The library has a trial subscription to Naxos Video Library (NVL) until October 31st, 2011. The NVL contains more than 1290 full-length videos from 28 different publishing houses. The content includes classical music in large part (opera, ballet, theatre, jazz, concerts, competitions, documentaries, master classes, and lectures), but also includes feature films about religious figures and topics, an extensive series of films relating to geography and world monuments, Fine Arts, Musical Journeys (e.g., Beijing, Tuscany, Uzbekistan), and much more. Please let us know of your interest for this database at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Naxos Video Library’s Trial Access via: http://yale.naxosvideolibrary.com/
(Use VPN from Off-Campus)
More Information about the Database
Key features include:
> Over 1290 full-length videos, available anytime, anywhere
> Create custom clips: edit and add them to individual playlists
> Subtitles available in over 5 languages
> Search videos by category, role, composer, artist, production personnel, work, venue or festival
> Access pre-defined video chapters and other points of interest including individual arias and scene breaks
> View video as Full Screen, 2/3 Screen or 1/4 Screen
> Videos stream at 700 Kbps (standard quality) and 2 Mbps (high quality)
> Libretto/text included when available
> Compatible with both PC and Mac
Key information regarding software from the FAQ:
Q: What are the hardware and software requirements?
A: The following are the minimum system requirements for compatibility with Naxos Video Library. If your system exceeds these requirements, that is fine. Anything below the listed minimum requirements will not work.
Flash Version: Minimum 9.0.60. 10 recommended.
Browser: Internet Explorer 7+, FireFox 2+, Safari 2+, Chrome (any version with Flash support)
OS requirements: Any OS that can meet the browser and Flash requirements
Adobe Flash is the default player for Naxos Video Library. Please make sure you have Adobe Flash Player version 9 for MAC or version 10 for PC installed. You can find the latest version of Adobe Flash here:www.adobe.com/ap/products/flashplayer/
Q: In what format is the video streamed?
A: The video is streamed via Adobe Flash (at 700Kbps and 2Mbps depending on the type of subscription). To download the latest version of Adobe Flash, visit: http://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/
More information in the FAQ may be seen at http://www.naxosvideolibrary.com/page/FAQ/
Check out the library’s other music video databases at http://www.library.yale.edu/musiclib/video_db.htm