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Re: Future of CDs

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Frank Strauss <[log in to unmask]>

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Sat, 24 May 2014 18:23:42 -0400

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I very much agree with what Dennis says.  I have a decent sound system in
the car; I can listen to SiriusXM, full res CD's and mp3 at 320.  When
hurtling down the highway there is not much noticeable audible difference
amongst the formats.  The two classical channels and the Met opera give a
pretty good assortment of music, certainly not all baroque, and they don't
have to worry about station identification on the hour and half hour. We
often listen to the old time radio channel on a road trip, and we know that
during the journey, except for a rare outage when going under an overpass,
the program will play uninterrupted, with no need to find another station.
I live in an area that has a dedicated classical FM station.  This station
plays a great deal of program music, very seldom a whole symphony or other
long work.  If I hear the Moldau again, it will be too soon.  The thing
that is most irritating is the station's constantly asking for money and
running 10 second commercials, holding my ears hostage while they do it.  I
used to be a big time supporter, but no more.  They said I shouldn't listen
if I'm not going to pay, and I agreed with them-I hardly listen to them any
more. I have multiple sources of music at home, where I can listen to what
I wish to. They are killing themselves.  If FM classical is to stay on the
air, they are going to have to find a better model for financing it.  I
think that is a huge IF.


On Sat, May 24, 2014 at 5:15 PM, Dennis Rooney <[log in to unmask]>wrote:

> Another view of SiriusXM. I had it installed in March, specifically to try
> out on my drive North on I-95 to New York. It passed with flying colors and
> was my companion for all 1,300 mi. I would not dispute John Haley's
> complaints about its technical qualities; however, in an automobile
> traveling at 80mph the compression is very welcome and the bandwidth is
> more than adequate for the conditions. What SiriusXM in the car also
> achieves is a way to travel long distances without the need to keep
> searching for the next NPR affiliate and -- especially in the South --
> avoiding the endless God stations and purveyors of right-wing politics and
> overall benightedness. I found the situation so satisfactory that I was
> never tempted to seek NPR programs. The same situation obtained on my drive
> to Chapel Hill and from there to return to Florida. Frankly, whatever its
> shortcomings, the service is another nail in the coffin of classical FM
> radio.
>
> DDR
>
>


-- 
Frank B Strauss, DMD

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