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Jim Tavegia
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Check out the Dallas Symphony Orchestra Website. Very nicely done with music in the background when it opens (isn't that what it is about) and great sound clips to audition. This is they way it should be done. Now just add some FLAC downloads At $5.99 and I'm in.
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Hi, Jim.

That link gives us a glance at future.

In five years I'll be listening to a live lossless stream from the Dallas Symphony one night, and the NYP the next.

The future really is going to be kind to classical music.

We'll be so busy listening to "live" performances that we may not need to buy software!

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We'll be so busy listening to "live" performances that we may not need to buy software!

Only if you assume the streams are going to be free.

Kal

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We'll be so busy listening to "live" performances that we may not need to buy software!

Only if you assume the streams are going to be free.

Kal

Right you are. I meant that we'd have less need to keep pre-recorded music on hand.

Imagine how cheap the streams could be if on any given night 25,000 people were willing to pay for streaming access.

Say four bucks for a night at the symphony...that's a hundred grand to the orchestra. Do that once a week and you're talking 5 mil per year to help keep the place afloat.

Heck, let the listeners keep the recording as a keepsake to help build libraries and interest!

Put the sound into 7.1 or whatever and then put it on a flat screen TV on the wall and we'd create a new generation of classical fanatics!

I honestly think one of the biggest problems with classical music's popularity is that it is perceived as being hard to access.

Think of how public schools could use that, with a quick symphony during lunch in the cafeteria or using the music to accompany a bit of music appreciation.

Really, classical is coming back, I tells ya!

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We'll be so busy listening to "live" performances that we may not need to buy software!

Only if you assume the streams are going to be free.

Kal


I not only completely agree but I am rooting for this. As the B&M outlets recede from the market, niche markets, like classical, will find new streams.

Kal
Right you are. I meant that we'd have less need to keep pre-recorded music on hand.

Imagine how cheap the streams could be if on any given night 25,000 people were willing to pay for streaming access.

Say four bucks for a night at the symphony...that's a hundred grand to the orchestra. Do that once a week and you're talking 5 mil per year to help keep the place afloat.

Heck, let the listeners keep the recording as a keepsake to help build libraries and interest!

Put the sound into 7.1 or whatever and then put it on a flat screen TV on the wall and we'd create a new generation of classical fanatics!

I honestly think one of the biggest problems with classical music's popularity is that it is perceived as being hard to access.

Think of how public schools could use that, with a quick symphony during lunch in the cafeteria or using the music to accompany a bit of music appreciation.

Really, classical is coming back, I tells ya!

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Re: Dallas Symphony

Buddha, I hope you are right!

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