV profiles for NHK (Japan) and ITV (UK) - the latter for the prestigious South Bank Show in 2005, which documented the launch of the Red Hot Baroque Show, an electrifying marriage of old music with the latest light and video technology.


Reference Recordings was started in 1976 by Grammy-nominated producer Tam Henderson, who continues to guide our artist and repertoire decisions. He believes that how a recording sounds is as important as the music itself. Our goal is to make your listening experience “The Best Seat in the House.” We offer recordings from many of the finest classical, jazz and world music artists. They have been acclaimed by critics worldwide and are loved by audiophiles. All of our musical offerings are recorded by Grammy-winning chief engineer and Technical Director Prof. Keith O. Johnson. Keith is a true audio legend, having designed and patented many innovative products in both professional and consumer audio fields. Keith uses recording equipment all hand-built or extensively modified by him to recreate the sound of real musicians making music in real space.


The Swiss classical label RELIEF provides historical opera recordings in German. Many great singers and conductors of the 50s can be found in the catalog. Another focus of the catalog are recordings with the Russian conductor Vladimir Fedoseyev and the Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra of Moscow.


NoA owned label, featuring traditional favorite classics. Launch release highlights Choral Hymn Favorites.


Launched in October 2008, the RETROSPECTIVE label is a partnership between Nimbus Records and veteran nostalgia specialist Ray Crick, who has the job of selecting the repertoire, compiling the programmes, sourcing the highest quality transfers, and supplying biographies and informative notes for the booklets. “I am delighted to be involved with RETROSPECTIVE because it enables me to create CD programmes that bring alive the finest recordings by those wonderful vintage entertainers of yesteryear, both popular and jazz, for people to enjoy today.” New releases are added every month, delivering the very best in musical nostalgia from music hall to rock ‘n’ roll – and everything in between! We hope you will relish these classic recordings from the past. Packaged with an iconic series design, and with booklets containing all the detailed information needed to enhance your pleasure, RETROSPECTIVE is a highly collectable range.


The Rewind series is intended for everyone who wants to discover, at a very affordable price, some of the finest references from the labels of the Outhere group. The series is organised by musical genre (early, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, modern, contemporary, jazz, and world music) and type of work (opera, vocal, orchestral, concerto, chamber, sacred, solo recital, etc.). The initial release of these recordings represent a wide variety of important recordings, ranging from the Baroque to the music of our own time, featuring leading artists such as Dame Felicity Lott, Bernard Foccroulle, Jos van Immerseel, Abdel Rahman El Bacha, and Alexandre Tharaud.


reZound is a sub-label of The Gothic Catalog, with the focus on re-issues of classic recordings, recitals, and radio programs.


Over 30 years ago, in 1980, Jérôme Lejeune created the label Ricercar. It promptly became a major actor in the rediscovery of ancient music. Every Ricercar disc is a page in the history of music, to be discovered by listening, but also by reading the detailed commentary, accessible to the wider public. Although Ricercars initial aim is to explore and discover original and unpublished repertoire, some recordings revisit famous works. In this case, a new vision and approach justifies the recording, as was the case with Jean Sebastian Bachs complete works for the organ, played by Bernard Foccroulle on various historic instruments.


Founded in 1981 by Conductor and Music Director George Rothman and Artistic Director and Composer-in-Residence Anthony Korf, Riverside Symphony has introduced New York audiences to important works by an array of contemporary composers from around the world, unfamiliar works by great masters and extraordinary young soloists. In 2014, Riverside Symphony announces its debut release on Riverside Symphony Records, a collection of three major orchestral works by the late Romanian-French master Marius Constant. From The New York Times to Gramophone magazine to Fanfare, Riverside Symphony’s past releases have been recognized by the international press with “Critic’s Choices” and numerous accolades.


Rondeau Productions is the successful label from Leipzig, the home-town of Bach, over the past years has established itself as a specialist for artistically and technically high-class recordings of sacred vocal music. The label’s extraordinarily productive cooperation with world renowned choirs and its corporate strategy that is geared towards the highest standards have generated a unique CD catalogue. This catalogue encompasses famous ensembles such as St Thomas’s Boys Choir Leipzig or the Windsbacher Knabenchor. The label also has a fruitful cooperation with choirs from Hanover, demonstrated by the label’s two Echo Klassik awards: Rondeau Production received the Echo Klassik in 2006 for its production of the Knabenchor Hanover and their programme “Verleih uns Frieden – Geistliche Vokalmusik von Andreas Hammerschmidt” (ROP 7001). In 2010, the label was awarded the Echo Klassik for the double disc “Glaubenslieder – neue Kantaten zum Kirchenjahr” (ROP6031/32).


Roven Records, led by Composer/Conductor Glen Roven, continues the legacy he started with GPRrecords: working with the biggest stars in the world, recording classical, children's and Broadway music as well as poetry,plays and lectures.


This label features recordings from Sweden.


The RP imprint was established as the private label for legendary British pianist Peter Katin and has two titles which celebrate his long and distinguished career.


Acknowledged as one of the UK’s most prodigious orchestras, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) enjoys an international reputation for bringing audiences worldwide first-class performances and the highest possible standards of music-making across a diverse range of musical repertoire. Frequently found in the recording studio, the Orchestra began its own label, RPO Records, offering a wide-range of selections which support its UK and International concert series, as well as its extensive recordings for film and television.

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Label featuring recordings from the Sacconi Quartet, one of the UK's leading string quartets. Since its formation at the Royal College of Music in 2001, it has established a secure and substantial reputation. The Quartet is recognized for its unanimous and compelling ensemble, performing with style and commitment and consistently communicating with a fresh and imaginative approach. Its four founder members demonstrate a shared passion for string quartet repertoire, infectiously reaching out to audiences with their energy and enthusiasm. Over the past decade they have enjoyed a highly successful international career, performing regularly throughout Europe, at London’s major venues, in recordings and radio broadcasts.


The San Diego Symphony performed its first concert on December 6, 1910. In the almost 100 years since its inception, the San Diego Symphony has become one of the leading orchestras in the United States, and was recently designated a Tier 1 Orchestra by the League of American Orchestras. It is committed to providing musical experiences of superior quality for the greater San Diego community and beyond. Through a rich mixture of innovative and educational programming designed to appeal to all ages and cultures, the Symphony makes music an integral part of the cultural and intellectual fabric of Southern California, valued by and relevant to all its residents. In November 2011, the orchestra began it's own in-house label, and is now distributed by Naxos of America.


SanCtuS Recordings primary objective is to produce recordings which meaningfully contribute to the legacy of recorded music, with special focus on outstanding musical values from Brazil and South America. The SanCtuS catalogue divides into two different lines. The first is directed towards recovering important musical documents and interpretations. The second concentrates on bringing outstanding contemporary musicians to the recording hall in order to reveal with new insight music which has either been neglected or which gains from being presented in a new light.


Sarabande Records is a new record label set up in 2009 by Morgan and Dylan Szymanski. Our aim is to provide high quality recordings by some of the UK’s finest young musicians at the start of their careers. We work with artists, musicians, designers, photographers and producers at the fore-front in today’s digital age, offering musicians a refreshing alternative to the monotonous monopoly in the music industry.


SAYDISC and AMON RA have been at the forefront of recording for posterity a host of unusual, historic and traditional music's, speech and sounds since 1965 and have built up a worldwide reputation for innovation, dedication and quality. The music categories included in our SAYDISC range include National, Traditional and Regional music and songs, music, songs and dances from other traditions, music featuring unusual instruments and World Music. Our AMON RA label is devoted to early music performances of music of the Mediaeval, Renaissance, Elizabethan, Tudor, Baroque, Classical and Romantic periods and largely based on the Historic Pianos of the Finchcocks Musical Museum at Goudhurst in Kent.


Scandinavian Classics features a wide selection of popular masterpieces and rare works from Scandinavia, which includes chamber music, masses, oratorios, overtures and symphonies. The label also boasts Christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse’s Symphonies Nos. 1 & 7, the Danish cantatas of Georg Philipp Telemann and the complete recordings of the symphonies of Carl Nielsen.


Schema Records is a division of Ishtar - Modern sounds from Italy, Schema is home of the hottest jazz, nujazz, brazilian & electronic. Schema is a Milan based record label producing the wonderful jazz, nujazz, brazilian & electronic productions thanks to artists such as Nicola Conte, Rosalia De Souza, The Dining Rooms.


Founded in order to release the recordings made during the Bach Cantata pilgrimage and launched in 2005, Soli Deo Gloria has rapidly established itself as one of the leading independent labels, praised for the exceptional quality of its recordings as well as for the elegance of its packaging.


Launched in 2014, Seattle Symphony Media is the Seattle Symphony’s independent record label. Seattle Symphony Media will include both studio recordings and performances captured live in concert. All recordings will be led by Music Director Ludovic Morlot. The Seattle Symphony’s previous catalog of over 140 recordings distributed on a number of labels including Naxos, has garnered 12 Grammy nominations.


Sensible is a part of the Edizioni Ishtar family of labels.


Seraphic Fire Media, the indie-classical label of both Seraphic Fire and the Firebird Chamber Orchestra, has had large success with its nine recording projects. In addition to two 2012 Grammy nominations for Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem and A Seraphic Fire Christmas, the label’s discs have debuted at No. 7 on the Billboard Classical charts and No. 1 on the iTunes Classical charts. The label has recently signed with classical music giant Naxos of America for exclusive physical and digital distribution beginning October 1st, 2012.


Phil Grabsky is an award-winning documentary film-maker. With a film career spanning 25 years, Phil and his company Seventh Art Productions make films for cinema, television and DVD. Phil’s cinema films include The Boy Mir–Ten Years in Afghanistan and his on-going great composer series In Search of…Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven and now in 2014, IN SEARCH OF CHOPIN and in 2015 CONCERTO – A BEETHOVEN JOURNEY for the BBC. These films have played in festivals worldwide, winning numerous awards for Best Film, Best Documentary, Best Cinematography, Best Screenwriting, Best Editing, Best Music.

In cinemas, Phil’s films have been a great success: in Australia, for example, both In Search of Mozart and In Search of Beethoven have entered the all-time top grossing documentaries. Among Phil’s many other films are one-offs for BBC strands ‘Timewatch’ and ‘Reputations’ as well as major series such as Channel 4‘s ‘Spain – in the Shadow of the Sun’ and ‘The Great Commanders’, BBC’s ‘I Caesar’ and Five & Sky Arts’s ‘Tim Marlow’ arts strand. Phil has also made six award-winning history films with Monty Python’s Terry Jones. Working with co-director David Bickerstaff, he has also completed the Oscar-longlisted documentary Heavy Water: a Journey to Chernobyl, which uses Mario Petrucci’s poetry to explore the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. Two more co-directed films with David Bickerstaff are Making War Horse – a film following the production of the smash theatre hit War Horse and The Making of Swallows and Amazons – Bristol Old Vic Sets Sail. Both films featured in Channel 4s arts strand.


SFZ Records is an independent Swedish label, focusing on classical and contemporary chamber music, mainly with wind or plucked instruments


Siba Records is Sibelius Academy’s own record label. It was established in 2009 to produce high-class artistic music recordings and to promote the Sibelius Academy as a major player in the music business. The selection of recordings reflects Sibelius Academy’s artistic profile to its fullest extent, including genres from classical to jazz and from church music to folk. The multichannel super audio CD quality of all Siba Records’ releases guarantees a high-quality sound experience in balance with the contents.


Signum Classics is a label dedicated to high standards of performance and a loyalty to composers’ intentions. Performers include some of the best choral and instrumental groups in the UK: The Kings Singers, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, the BBC Singers, as well as Oxford and Cambridge University College choirs.


Simax Classics is all about classical musical experience, about creating a space where the work, the performance and the listener can meet – and make music happen. The label has been fortunate enough to work with the best musicians, composers, producers and engineers around, and forged Simax Classics into a label which has earned the admiration and respect of artists and audiences all over the world. Since their first release in 1978, Simax Classics has presented repertoire from composers of the western classical tradition. They've given their listeners the highest quality recordings of the finest performances. The activity and quality of Norwegian musicians has seen a tremendous boost during these years – a development which they are proud to be a part of.


The Basel Symphony Orchestra (Sinfonieorchester Basel) is one of Switzerland's major orchestras and appears both in concert and at the opera house. For decades it has produced a wide array of highlights under the batons of many outstanding conductors including Armin Jordan, Nello Santi, Mario Venzago and Walter Weller. Today the Basel Symphony Orchestra numbers among Switzerland's leading musical ensembles, with some 100 highly qualified and highly motivated musicians. Its broad repertoire ranges effortlessly from the Viennese classics and to contemporary music. Whether in the concert hall or the opera house, at home or on its domestic and foreign tours, this internationally varied group of musicians constantly demonstrates ist unique flexibility and artistic prowess.One of the orchestra's wishes came true in the 2009-10 season when its leadership was taken over by the renowned American conductor and pianist Dennis Russell Davies. In 2012, the orchestra founded his own label, which is marketed and distributed worldwide thru the multiple “ECHO Klassik” winner Music-company Solo Musica.


Single Noon Records believes that music can bring its listeners and its performers more meaningful existences, and to that end we release creative, passionate, and exceptionally personal music unbound by conventional restrictions on genre and categorization. Distributed by Naxos of America, Single Noon Records is committed to producing recordings of the highest artistic and sonic quality.


Sittel Records is a classical label from Sweden, with titles from many genres, ranging from jazz to swing music.


Skarbo is a high quality French label that releases original classical music projects, including rarely recorded repertoire from the 18th to 20th century. Collaborating with many internationally renowned artists has brought the label critical acclaim and recognition from various media outlets.


Solo Musica does not view itself simply as a classical record company, but also as a “home” for all the individual artists of this time. The artists at Solo Musica are fully integrated into the entire production process. It is their intensive co-operation with the artists that separates their individual, unusual productions from the norm, as the chaff is separated from the wheat. The German label Solo Musica works closely at all stages with the outstanding musicians, both composers and performers, featured on its recordings. Traditional and unconventional classical music finds a home on this boutique label. Its artists include Markus Becker, Julius Berger, Casal Quartet, Diana Damrau, Friedemann Eichhorn, Gewandhaus Quartet, Peter Horton, Kalandos Ensemble, Hansjorg Schellenberger and many more.

SOMM Recordings

SOMM, the well known British independent label of classical music was founded by its owner Siva Oke in 1995. Since then it has become a pioneering label noted as much as for its top-notch quality recordings as for its wide-ranging catalogue which has uncovered many new corners of the repertoire. It's known both for its award-winning promotion of British music as well as for its sterling Beecham Collection and other re-issues covering new and exciting territory.


Dorian Sono Luminus is the marriage of the prestigious Dorian Recordings legacy and the vision of Sono Luminus; pairing impressive tradition, ultra-high quality, and a promising future in true Performance Fidelity in classical music.


The Sony Classical Masterworks series features amazing box set collections that are Exclusive to Naxos! The series features titles that have never before been available in the U.S., at Incredible value; budget prices!

It includes German pressings of the immense Sony Classical Masters Catalog in smart, desirable and collectible multi-disc editions. The Sony catalog is replete with legendary artists and many of the greatest recordings of the classical repertoire. The box fronts feature large, prominently displayed photo of the featured artist, and are slender, shelf-friendly boxes; CD's housed in space-saving slipsleeves.


Featuring Sony Classical & Sony Masterworks titles, to select accounts/limited distribution.


The Sony Classical Masterworks series features amazing box set collections that are Exclusive to Naxos! The series features titles that have never before been available in the U.S., at Incredible value; budget prices!

It includes German pressings of the immense Sony Classical Masters Catalog in smart, desirable and collectible multi-disc editions. The Sony catalog is replete with legendary artists and many of the greatest recordings of the classical repertoire. The box fronts feature large, prominently displayed photo of the featured artist, and are slender, shelf-friendly boxes; CD's housed in space-saving slipsleeves.


These are very select Sony titles available exclusively on demand, which will be available to all customers.


Sorel Classics expands the mission of the Sorel Charitable Organization as a non profit recording label. The label is designed to gain visibility by worldwide promotion and distribution of the records, while directing the profits to the artists. By placing the musicians at the heart of our mission we empower them to build tangible legacies.


Sospiro Records fulfills the ambition to build a community of like-minded souls. With their releases, there’s an archive of old gems and some fascinating previously unheard material by international artists that they’ve unearthed in the process of launching their record label.


Starkland releases engaging, compelling recordings of alternative classical, experimental, and avant-garde music. Starkland is devoted to the creation, documentation, development, appreciation, and promotion of alternative classical, experimental, and avant-garde music through the production of high-quality recordings, released on the Starkland label, of new music of high artistic, educational, or historical worth not otherwise available


The Steinway & Sons label will offer a fresh look at discographies from distinguished Steinway artists of the past and a venue for new recordings by distinguished Steinway artists of today.


Sterling is a record label specialising in orchestral music from the Swedish Romantic era. A majority of the releases contain previously unrecorded works along with the musical Romantic heritage of other European countries. Alongside these projects Sterling present an ‘Artist Series’, dedicated to musical excellence from Swedish performers and ‘The Historical Recordings Series’, with many unique pieces of musical heritage taken from the Swedish Radio Archives.


Stradivarius is a Milan based independent Italian record label specializing in early music and contemporary classical. The label has collaborated with the Milan Conservatory in production of its recordings.


Suite 28 Records is an independent label established to serve talented artists whose music deserves to be heard outside of their local scene. Recognizing a need to give musicians a voice that transcends genre or cultural constraints, Suite 28 Records produces and releases recordings that often combine genres, drawing influences from classical, jazz, and world music. Suite 28 Records is a proud member of the Naxos Group.


Neo born Summer Dawn is the new amazing chapter of Edizioni Ishtar founders' Davide Rosa and Luciano Cantone’s adventure, exploring more indie territories and offering itself as alternative to the much appreciated Schema sound. Contemporaneously with the launch of Summer Dawn, Edizioni Ishtar further expanded its range of action, with the intention of creating an “industry of sounds”, inside a brand-new recording studio. It’s contrived for the purpose of becoming a logistic base for all the Ishtar productions, expanding its sound horizons in collaboration with up-and-coming national and international producers.


Supraphon Music Publishing is the most significant Czech record label, and has a distinguished history. The Supraphon name, (originally used for an electric record player, a technical marvel of its day), was first registered as a trademark in 1932. In the post-war years it was the label for domestic albums produced for export, playing an important role in helping to spread Czech classical music recordings during the 1930s and 40s. The artistic direction of the firm gave rise to a broad catalog of titles, which ultimately mapped out the works of Bedřich Smetana, Antonín Dvořák, and Leoš Janáček, as well as other giants of both the Czech and the international music worlds. Significant domestic and foreign soloists, chamber ensembles, orchestras and conductors all contributed to Supraphon’s remarkable collection of recordings.


Sub-label of Supraphon featuring Supraphon DVD titles.


Swedish Society Discofil is the classic Swedish label for classical music.


SWR music is the label of the Southwest German Broadcasting Company on which recordings of the internationally renowned SWR orchestras and ensembles as well as outstanding archive recordings are released. There is a huge collection of recordings from 1950 until today – great performances of famous musicians, genres ranging from major orchestral compositions through a cappella works to chamber music and jazz, from the Viennese classical music to contemporary composers. Among the first array of recordings to be made available are those performed by the SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart and the SWR Symphony Orchestra Baden-Baden and Freiburg.


Introducing Jazzhaus, a new label featuring an indefinite number of audio and video jazz programs taken from live radio and television recordings from the archives of Südwestrundfunk Stuttgart, Baden-Baden and Mainz in south West Germany, with the earliest recordings dating back to 1949. jazzhaus will focus on forgotten treasures of America’s outstanding contribution to modern art available to the worldwide jazz community. Connoisseurs will have a chance to enrich their collections of specific artists; jazz lovers will discover recordings that cover the entire spectrum of genres – from swing, big band, bebop, hard bop to free jazz, third stream, rock jazz, soul jazz, new jazz and world jazz.

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TACET was founded in 1989. This small company is located in Bad Cannstatt, Stuttgart, close to the popular Kurpark. Right from the beginning TACET moved on two new mental "tracks": musically, and in terms of recording technique. TACET produces music for the very highest of standards and most discerning of listeners: on CDs, LPs, SACDs and DVD-Audios. The number of TACET fans continues to grow steadily: because TACET productions rediscover music, with all its fire and sensual attraction, and in all its natural and enacted expression. TACET means audiophile top quality products which are showered with accolades from the music critics in the music press, on radio and in the newspapers. The decisions are not made by a board of directors or managers, but by the owner and founder himself: Andreas Spreer, musician and much-praised Diplom-Tonmeister, or master sound engineer.


Tactus Records was founded in Bologna (ITALY) in 1986 by Serafino Rossi. stablished in 1986 by Serafino Rossi, Tactus is devoted to the discovery and preservation of the enormous and still unexplored Italian classical music repertoire, from Gregorian chants to Contemporary Classics. Now a part of the Naxos of America family of labels, the Tactus CD catalogue now includes 550+ titles of the finest Italian Classical music.


Founded in 2012, Canada’s award-winning orchestra Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra announced the creation of its own label, Tafelmusik Media, and has released a number of new and past recordings. Canada’s award-winning orchestra on period instruments, has become an internationally recognized ensemble lauded by Gramophone Magazine as “one of the world’s top baroque orchestras.” Founded in 1979 by Kenneth Solway and Susan Graves, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra has been under the inspired leadership of Music Director Jeanne Lamon since 1981. At the heart of Tafelmusik is a group of talented and dynamic permanent members, each of whom is a specialist in historical performance practice. Delighting audiences worldwide for more than three decades, Toronto-based Tafelmusik now reaches millions of people through its extensive touring, critically-acclaimed recordings, broadcasts, new media, and artistic/community partnerships. The vitality of Tafelmusik’s vision clearly resonates with its audiences in Toronto, where the orchestra performs more than 50 concerts every year for a passionate and dedicated following.Tafelmusik is the Baroque Orchestra-in-Residence at the Faculty of Music of the University of Toronto. The Faculty of Music is also home to the annual Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute, an intensive two-week training programme for advanced students, pre-professional and professional musicians from around the world. Tafelmusik’s success has taken it around the world, with regular tours across North America, Europe, and Asia. Tafelmusik has been awarded numerous international recording prizes, including nine JUNO Awards.


Talanton Records is a label for musicians who want to publish interesting music. Old music, classical, world music, new music, live recordings..Talanton Records encompasses the best of all genres.


This label features recordings from Sweden.


Launched in 1993, Tantara Records is the home to recordings for students and faculty artists from the prestigious Brigham Young University. The label now boasta a catalog of more than 80 titles with genres from contemporary to classical, to spiritual, to jazz, to ethnic.


TDK is a DVD label featuring concerts, ballet and opera performances and documentaries from around the world in state-of-the-art audio and video quality. This product line contains items under new agreement.


Jazz Icons is an ongoing DVD series featuring full-length concerts and in-studio performances by the greatest legends of jazz, filmed all over the world. Each DVD features a 16-page booklet with an essay written by an authoritative jazz historian as well as rare and unseen photos. Jazz Icons DVDs are produced with the full support and cooperation of the artists or their estates, who, in most cases, are contributing rare personal photographs, memorabilia, and forewords.


Teatro Real celebrates a firm status as one of the world’s most famous opera houses. Under artistic Director Gerard Mortier formally of the Opera National de Paris, Teatro Real boasts some of the most exciting productions in Europe. The launch of the label is a great addition to the Opera publishing world and one that is sure to make headlines. With a minimum of five new productions made available each year this will be an exciting label to watch out for.


Catalogue includes recordings with highly regarded artists such as Ingolf Turban, Diana Damrau and Carolin Widmann. Many of its recordings are world premieres.


Terpsichore Records features the recordings of The Esoterics, a Seattle-based vocal ensemble that is dedicated to performing and perpetuating contemporary a cappella choral settings of poetry, philosophy, and spiritual writings from around the world. While cultivating artistic expression and cultural understanding among its singers and audience alike, The Esoterics aspires to reflect the beauty, power, and significance that are inherent in the music of our time. Since incorporating with this name in 1993, The Esoterics has performed over 300 concerts throughout the Pacific Northwest, has commissioned and premiered more than 100 new works for a cappella voices in dozens of languages, and has mastered many of the most virtuosic choral compositions of the last century in concerts described as “compelling” and “crafted,” “luxuriant” and “lyrical,” “sumptuous” and “superb.”


Thorofon is a classical, award-winning German record label, looked after by Bella Musica, founded more than 40 years ago.


Timpani was created in 1990 by Stephane Topakian. The label quickly became a must-have in the French repertoire from the late 19th Century to today. This journey is punctuated with over two hundred creations, with releases as eminent as Pierné's Cydalise et le chèvre- pied — which earned the label the «Record of the Year» distinction at the Midem Awards — operas such as Ropartz's Le Pays or Jean Cras' Polyphème, Pierné or Honegger's complete chamber music works, but also the monumental tributes to the symphonic works of Maurice Ohana or Iannis Xenakis. For it is a major feature of Timpani's editorial policy to stay rooted in the music of its time.


The independent label Toccata Classics was created expressly to explore unjustly neglected repertoire. Unlike other labels who do this in conjunction with more mainstream works, Toccata is tackling this wealth of forgotten music head on, with many premiere recordings. Previously unrecorded Lassus motets and Palestrina masses, music by Palestrina’s successor Giovanni Maria Nanino, Nordic, Baltic and South American composers – these are just some of the treasures that Toccata explores.


Troubadisc was founded in 1991. The direction of this committed label was evident from the very first release - a disc of chamber works by Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel. The classical music here offers a welcome addition to the more traditional repertory and provides listeners with a totally new experience in the world of sound: lively, appealing and topical.


Label featuring the best in SACD sound recordings with a wonderfully varied depth of repertoire, featuring the recordings of Bamberger Symphonike.


The International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) enthusiastically announces the launch of its own artist driven imprint for the ensemble's recordings, TUNDRA. Entering its second decade, ICE has transformed the contemporary music landscape, garnering widespread critical acclaim for fusing first class performances, visionary presenting, and innovative commissioning all under one organizational umbrella. The establishment of TUNDRA, dedicated to ground breaking documentation of the group's work, is a natural outgrowth of this comprehensive vision for music making in the twenty first century. TUNDRA will feature featuring collaborative projects driven by the members of the ensemble, and hosted by long time ICE collaborator, New Focus Recordings, through their distribution agreement with Naxos of America.


TwoPianists Records is an independent music company based in Stellenbosch, South Africa, founded by the pianists Nina Schumann and Luis Magalhães. They focus on promoting Classical Music with artists they’re inspired by, and look at each artist as unique, working very closely with them at all levels - publishing, recording, performing, image licensing. Every project is an adventure: and make sure they’re there at every moment. TwoPianists Records focus on bringing their music, along with other South African classical musicians and throughout the world, onto a higher level of exposure than ever before.


TYXart intends to confront sensational music recordings of the present day with exceptional interpretations of works from previous epochs, to draw the attention of a wide audience to the vitality, beauty and audacity of new compositions in comparison with radical or especially individual interpretations of traditional works to contemporary to world music, as well as crossover projects. TYXart’s first priority is to satisfy the emotional, spiritual and intellectual requirements of music lovers with products of high artistic quality, with their main criterion being to inspire interpretations by unusual musicians: humane, original and individual.

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Label featuring UNCEF's "Children First" Release, which supports the work of UNICEF to improve children’s lives. "Children First" features artists such as Antonio Banderas, Anne Sofie von Otter, Rebecca Caine, Barbara Hendricks, and the Sylvia Young Theater School Children’s Choir, UNICEF’s Children First is a recording for, about, and in the benefit of children around the world. The goal of the album is to create an integrated sequence of songs that describe the human life cycle in music and text, with titles like Children First, All of These Things You Are to Me and Heaven’s Lullaby.The music for Children First was written by Danish composer Carsten Mørch with words by American Lyricists Lisa Freeman and Richard Rudolph. UNICEF is on the ground in over 150 countries and territories to help children survive and thrive, from early childhood through adolescence. The world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.


Newton Classics is in the process of intensifying its relationship with its worldwide warehouse and distribution partner T2, and is going to be involved in the marketing, sales and promotion of United Classics. They will be doing this on behalf of T2 International and under their full responsibility. UNITED CLASSICS will be issuing around 100 releases per year, having secured licensing deals with a great variety of repertoire sources. The vast majority of these recordings have not been available for a long time. Recordings from labels such as Columns Classics. Musica Oscura, all owned by T2 and new exciting external partners will provide United Classics a wealth of repertoire to choose from: music from the renaissance, baroque and classical era as well as opera recordings and previously unissued material from the Dutch broadcasting archives.


Unseen Worlds is a record label dedicated to quality issues of unheralded and revolutionary, yet accessible, avant-garde music. We are interested in media that capture a timeless ecstasy of creativity, that seem out of space, alien, yet are deeply resonant and approachable. They are both primary and mysterious. They contain multitudes, engaging the listener through their historical context and sheer musicality. Our releases are surprisingly disparate and reliable.


Urania Records is an independent recording company standing near the Como Lake. Its production embraces the entire field of classical music and it is divided into two categories including historical and new digital recordings. All our Historical collections propose fine documents by the twentieth-century's greatest performers, including several rarities and previously unpublished works. All our CDs – published in accordance with the international copyright law provisions and made with the authority of the Italian SIAE – are produced to the highest standards of quality and the restoration is accurately made in 24 bit and 96 khz with a special method which, while aiming at the preservation of the sound naturalness of the source, fully recovers the beauty of the original recording.


Mexico’s premium classical label.


Release of Ute Lemper compositions.

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Vermeer is a budget price label born in 1996 with the purpose of giving to all the enthusiasts musical rare pages in high level performance. Its field of specialization may be considered the great European musical repertoire between the Middle Ages to the XX century, with, a not completely strictly, focus on italian music. The profound purpose of this project is to realize CD with a real musical feeling given by a completely original interpretive research far from the the usual and common with the result of giving new ideas of inspiration to the listener.

Every CD is composed by detailed cover notes that relate not only the biography of the author but even explain the historical meaning of every single track following the idea that nowadays a CD is not only a simple mean for listening music but is something more: a document created for last over time: a small significant part of history of Culture. That’s why Vermeer gives space to composers nowadays less known besides the great classics of instrumental and vocal music literature like Vivavaldi or Stravinskij ; ”less known” authors that may be rediscover today only if their works are presented with perfect performances both musically, and philologically. Vermeer has the aim to be the landmark for those who those do not seek in music only the Phatos or the emotion of one single moment but live the music as a fundamental side of a cultural heritage that we must preserve and protect.


Created in 2001 by José Miguel Martínez and Pilar de la Vega, VERSO is undoubtedly one of the independent recording industry’s major contributions to this country’s culture. With a top-flight catalogue of more than a hundred discs already, focused fundamentally on lesser-known Spanish baroque, classical, romantic and post-romantic music, Verso also clearly supports the most avant-garde musical creation of our time. Meticulous and careful edition and the diversity of sources of interpretation, backed by a long list of orchestral ensembles of the very highest level and youthful artists of acknowledged national and international prestige make the young, dynamic Madrid label a Spanish recording classic.

VIA RECORDS (VisionIntoArt)

As a multimedia performance company, VIA Records (VisionIntoArt) is focusing on multimedia with all new releases - everything they do includes visuals, in film format. VIA has teamed up with the brilliant design team at Mogollon, to create more than just an album release, but an art piece that represents the work within. Each piece has a special edition version of the album - housed in beautiful recycled and printed boxes, each release includes a CD, DVD, and poster featuring art from the piece. There is also a equally as well designed and aesthetically pleasing CD/DVD set in a standard size physical format. Each copy comes with an insert for an HD digital download and a track listing.


Videoland presents a variety of wonderful ballet, opera and classical music productions.


The Vienna Philharmonic (VPO; in German: Wiener Philharmoniker), founded in 1842, is an orchestra, regularly considered one of the finest in the world. The Vienna Philharmonic is based in the Musikverein in Vienna. The members of the orchestra are chosen from the orchestra of the Vienna State Opera. In commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the death of Joseph Haydn, the Vienna Philharmonic has published under its own auspices a special edition of selected symphonies which includes outstanding interpretations conducted by Pierre Boulez, Christoph von Dohnányi, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Zubin Mehta and Franz Welser-Möst. Other recordings of this great orchestra will be issued on the Vienna Philharmonic label.


The city of Vienna’s renowned orchestra has begun its own label: ‘Wiener Symphoniker’. It plans to emphasise well thought-out programmes and high recording quality in response to an industry that often focuses on individual stars and starlets.


Volenza is a Swedish record label focusing on Swedish jazz. As a small, family-owned company Volenza aims at quality rather than quantity regarding releases. The ambition is music production with the with the bet from the Swedish jazz scene.

Volenza´s gem is highly acclaimed Artitry Jazz Group, led by internationally reputed pianist Jan Lundgren. The group´s albums have received highest praise both in Sweden and internationally. Now Volenza also contributes to the growth of music talents with three young, promising names, with Jan Lundgren as producer. As a young record company with a passion for jazz, they have high ambitions, with a vision to offer musical joy and increase the interest in Swedish jazz outside the country.

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The Walhall Eternity Series is a collection of historic opera recordings at a sensational price. This series features premiere recordings as well as long-unavailable recordings, brought back to life, of excellent quality.


Since its 2003 debut, the WHRA label has earned a worldwide reputation as a pre-eminent producer of unique historical recordings presented in state-of-the-art sound. West Hill Radio Archives is rapidly becoming a player on the stage of previously unissued broadcast material. It shows conspicuously good judgement in its releases and fills some important gaps, amplifies known strengths, reinforces the increased vitality to be located in live broadcasts - and gives us considerable excitement and enjoyment into the bargain.


West Wind is what jazz is all about: big names, dazzeling arrangements, fascinating chance meetings of historically important artists (in the Studio and live settings). Wonderful moments of Jazz history that you won't have come across for years, newly published items that had been overlooked and recordings that are simply rediscovered.


Renowned as a center for choral excellence, Westminster Choir College recordings feature performances by its choral ensembles, including the Westminster Choir, hailed by American Record Guide as the “gold standard for American academic choirs.” Westminster is also the home of the Westminster Symphonic Choir, which regularly performs and record with the world’s leading orchestras and conductors.


Whaling City Sound was founded in 1999, to provide the musical audience with a bit of our abundance of outstanding musicians, and in doing so, have the artists heard, seen and enjoyed by a wider audience. From the beginning, we aimed for innovative musicianship, impeccable recording quality, and professional packaging that best reflects the feel of each individual recording. Whaling City Sound is dependent on listeners of all types, from radio and retail, to jazz lovers and fans, and it is because of these people, collectively our audience, that we exist. Since our inception, our recordings have helped garner international recognition for our artists. Purchasing music on a label supports artists' careers and exposes more artists to you. Please show your support for this label and the exceptional artists. What it really comes down to is this - if you like the CDs and buy them, we can continue to make more of them of equal or better quality.


William Recording is a new ArcoDiva sublabel, which focuses specially on the music for guitar, founded in September 2013.

WNC (Washington National Cathedral)

Recordings from the Washington National Cathedral Catalog.

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Founded in Stockholm, Sweden in 2003 by producer/songwriter Johan Lagerlöf, Daniel Bäckström, and Stefan Enberg, X5 Music Group has become a leading music label by creating custom compilations and marketing concepts tailor-made for the digital marketplace. By focusing all creative and production efforts solely on back catalogs, X5 has been able to unlock the full revenue potential previously left uncaptured by companies focusing on new releases. X5 now brings the same mix of great design and production quality to the physical market through its distribution partnership with Naxos.


Label featuring licensed content from the X5 Music group label, launching with The Greatest Video Game Music, Vol. 2.

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Fascinated by the musical heritage of Jewish culture, Yaniv d’Or founded Ensemble NAYA with Nora Roll and Anders Ericson in 2008. Now a group of eight, Ensemble NAYA creates a mesmerising dialogue between early western music and musical traditions from the entire world. NAYA’s unique sound is attracting growing popularity and invitations to perform at major international venues such as Wigmore Hall London, Carnegie Hall New York, Handel Festsipele in Halle and Göttingen and Israel festival, to name but a few.


GRAMMY Award winning Yarlung Records brings fresh musicians to the classical music world using minimalist audiophile recording techniques to deliver sound as close to living performance as possible. Rather than using recording studios, engineer Bob Attiyeh produces these albums in concert halls famous for their acoustics, including Walt Disney Concert Hall and Ambassador Hall in Los Angeles. Yarlung uses both analog tape and high resolution digital media for CDs made with special alloys, high resolution digital downloads, and 180 Gram vinyl LPs, all mastered by Steve Hoffman.

Yarlung repertoire ranges from the 11th century through the Baroque, Classical and Romantic eras, with a special focus on new music from the 20th and 21st centuries. Artists include top soloists as well as superstar young musicians at the beginnings of their international concert careers. Yarlung brings artists into your living room; you can hear their music, their breathing, and almost their heartbeats.

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A Cooling breeze from the sea that changes the tides to something easy and inspiring. These rhythmic flows of composers aspiring from the past and present await a daring ear and a bold mind. Let your heart be taken. Zefir Records releases CD’s and Digital Downloads with music from past and present. Distributed throughout the world. Discover more and more beautiful music.


Zig-Zag Territoires wishes to offer along with its CDs - unique objects, halfway between individual craftsmanship and industry - a genuine intellectual and aesthetic complement, through in-depth booklet notes and original artwork by the painter Anne Peultier who created more than 150 paintings. It has turned out to be an exciting adventure, enriching the experience of record-making, which becomes an artistic exchange between label, musicians, sound engineer, painter, designer. Since 2009, photography replaced fresh paintings together with Georges Garcia Morales, Jérôme Witz.

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