Changes in the Recording Industry

Classical artists moving to ’boutique’ recording
CLARKE BUSTARD [Richmond Times-Dispatch, 20 Feb 05]
Over the past five years, just about everybody in my line of work (including me) has weighed in on the decline of classical-music recording.
Norman Lebrecht, the English critic and high-culture gadfly, went so far as to write the industry’s obituary last fall and begin compiling a retrospective list of its 100 greatest achievements. As of last week, his list was up to 23 discs. (It can viewed online at
The death notice is premature.
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