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On Forbes: Sound Advice - How To Build A Classical Music Library For $100

Second installment of Forbes columns on Classical Music:

Last week, we wrote a column (“Two Cents About Classical Music For $100”) on some of the market- and technology-changes that affect this still growing, more-important-than-you-think niche in 21st century entertainment: classical music. The idea of building a classical music starter kit for $100 means we have to define price in an age where the very media of music consumption are in a permanent state of change. It also raises the question of what ownership of digital files actually means. We tackle some of these questions in upcoming columns, but first we present “the list.”...

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The list might be found rather too basic for ionarts readers, but it would be very interesting to know how you got started on classical music (what composers, what medium, what mode of introduction) and what you'd have others start on. If you just want to get to the list, skipping all the reading, go here.

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