My First Classical Music App
The perfect introduction to classical music
for children aged 4 and above

Find out where you hear music, who writes it and what all the instruments sound like. Meet the great composers and be wowed by the orchestra.

Tap any words or pictures and hear the text narrated, extracts of music, and dozens of animations and sound effects. The animals can dance, sing and play!

Ideal for children to enjoy alone or with a parent, this app is bursting with different pieces of music. It will fire the imagination of children and delight parents.

Music includes Grieg’s Peer Gynt, Mozart’s Magic Flute, Williams’s Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Saint-Saëns’ Carnival of the Animals, Holst’s Planets, Stravinsky’s Petrushka, Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf and many, many more.

It is the perfect introduction to classical music.

Learn more about some of the outstanding musicians who have helped to make Naxos the world’s leading classical music label.

Vasily Petrenko
Born in 1976 in St Petersburg, Vasily Petrenko was appointed Principal Conductor of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra in 2006 and in 2009 became Chief Conductor until 2015. He was the Classical BRIT Awards Male Artist of the Year 2010. In 2009 he was awarded Hononary Doctorates by the University of Liverpool and Liverpool Hope University.

Read The Triumph of the Good – Jeremy Siepmann interviews Vasily Petrenko on naxos.com

Just Released! 2011 Gramophone
Award Winner!
2011 International Classical
Music Award Winner!

Bjarte Engeset
Since 2007, Bjarte Engeset has been artistic director of DalaSinfonietta Symphony Orchestra in Sweden. His recordings of Norwegian orchestral music by Grieg and Tveitt have been widely acclaimed.

Read In the Light of the Midnight Sun – Bjarte Engeset talks to Jeremy Siepmann on naxos.com

Just Released! Penguin Guide
Key Recording
10/10 top rating
Naxos Podcasts

Naxos Classical Spotlights are fascinating podcasts about our artists and albums presented
by Raymond Bisha, Naxos Radio Promotions Manager for North America.

Please visit the Naxos Blog for more information and to listen to these podcasts.

The latest podcasts include:

Please click on the links in the list above for more information about each artist, composer or album.

Latest Reviews
Naxos releases regularly gain excellent reviews praising the musicians’ artistry, the music,
the audio quality and the innovative character of Naxos’s impressive monthly release schedule.

Please click here to read the latest reviews posted on naxos.com.
On the Reviews Page you can sort the albums by Title, Catalogue No or Publication.
And you can also browse reviews by selecting a particular publication and month & year
from the drop menus in the right-hand column. Please click on the album cover image
or title for more information about each album and to buy online. Click on the
‘READ THE REVIEW’ button to read the review.

You can also use the handy ‘Keyword Search’ at the top of every page on naxos.com
to find particular albums and read the great reviews that have been posted for them.
Please type in the full catalogue number, including the dots and dashes used
(eg. 8.570255 or 8.559622-23), or type in a keyword or simple key phrase such as the
composer’s name and/or the name of a composition (eg. Beethoven Piano Trios or Bernstein Mass).

Need help using the Reviews section?
Simply click on the ‘Browsing and Searching Hints’ link in the right-hand column on the
Reviews Page


ClassicsOnline presents you with a wealth of fantastic new releases, and lots more, every month. Download tens of thousands of albums from many outstanding labels. Read reviews, take advantage of Special Offers, enjoy ClassicsOnline Exclusives, download Samplers and Complimentary Tracks each month!

Stepping into autumn, we present you three new October releases. Firstly, we’re very excited to announce the release of The Clumsy Ghost and Other Spooky Tales, a new venture for Naxos AudioBooks and a real treat for kids this Hallowe’en. It’s an anthology of seven new ghost stories written exclusively for Naxos by a number of our finest contemporary authors. We are also releasing a full dramatisation of Faust, one of the pillars of Western literature. Featuring Samuel West as Faust and Toby Jones as Mephistopheles, along with a full cast including Derek Jacobi, David Timson’s adaptation brings Goethe’s iconic work alive. Our final release is an unabridged version of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, an essential addition to our classics library, read by Daniel Philpott and Jonathan Oliver.

Naxos has transformed the classical market place in the last decade. As the world’s leading classical music label, we can offer you an unparalleled range of repertoire for licensing.

See the Naxos Licensing Showcase for some examples of movies, TV shows, games and commercials that use music licensed from Naxos.

Naxos Music Library [NML] is an invaluable resource for music professionals and collectors. NML brings you a wide range of standard and specialist repertoire in first-class performances and with excellent sound. There are comprehensive liner notes for recordings of Naxos Labels, as well as opera synopses and libretti, composer and artist biographies and other essential information.

Naxos Music Library Jazz offers a selection of jazz legends
and contemporary jazz.

Naxos Spoken Word Library contains the world's greatest literature - many classic novels, plays and poetry, from medieval times to the twenty-first century under various categories, such as Children’s Classics, Classic Fiction, Shakespeare’s Plays. New titles are added every month.
Subscribe today to this great Naxos service!

Naxos, the world's leading Performing Arts DVD distributor, brings Educational Institutions the Naxos Video Library, an extensive streaming video library of classical music performances, opera, ballet, live concerts and documentaries. Watch the world's greatest opera houses, ballet companies, orchestras and artists perform on demand! Once you subscribe, stream any video in the library from anywhere in the world with an internet connection.

Naxos Video Library is currently available to Educational Institutions. It will be made available to individual subscribers at a later date. More information is available in the Naxos Video Library brochure Educational Institutions, for more information and a free trial arrangement, please see the contact page in the brochure.

Naxos Web Radio is the premier streaming service from Naxos, offering over 80 channels of quality music in pre-programmed playlists. The channels cover a range of genres from Classical Music to Jazz/Blues, from World/Folk to New Age; categories that run the gamut from Early Music to 21st Century Classics, American Classics to Chinese Classics, Film/TV Music to Wedding Music, plus more. All streamed directly to you 24 hours a day, commercial-free.

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