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Re: [vox] RIAA-safe music
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Re: [vox] RIAA-safe music

On Wed, 2003-12-17 at 09:33, R. Douglas Barbieri wrote:
> Here is a nice tool for finding out if an album or recording has been
> released by a member of the RIAA:
> http://magnetbox.com/riaa/
> I am a classical music fan, and I have discovered a non-RIAA record
> label--Naxos. They are able to bring a full CD to market at prices that
> are reasonable. For example, I can get a recording of the Berlioz
> Requiem from Amazon for $11.99, a two disc set. The equivalent RIAA
> price would be more like $23.98.
> They also let you listen to every track (from the album [at a low
> bitrate, of course]) so you can determine if you like the recording. The
> bad news is that they are using windows media.
> Here's what I did to listen: I downloaded the .asx file (it's in XML
> format). I grabbed the "http" ref entry, then used wget to download that
> http link. I was able to play the .wm file using xine. :-)

Whoops. I forgot to post the link to Naxos' site: http://www.naxos.com .
You need to create an account with them before you can sample tracks.

R. Douglas Barbieri

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