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Subject: Re: Everything Old is Old Again
From: Don <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Don <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Sun, 12 Aug 2018 13:13:10 -0600
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I tried to donate my recordings to UNM here but they said I had to deliver
them, they could not pick them up.  I thought the music school would be
interested but they could have cared less.
DonD

On Sun, Aug 12, 2018 at 12:33 PM Donald Levine <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Well, I was moving to Chicago from Long Island and couldn't take them with
> me.  I literally couldn't give them away.  Even Academy and Princeton were
> not interested.  My CD's were a different story - I took them with me, and
> most of them have been in about 60 bankers boxes since.  I can't give them
> away either - unless I get them back to NYC.  In Chicago and here in
> Phoenix where I am now, operatic and classical CD's are worthless.  No
> dealers are interested.  I will probably end up trying to donate them but
> even that is difficult.  No one wants them.  The younger generation
> downloads everything and since their hearing is usually gone by the time
> they are 21, they don't care about the audio quality either.    I just sold
> my high end and semi high end equipment and now use an older B & O
> Beosystem 2500, just turned 21.  I hope it lasts.
>
> Donald
>
> On Sat, Aug 11, 2018 at 9:44 AM Don <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>> I I never get rid of my LPs and they are still boxed up in my garage, at
>> least the ones that wound up on CD.  Those that never made it onto a CD I
>> still have on my shelves.  I even still have all of my laserdisc which I
>> bought at Tower around the US when they had those terrific sales on them
>> DonD
>>
>> On Sat, Aug 11, 2018 at 10:13 AM Olga Bourlin <[log in to unmask]>
>> wrote:
>>
>> > “Vinyl is back in a big way.
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > Music lovers who booted their record collections during the compact
>> disc’s
>> > approximately 15 year reign
>> > <
>> >
>> https://www.digitaltrends.com/features/the-history-of-the-cds-rise-and-fall/
>> > >
>> > are
>> > scrambling to replace their old favorites, even in the age of streaming.
>> > They can’t get enough of that warm analog sound
>> > <
>> >
>> https://www.oregonlive.com/music/index.ssf/2014/11/does_vinyl_really_sound_better.html
>> > >
>> > .
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > Can a wax cylinder <http://cylinders.library.ucsb.edu/history.php>
>> revival
>> > be far behind?....”
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> http://www.openculture.com/2018/08/obsolete-technology-thats-likely-remain-listen-modern-met-opera-stars-recording-wax-cylinders.html
>> >
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