CLASSICAL NET SITE - HELPFUL FOR
BUILDING A CD COLLECTION - Includes Dave Lampson's basic collection list, and recommended recordings.
(08-28-04)- ClassicalCDGuide.com - is a Web site that recommends classical music recordings. There are lists of the Top 10 CDs and Top 20 CDs, and recommendations by composer, era, and genre. The site is extensive, and the reviews are detailed. Great for a beginner or someone looking to expand their collection! (Compact Discs category)
- a great site for typing in a bit of information and getting
complete information about almost any CD.
iClassics - Features several major classical music labels: Broadway Music, Decca, Philips, Deutsche Grammophon, and ECM. Commercial site has some nice features such as composers bios, and a glossary of classical music.
Sony Classical - Sony Classical provides many artist biographies, and other worthwhile information about its recordings. Because the label is such a major force in the music business, this one is useful and fun to browse.
NAXOS RECORDS offers
the classical repertoire on budget priced compact discs. Most of their CDs are
rated tops in quality for both performance and recording, and ranked among
the very best versions available. The price is around six dollars (U.S.) per disc.
The site also offers: Classical Music 'A - Z' and 'A - Z' of Opera; Composers' Bios
and their Works; an Artist Gallery; Music in Movies; a Glossary of Musical Terms; and a Classical
Music Start-Up Kit.
MARKETPLACE: E-MAIL, WEB PAGES AND
TOLL-FREE TELEPHONE NUMBERS. Great site for getting company web pages,
and contact information.
- "the Largest Single Source of Music Instruments, Records, Videos, CDs,
Books and Music On-line."
RECORD OUTLET - Place to browse for classical CD bargains, features
close-outs and deletions. And you can order from the web, by mail or by
RECORD LABELS ON THE
WEB Just click on one of the letters at the bottom of the page to navigate
this site, which has links to more than 4,300 record labels! If a label
you search for is not included, please send a suggestion on to the webmaster.
Dave Lampson includes MANY ONLINE CD STORES at his CLASSICAL NET CLASSICAL
MUSIC COMMERCIAL SITES. Categories include: Publications - Recording
Labels & Distributors - Retail/Mail Order & CD Clubs - Publishers
& Instrument Makers - Artist Management & Promotion - and General