For our May free drawing we have the Naxos 30th Anniversary 30-CD package, featuring the wide variety of repertory and artists on this, the world’s largest independent classical label. After recording the most popular classical works, Naxos started to offer complete cycles of the works by the most important composers. Now they have over 9000 titles and release about 200 new ones each year. The complete catalog is available for streaming. All you need to do to enter the drawing is simply click on the Register To Win banner on the Home Page and fill out the few fields we request. The lucky winner of the set will be announced here next month.
Detailed information about the Naxos 30th Anniversary Collection here: Naxos Anniversary Collection.
The winner of the 40-CDs & 3 DVDs Rostropovich cello retrospective is Charles Board, Payette, ID. Congrats!
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