NEW YORK, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- To welcome the holiday season, Ariama.com, the groundbreaking new online classical music store from Sony Music Entertainment is teaming with Naxos to present a new digital-only exclusive collection of beautiful seasonal choral music, An Ariama Christmas, Volume I. For just $2.99, lovers of Baroque music will delight in works by Bach, Schutz, Charpentier, Scarlatti, and Corelli, as well as the special treat of Jakub Jan Ryba's gem, the Czech Christmas Mass. Altogether, Ariama and Naxos' Christmas choral collection is a sumptuous gift, or treat for yourself at a fabulous price. Complete track list and information can be found here.
To further satisfy your Yuletide yearnings, Ariama.com is offering an extra 20 percent off all holiday titles! http://www.ariama.com/features/holiday-titles-on-sale. Indulge in Editor's Pick new releases including Bryn Terfel's Carols and Christmas Songs (Deutsche Grammophon), Yo-Yo Ma's Songs of Joy and Peace (SONY MASTERWORKS) or Sir Simon Rattle and the Berlin Philharmonic's recording of The Nutcracker (EMI Classics). If new releases were not enough sparkling gems to choose from at this great discount, Ariama has compiled a play-list of twelve holiday albums to help set the perfect tone for your holiday festivities: http://www.ariama.com/lists/holiday-music/albums.
Ariama is THE destination for classical music during the holiday season and year round. The elegant site presently offers a growing catalog of more than 200 major and leading independent labels on a one-stop platform for purchasing CDs, high-quality MP3s and lossless digital downloads. Powerful search and discovery tools meet the specific needs of classical music, making the gift buying process thorough and enjoyable. For the avid classical music collector in your life, present a masterful package (and free shipping!) with The Mozart Edition: Complete Works (Brilliant), a box set of 170 discs. Or, tread off the beaten path with a plum idea for gamers and classical music fans alike, with piano megastar Lang Lang's Grand Turismo 5: The Complete Soundtrack (Sony Classical), a fitting homage to his love of racing and gaming. From finicky fans to first time adopters of the classical genre, Ariama boasts memorable gift options for everyone on Santa's list.
Ariama optimizes the online buying experience by combining this unrivaled convenience and choice for purchasing recordings with powerful new search and discovery tools designed specifically for the needs of classical music shoppers. The site's rich search function extends beyond the limited track/artist/album filter options and offers users the ability to browse and filter music by important elements like composition, period, instrumentation, conductor, ensemble, and soloist. For more information and to experience Ariama, visit www.ariama.com
About Sony Music Entertainment:
Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a current roster that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars. The company boasts a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. It is home to premier record labels representing music from every genre, including American Recordings, Arista Nashville, Arista Records, Battery Records, Beach Street Records, BNA Records, Columbia Nashville, Columbia Records, Day 1, Epic Records, Essential Records, Flicker Records, J Records, Jive Records, LaFace Records, Legacy Recordings, MASTERWORKS, Polo Grounds, RCA Records, RCA Nashville, RCA Red Seal, RCA Victor, Reunion Records, Roc Nation, Sony Classical, Sony Music Latin, Star Time International, Verity Gospel Music Group, and Volcano Entertainment. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.
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