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Patrons with a valid BALibrary card can go to the Freegal Web site and download five free songs each week. Songs are provided from the Sony Music catalog, a huge collection of music spanning many decades and genres and hundreds of thousands of songs. Popular artists and bands like Sia, Meghan Trainor, Justin Timberlake, Pink, Springsteen, Beyoncé, Train, Pentatonix, and Kelly Clarkson are available. Familiar classics by Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra and Barbra Streisand can be accessed with one click of the mouse and the eclectic listener can browse genres from acapella to zydeco. Classical music is available as well.

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Download the Freegal App from the App Store or Google Play!

Naxos Music Library: Naxos Music Library is the world´s largest online classical music library. Currently, it offers streaming access to more than 86,420 albums with more than 1,259,200 tracks, including standard and rare repertoire.

Streaming on a mobile device: Search the Apple App Store or Google Play Store for Naxos Music Library. Download the free app (for iPads, use the iPhone app). On a computer, create your Naxos account. In the Naxos Music Library, click on Playlists, then click on Sign up. Enter your e-mail address and create a password. Use this e-mail address and password to login to your account in the app. Browse or search the collection and begin streaming!


New For You!  Can't wait for these new releases?  Sample some songs today at Freegal.

Adele:  Hello.
One Direction:  Infinity.
Omi:  Me 4 U.
Carrie Underwood: Storyteller.
R City:  What Dreams Are Made Of.
Sara Bareilles:  She Used to Be Mine.
Harry Connick, Jr.:  That Would Be Me.


Have You Heard?

American Music Award Winners:  One Direction, Carrie Underwood, Casting Crowns, and Calvin Harris are available for download from Freegal.

Country Music Award Winners:


Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees:  Available for download from Freegal are Nine Inch Nails, Chicago, Los Lobos, Cheap Trick, Deep Purple, Chaka Khan, Yes, and The J.B.'s.

Latin American Music Awards:  Freegal has just about all the winners!  Ricky Martin, Gloria Trevi, Daddy Yankee, Romeo Santos, Camila, Gente de Zona and Nicky Jam.


Lyric Opera of Chicago 2015-2016 Season

The Marriage of Figaro
The Merry Widow - Now playing: Overview and video clips.
Bel Canto
Der Rosenkavalier
Romeo and Juliet
The King and I

Special performances:

See Jane Sing:  A Musical-Comedy Cabaret by Jane Lynch
Placido Domingo and Ana Maria Martinez with Sir Andrew Davis in Concert
Dmitri Hvorostovsky in Recital


Click for a quick synopsis or libretto of some of the most popular operas!


Online Resources:

Rolling Stone



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