Thanks for the tip; I was under the impression that complete operas were pretty
rare on LP. Obviously wrong! If you care to, can you send me an "essential
discography"? Offlist, of course!
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On 11/5/2003 at 10:36 PM Jim Couch wrote:
>Check eB*y Earl, there are a ton of complete operas listed and going
>for peanuts! Most of them are in mint condition as well. You can also
>often times find them in used record stores if they have any classical
>selection at all. Estate sales are also a good place to find old opera
>stuff, again for peanuts I have roughly 30 complete operas on LP that I
>purchased within the last 3 or 4 years.
>Earl Dunbar wrote:
>>Agreed on the convenience. I still invest in LPs both because of the
>audio quality, and I can get good discs pretty cheaply. Some haven't been
>transferred to CD.
>>I am about to go on an opera binge, so it will probably be CD for that.
>Not much available on LP, unless you count collections of arias, etc.
>>A good (read: not cheapo) CD player (and SACD) and well-produced CDs can
>sound non-fatiguing. But most people don't own those.
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