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Bargain Box Sets

Discussion in 'music' started by merlin, Nov 14, 2013.

  1. Weekender

    Weekender pfm Member

    Mine is "Out for Delivery"
  2. Tony L

    Tony L Administrator

    Got my Richter box, looks a really nice thing, nice solid slip-case, good quality card sleeves many being gatefolds, booklet etc. Better than the average budget repackaging. Haven’t played any of it yet.
  3. Paul Mc

    Paul Mc pfm Member

    Arrived. Look's great.
  4. mjw

    mjw pfm Member

    Mine arriving Sunday apparently.
  5. Weekender

    Weekender pfm Member

    Delivered. What a bargain. Thanks to the OP.
  6. lsinclair

    lsinclair file under 'curmudgeonly'

    All very odd. I checked my order date - also 21/07. I got both the “we have no idea when” and “yes we do - tomorrow!” emails yesterday and it has now arrived.
  7. Andrewxyz

    Andrewxyz pfm Member

    Just had an email saying mine is on its way.
  8. droodzilla

    droodzilla pfm Member

  9. Citroen2CV

    Citroen2CV pfm Member

    Just got an email saying its shipped to New Zealand :)
  10. Vinniemac

    Vinniemac pfm Member

    Just had an email from Amazon saying the Richter set is out for delivery. Gobsmacked - never thought it would happen. Thanks again to the OP.
  11. irons1965

    irons1965 pfm Member

    Mine's on the delivery van too - Yes, another big Thanks to the OP!
  12. sp25

    sp25 pfm Member

    Richter set just arrived - another vote of thanks!
  13. windhoek

    windhoek pfm Member

    Great to hear there's a few of us who got the box set. Has anyone listened to any of the music yet?
  14. Lambros

    Lambros pfm Member

    Mine arrived today too. Thanks for the tip!
  15. Tony L

    Tony L Administrator

    I played a bit of the first CD and a bit of the last. Fairly rudementary mono on the earlier Columbia Masterworks album, but the piano and playing come across perfectly well, the audience applause, coughing fits (of which there are many) etc far less so. The last couple of albums are stereo and sound rather better, though I suspect it is a mono mic quite close on the piano and a couple of stereo mics for ambience ratger than a true stereo recording. Perfectly acceptable, but a good bit short of the proper Living Stereo the LSC prefix suggests. Quite surprised to find both Columbia and RCA albums in the same box, I guess it shows just how much of this stuff is owned by huge corporations these days. I also have this Complete DGG Solo/Concerto box and the two partner each other well.

    PS The Carnegie Hall box is a rather surprising release given the overlap with this Complete Album Collection box!
  16. PerF

    PerF Senior

    Same here
    Amazing !
  17. windhoek

    windhoek pfm Member

    Cheers Tony, it sounds like it might be the bargain of the century :)
  18. mjw

    mjw pfm Member

    Got mine and very pleased. As others have mentioned, we owe you our thanks for finding this. Which brings me on to, how did you do it? Is there a particular search you conduct or was it just a fluke shot?
    Thanks again
  19. DavidD

    DavidD pfm Member

    I think that it was just luck in spotting it, and good timing in posting here before the price was corrected.
  20. Vinniemac

    Vinniemac pfm Member

    Doesn't matter. Very well played. Got mine today and am enjoying it hugely. Thanks again.

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