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I just went over to their site.I had no idea who they were,to me Archiv means them  silver label DGG Lps.I was browsing through their DVDs,and I see a bunch I would like to buy,but it really would add up,and I don't have the money.The retail store is dead.Long live the web.This is not news.What's this with The King's Singers ? There are 100s of their CDs on eBay,at $1.99-$5.99 a pop,with no takers.


                                     Roger

Rod Stephens <[log in to unmask]> wrote: I just got an email from Arhiv entitled,

> EMI Joins the ArkivCD Program at ArkivMusic

I'm not trying to sell any of the CDs mentioned, but I thought the way 
they're now reissuing "albums" with liner notes, etc. and such  is 
pretty good plus it looks they are now burning individual CD on 
request.   Here are some of the quotes:

> A big part of ArkivMusic 's mission is 
> to reissue thousands of out-of-
> print classical recordings, and it continues apace with today's
> announcement welcoming the legendary EMI Classics 
>  label to the
> ArkivCD * catalog.

> The vaults of EMI are filled with treasures representing some of the
> greatest artists and performances ever recorded. We're thrilled to
> present the first 200 releases from EMI 
>  and Virgin Classics 
> , available
> once again, including long-unavailable titles from such artists as Sir
> Adrian Boult, Sir Thomas Beecham, Leopold Stokowski, Beverly Sills,
> Kiri Te Kanawa, Itzhak Perlman, and some especially rare titles from
> the ever-popular King's Singers 
> .

> Of course, with so many more titles available and to come, we are
> barely scratching the surface.
>
> Also noteworthy is that many of the latest ArkivCD titles now come
> (by popular demand!) with liner notes and disc artwork. These discs
> do take more time to produce, however, so please allow 2-3 days after
> an order is placed for shipment to occur.

> *An ArkivCD is a reissue of an out-of-print or otherwise generally
> unavailable recording. It is produced by ArkivMusic and fully
> authorized by the original record label. The music on the disc is
> exactly the same as the original and has not been processed or altered
> in any way. The cover art, spine, and back cover are faithfully 
> reproduced
> though slightly modified. All ArkivCDs are made from high-quality CD-R
> media that will play in most modern CD players.


       
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