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Harmonia Mundi (France)
- "Harmonia Mundi" is also the title of a track on Mike Oldfield
Michael Gordon Oldfield is an English multi-instrumentalist musician and composer, working a style that blends progressive rock, folk, ethnic or world music, classical music, electronic music, New Age, and more recently, dance. His music is often elaborate and complex in nature...
's Music of the Spheres
Music of the Spheres is an album by English musician Mike Oldfield, released in the United Kingdom on 17 March 2008. New Zealand soprano Hayley Westenra is the featured vocalist on "On My Heart", and the album also features Chinese pianist Lang Lang on six tracks.The album, Oldfield's second album...
is an independent music record label founded in 1958 by Bernard Coutaz
Bernard Coutaz was a French musical publisher, founder of the Harmonia Mundi label....
Arles is a city and commune in the south of France, in the Bouches-du-Rhône department, of which it is a subprefecture, in the former province of Provence....
(south of France
The French Republic , The French Republic , The French Republic , (commonly known as France , is a unitary semi-presidential republic in Western Europe with several overseas territories and islands located on other continents and in the Indian, Pacific, and Atlantic oceans. Metropolitan France...
). The Latin phrase means "world harmony".
Its catalogue is essentially devoted to classical music, and through the World Village label to world music
World music is a term with widely varying definitions, often encompassing music which is primarily identified as another genre. This is evidenced by world music definitions such as "all of the music in the world" or "somebody else's local music"...
Harmonia Mundi (USA) is a branch of Harmonia Mundi (France).
- The classical label Deutsche Harmonia Mundi is not related to Harmonia Mundi (France) and belongs to Sony BMG.