Tallinn Central Library patrons may now use the English-language Naxos Music Library and Naxos Music Library Jazz databases.
Naxos Music Group is a Hong Kong-based company, which includes Naxos Records (a record label for classical music), and different databases that enable streaming music and contain information on music and music history. The catalogue boasts over 150 000 CD-s and 2 million individual tracks.
The Naxos databases provide a comprehensive selection of different styles, genres, performers, and eras of music. Classical music, jazz, blues, rock, and world music are included.
For example, users can:
The databases can be used free of charge with a valid Tallinn Central Library card by patrons who do not have any previous unpaid fees.
Internet-based music databases can be used:
NB Apple devices may not support the Naxos databases. Please use a different browser or device.
The databases are meant for personal use only. Copying and using the data and texts for commercial use is prohibited. Tracks, albums and other pieces of music are protected, public performance is not permitted.
Open the home page of Naxos databases: https://naxos.keskraamatukogu.ee/
To log in:
Users can search music by composer, artist, period, year of composition, instrument or genre. Select the track or piece of music and press Play.
Please log out from the website or application after you are finished using the database.
Naxos Music Library includes categorised playlists. Every user can also create their own playlists. To use the playlist feature, you need to register a personal account within Naxos.
How to create a personal account:
Naxos Music Library and Naxos Music Library Jazz can be used on smart devices with apps. Please use your chosen app store to download the app. To use the applications, you need to create a personal account on the Naxos website (see the first five points of „How to create a personal account“).
NB The app can only be used to stream music and create playlists.
Further instructions in English can be found here: https://www.nml3.naxosmusiclibrary.com/tutorial/video
If you have any questions or problems, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.