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General Classical Music Discussion / Re: Purchases Today
« Last post by JBS on Today at 06:48:04 PM »
Which listing page is the main listing page, eh?

They generally put streaming first, then mp3, then CD last. There is simply no basis for saying the CD listing is the “main” page.

The lesson is that Amazon’s website has a shit design.

Are you searching through Google?  That seems to bring up the streaming page. But I mostly search through Amazon's  search box, which yields listings that give all three as alternates.

I suppose I should amend my statement to "click on the CD listing" before you check the Marketplace options.
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General Classical Music Discussion / Re: Purchases Today
« Last post by Madiel on Today at 06:39:17 PM »
Which listing page is the main listing page, eh?

They generally put streaming first, then mp3, then CD last. There is simply no basis for saying the CD listing is the “main” page.

The lesson is that Amazon’s website has a shit design.
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General Classical Music Discussion / Re: Purchases Today
« Last post by JBS on Today at 06:34:21 PM »
But you don’t need to have gone through “the page for that disc” in order to BUY that disc. Which is my point.

If you find the album and the first version you find is streaming or mp3, it is perfectly possible to click on the offer for buying various copies without ever encountering the Amazon CD page that says it is manufactured on demand. Trust me I checked.

And the page that lists all the new and used copies, including Amazon’s CD-R? Zero indication on THAT page that it’s a CD-R.

Amazon’s site design is frankly woeful in some areas. As an Australian you also won’t encounter proper warnings about what they won’t ship to Australia anymore until you try to check out your shopping cart.

The lesson therefore is always click on the main listing page.
 However, there certainly is no indication that the booklet is not included.

I once ordered an Arkiv CD-R by mistake through Amazon MP. (Via Arkivmusic's Amazon storefront)  They did include a photo offset of the original booklet.
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General Classical Music Discussion / Re: What are you listening to now?
« Last post by JBS on Today at 06:29:03 PM »
Second listen


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General Classical Music Discussion / Re: Purchases Today
« Last post by Madiel on Today at 06:26:43 PM »
Can I clarify - did you buy this from the US Amazon? Because on the page for that disc (on US amazon), it states quite clearly near the top of the page (right under the prices) that this disc is manufactured on demand. If you click on 'learn more' it says you'll get a CD-R with the artwork (makes no mention of the booklet). Now, if you buy a used product (perhaps this is what you got?), there is no way to know if you will get a used product or an old printed version. This is why I almost never buy used unless the price is sufficiently low to offset the risk (which practically means I never buy used either). Marco Polo is one of the brands you always have to look for this little notice (on Amazon at least).

But you don’t need to have gone through “the page for that disc” in order to BUY that disc. Which is my point.

If you find the album and the first version you find is streaming or mp3, it is perfectly possible to click on the offer for buying various copies without ever encountering the Amazon CD page that says it is manufactured on demand. Trust me I checked.

And the page that lists all the new and used copies, including Amazon’s CD-R? Zero indication on THAT page that it’s a CD-R. It’s simply listed as “New”.

Amazon’s site design is frankly woeful in some areas. As an Australian you also won’t encounter proper warnings about what they won’t ship to Australia anymore until you try to check out your shopping cart. 
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     I assault women just so I won't be accused of virtue signalling, which is worse and mush brained.

     Dept. Of Nonvirtue Signalling

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GMG News / Re: Bug report
« Last post by k a rl h e nn i ng on Today at 05:37:24 PM »
Well, not any more, I've lost 60 pounds... :)

8)

Outstanding!
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GMG News / Re: Bug report
« Last post by Gurn Blanston on Today at 05:13:14 PM »
Stout fellow!

Well, not any more, I've lost 60 pounds... :)

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General Classical Music Discussion / Re: Purchases Today
« Last post by springrite on Today at 05:00:45 PM »
Can I clarify - did you buy this from the US Amazon? Because on the page for that disc (on US amazon), it states quite clearly near the top of the page (right under the prices) that this disc is manufactured on demand. If you click on 'learn more' it says you'll get a CD-R with the artwork (makes no mention of the booklet). Now, if you buy a used product (perhaps this is what you got?), there is no way to know if you will get a used product or an old printed version. This is why I almost never buy used unless the price is sufficiently low to offset the risk (which practically means I never buy used either). Marco Polo is one of the brands you always have to look for this little notice (on Amazon at least).
I have purchased CD-R like this before, knowing that it's just CD-R with no libretto. I have La Favorita and recording of the premiere performance of Vanessa (Barber) that way.
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