Harmonia Mundi (France) is an independent music record label founded in 1958 by Bernard Coutaz in Arles (south of France). Arles (aʁl̥ Provençal Occitan: Arles in both classical and Mistralian norms is a City in the south of France, This article is about the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic France topics. The Latin phrase means "world harmony".
Its catalog is essentially devoted to classical music, and through the World Village label to world music. The term world music includes Traditional music (sometimes called Folk music or roots music of any culture that are created and played by indigenous musicians
Harmonia Mundi (USA) is a branch of Harmonia Mundi (France).