Classical World Ltd.

Life needs a soundtrack


Simplify your life, don't think about getting it, moving it, possessing it, carrying it - just listen on any internet device!

SPARC - our favourite acronym

- Social: Share the music in facebook and twitter
- Participative: Create playlists of music you love and write about it (internet mavens call it 'immersive')
- Accessible: Listen to all music on any device with a browser - better than ownership of a limited personal library
- Relevant: new relases, new music added every Monday
- Connected: Listen with your subscription on any device you wish

About Us provides the world's largest and most comprehensive specialist music service for Classical, Jazz & Blues and World music.

Customers enjoy ownership of music as downloads (MP3 in 192k high quality) or by subscription which includes unlimited listening (streaming at 128k, the same quality as downloads from iTunes) and selected free album downloads.

Complete information about the major recordings, composer biographies, and listening guides are provided. Sheet music is available for specialists to download.

Music is featured from over 1,300 labels and 750,000 tracks including many of the world's greatest artists and 3,290 composers. Downloads will play on iPods.

Users can easily build playlists, enjoy sharing them and add commentaries. The advanced Recommendation engine finds recordings each individual user will love. Charts are updated daily based on recordings our users buy and play.

For a small monthly subscription fee customers enjoy full access to the the entire musical world of these specialist genres, accessible from any computer anywhere in the world.


Our Values

We sell the highest quality music available
We care about our musical communities and our environment
We satisfy and delight our customers
We pay royalties to artists and labels
We create wealth through profits and growth

Our Management Team

Roger Press
Roger founded in 2000 with the objective of making our recorded cultural heritage available to the widest possible audience. For many years he was a pianist performing in the USA, UK and Europe ("Chopin's F minor Ballade featured confident, genuinely musical playing" New York Times, September 1987). To make the move into the business world he got an MBA from INSEAD, which is Europe's premier business school. From there he joined EMI where he won an EMMY Award as Executive Producer of "Itzhak Perlman in Russia" a TV show with CD spin off. He continued to work in video heading up the classical video division at PolyGram (now Universal) and worked in the Entertainment and Media consulting division of PricewaterhouseCoopers prior to founding He has built a team dedicated to producing the world's premier music service of cultural music.


Nick Reavill - Technology
Nick is a web application developer with ten years of experience as a programmer, designer and manager in Europe, Asia and the US. He managed the technology delivery platform for a major supplier of audio services to Museums around the world, which involved manufacture of consumer electronic devices and the management of data and IT services. The bulk of that experience has involved large, complex intranets designed and built from scratch, servicing small but voracious user groups. In 2008 Nick joined bringing his experience of intranets, extranets and other data based web sites.


Company Address
46 Eleanor Road
London N11 2QS
United Kingdom

Company number: 05318613

VAT Registration Number: 865 4926 81


Sales Office
18 Denbigh Road
London W11 2SN
United Kingdom


+44 20 8816 8848

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