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Announcement: Classical Music Library Signs Agreement with Amigos

Date: Mon, 14 Jun 2004 12:52:19 -0400
From: moira stone <moira@classical.com>

Classical Music Library Signs Agreement with Amigos

June 14, 2004

Classical Music Library is now available to Amigos member libraries via an
agreement signed between the Amigos Library Services, Inc. and Classical
International Inc.

The agreement, announced in May 2004, provides the Amigos� member
libraries in Arizona, Arkansas, California, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and
Texas with consortia subscription opportunities for Classical Music
Library, the world's first classical music listening service for

Amigos Library Services, Inc. is a nonprofit organization, started in
1974, dedicated to serving south-western libraries.  Today, Amigos is one
of the nation's largest library resource-sharing networks and a leader in
providing information technology to libraries. The Amigos membership
consists of over 800 libraries and cultural institutions which utilize
Amigos' comprehensive line of services, including cataloging, reference,
resource sharing, preservation, digital imaging, consulting, and training.

Jeff Downing, Amigos "A-Plus Member Discount Program Manager, noted,
"Amigos Library Services, Inc. is pleased to offer discounted pricing to
our members on subscriptions to Classical Music Library.  Amigos strives
to provide quality services at reasonable rates, and the Classical Music
Library is a welcome addition to our growing list of database offerings."

Janice Kuta, Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing for
Classical International, said, "This is a vital relationship for us.  We
are privileged to be working with Amigos and its member libraries.  Our
commitment is to provide institutions with the highest quality service
accessible in the library and remotely."

Winner of last year's TCA Awards' "Best New Effort" category, Classical
Music Library is the world's first classical music listening service for
libraries, benchmarked against the Music Library Association's listing of
essential sound recordings.  The service offers a continually growing
collection of 27,000-plus classical music tracks for listening, browsing,
and searching, as well as extensive reference materials and a suite of
tools designed for librarians and educators.


About Classical International Inc.

Since 2000, Classical International Inc. has provided educational music
services for libraries.  Its award-winning Classical Music Library,
designed for libraries and educators, allows users to listen to tens of
thousands of recordings while exploring its vast classical music reference
database.  The privately owned company, backed by SilverPlatter
Information founders B�la Hatvany and Ron Rietdyk, has offices in the US
and Europe.  

For more information call Classical International at 212-673-1812, 
e-mail press@classical.com, or visit www.classical.org

Or contact Amigos Library Services at 1-800-843-8482, 
or visit www.amigos.org

Moira Stone
Customer Service & Marketing Assistant
Classical International
222 East 46, NYC 10017
212.689.0536, ext 5#