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Re: The Record Labels Resources Thread
« Reply #100 on: April 22, 2015, 03:32:45 AM »
FYI I just got a letter from PENTATONE informing me that from now on they should always be referred to in all-caps as PENTATONE rather than PentaTone.

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« Reply #101 on: April 22, 2015, 03:37:06 AM »
From now on, I want you all to call me "Loretta" . . . .
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« Reply #102 on: July 23, 2016, 10:15:10 AM »
I second Zig Zag Territories. Every disc I've purchased has had wonderful playing and exemplary sound.







and a few others.

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Re: The Record Labels Resources Thread
« Reply #103 on: July 23, 2016, 03:27:53 PM »
I second Zig Zag Territories. Every disc I've purchased has had wonderful playing and exemplary sound.





and a few others.

Not to mention the frequently encountered original artwork, like on this Mozart disk which is a treasury of it!

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Re: The Record Labels Resources Thread
« Reply #104 on: July 24, 2016, 05:04:16 AM »
CHANDOS is playing with their site.  It's in 'beta' right now.
I get a lot of '404 errors' even with caches of the old site.
Anyway:

            http://www.chandos.net/betalog

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« Reply #105 on: July 24, 2016, 12:32:17 PM »
I'll be glad when Chandos finishes their site. It looks quite nice.
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Re: The Record Labels Resources Thread
« Reply #106 on: August 30, 2016, 01:36:09 AM »
The new Chandos site is online
http://www.chandos.net/home
Quite an improvement from the old one

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Re: The Record Labels Resources Thread
« Reply #107 on: August 30, 2016, 02:50:58 AM »
I second Zig Zag Territories. Every disc I've purchased has had wonderful playing and exemplary sound.



Thirded. But of course Zig Zag is no more ... or rather: It's now all Alpha... part of the mothership (Outhere)'s cleanup.

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Re: The Record Labels Resources Thread
« Reply #108 on: September 06, 2016, 06:26:50 AM »
It looks like Chandos have totally redone their website and are selling other labels (and downloads from other labels). But what REALLY interested me - they appear to have all the booklets to accompany the discs to even the non-Chandos labels. I don't know how far it extends, but I checked a disc from BIS, Naxos and Halle, and all three had the booklet! I can't find booklets on the Naxos website (just the back cover) so this is a major resource for those of us looking for them. I may post this elsewhere as this thread doesn't get much action.
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Re: The Record Labels Resources Thread
« Reply #109 on: May 24, 2017, 09:18:26 AM »
Here is a rather obscure label that has some interesting stuff, especially the electronic music collections. It's Bvhaast records.

http://www.willembreukerkollektief.com

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Re: The Record Labels Resources Thread
« Reply #110 on: May 29, 2019, 03:55:41 PM »
When and why did Brilliant Classics change from super cheap licensed reissues of old stuff to super cheap new releases of obscure Italian conservatory musicians?

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« Reply #111 on: May 29, 2019, 04:33:45 PM »
When and why did Brilliant Classics change from super cheap licensed reissues of old stuff to super cheap new releases of obscure Italian conservatory musicians?

They were  doing the obscure Italian musicians stuff when I started buying at Borders....
Poking into my order history at Arkivmusic, I ordered these two in June 2011, within a couple of months of starting to order online.  I had started buying the Boccherini series at Borders, I think.

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« Reply #112 on: May 29, 2019, 10:56:56 PM »
They had been mixing in (not always) obscure Dutch and occasionally German, central/eastern European and Italian musicians/ensembles already around 2000 when their catalogue was still dominated by licensed reissues. E.g. Klara Würtz on piano, van Belder and Borgstede for harpsichord stuff, Leusink for the Bach cantatas etc.
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