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Topic: Downloading music  (Read 1917 times)

Offline donjuan

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Downloading music
on: April 19, 2004, 07:39:18 AM
Hi everybody!
everywhere you look, there are places to download pop, rock, blablabla,,,,, but there are very few sites where I can download classical music.  Can anyone suggest a site where I can download live performances? (Not Midis)

pls no one suggest www.classicalarchives.com - the only music u can download is MIDI.....and it sucks.

Offline DarkWind

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Re: Downloading music
Reply #1 on: April 19, 2004, 07:57:48 AM
www.kunstderfuge.com
www.naxos.com (sign up for free, well worth it)
www.karadar.com

Those are the only ones that come to my mind.

Offline MzrtMusic

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Re: Downloading music
Reply #2 on: April 20, 2004, 12:01:27 AM
If you go to www.realrhapsody.com and sign up, you can get a quite large selection of pretty much every genre of music. It does cost $10 (USD) per month, but I've found it to be well worth that!

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Sarah
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Offline thomas_williams

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Re: Downloading music
Reply #3 on: April 23, 2004, 12:06:40 AM
Check out www.classical.com.  I'm not very familiar with the site-- haven't visited it much-- but I think you can download actual recordings there.
It's GREAT to be a classical musician!

Offline aileigc

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Re: Downloading music
Reply #4 on: April 29, 2004, 06:56:42 PM
Funny, for me is quite the opposite. I can find almost all the classical music I want, it's the pops that are more difficult. But then, perhaps I'm not so learned to search for really exotic classical music and so I merely want that that every site has.
Still, try

Werner Icking Music Archive (don't recall the link. Search for it),
plus
Free Sheet Music Guide
The Chopin Files
Partitions de Metronimo
or in general any search "Free sheet music". Odds are they'll have lots of classics at the fore.

Alex

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Re: Downloading music
Reply #5 on: April 29, 2004, 06:58:02 PM
Sorry, I misread your mail. I'm so much more interested in sheet music than hearing that I was conditioned. Well, you're right, but I never wanted to download classical music anyway. It's not that expensive, here. Compared to pops, that is.

Alex

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Re: Downloading music
Reply #6 on: April 29, 2004, 07:04:33 PM
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Sorry, I misread your mail. I'm so much more interested in sheet music than hearing that I was conditioned. Well, you're right, but I never wanted to download classical music anyway. It's not that expensive, here. Compared to pops, that is.

Alex


Still, let me add, the last time I looked (which admittedly was more than 1 year ago), Classicalmusicarchives has a fair section of recorded music which, although you can not download, you can listen to with a limit on the number of times per day. It's not perfect, but I've listened many times to Liszt's 2nd Rhapsodhy there and I loved it.

Alex
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