The magic’s in the music

The Newton Free Library has subscribed to four new databases for your listening pleasure.  Classical, jazz, folk, blues, gospel, world music and more–take your pick and enjoy!

African American Song*   Home Access | In Library Access

This music collection contains jazz, blues, gospel, ragtime, folk songs, and other genres.

Create and save playlists using the registration feature.

Listen to music in the library with headphones or at home on a pc or MAC using Windows Media Player.

Home access for this database is available only to Newton residents with a Newton library card number beginning 21323.


Classical Music Library
* Home Access | In Library Access

This resource offers music from dozens of classical music labels and focuses on great artists and distinguished performances. It contains chamber music, instrumental, orchestral, opera, vocal and more.

Create and save playlists using the registration feature.

Listen to music in the library with headphones or at home on a pc or MAC using Windows Media Player.

Home access for this database is available only to Newton residents with a Newton library card number beginning 21323.


Naxos Music Library
* Home Access | In Library Access

A music service featuring predominantly classical and world music, but also including jazz and blues, from the entire Naxos label catalog as well as other specialty record labels.

Listen to music in the library with headphones or at home on a pc or MAC using Windows Media Player.

Home access for this database is available only to Newton residents with a Newton library card number beginning 21323.


Smithsonian Global Sound
* Home Access | In Library Access

Produced in partnership with Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, this music service includes American folk, blues, bluegrass, world music and other genres.

Create and save playlists using the registration feature.

Listen to music in the library with headphones or at home on a pc or MAC using Windows Media Player.

Home access for this database is available only to Newton residents with a Newton library card number beginning 21323.

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