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Classical Bargain Box Sets

Discussion in 'classical' started by lordsummit, Sep 8, 2017.

  1. alanbeeb

    alanbeeb pfm Member

    I listen to other genres and sometimes contribute to the general music forum. But I'm unlikely to be looking for non-classical box sets. If people object to a separate thread for classical box-sets, then why are they content to have a separate classical forum? Surely that's more of a barrier to expanding discovery across genres?

    Not that I'm advocating it. I'd prefer it to be separate.
  2. herb

    herb music live

    Yep, I agree with that argument. I just like some music and putting it into categories confuses me....
  3. gustavm

    gustavm pfm Member

    Good point. Definitely a separate "Classical" thread is desirable, and the BBS thread is just a subset of this.
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    gustavm pfm Member

  5. Nic Robinson

    Nic Robinson Moderator

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  6. Todd A

    Todd A pfm Member

    Deutsche Harmonia Mundi has a 100 CD box set coming out next month. Amazon Germany currently has it on pre-order at €99,99. Amazon UK has the set up, but no price or availability yet.

    Amazon Germany link
  7. alanbeeb

    alanbeeb pfm Member

  8. clogman

    clogman pfm Member

  9. Nic Robinson

    Nic Robinson Moderator

  10. Todd A

    Todd A pfm Member

    Not in that guise - I have the 144 disc complete recordings box which I picked up for about $101.00 about four years ago - I mention it only because I sort of kick myself for only buying one when I could have bought several and sold the extras later at higher prices.

    The performances in the box you cite vary. The late career LvB with Barenboim is okay (the Sony folks should have included the superior cycle with Krips), but the rest is generally excellent and worth the outlay.
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