Laurence Glavin wrote:
>Enough music from the CD was played to cause a run on Amazon
>to order the recording which at this very moment is NUMBER FOUR among
>all music CD's. Wow...do you think the honcho's at NPR will observe
>this phenomenon and conclude there actually IS a market for classical
>music on the radio?
I don't know about the honchos, but here is some good news for a change:
WGBH Classical Peformances Named Best of 2006 by iTunes
Here is some great news from WGBH in Boston:
The staff at iTunes has honored WGBH 89.7 FM's weekly classical
music podcast, "WGBH Classical Performances", as one of their
"Best of 2006". Available through iTunes and wgbh.org/classical,
the free weekly podcast features live performances by world-class
classical musicians and ensembles that have been recorded in
WGBH's Studio One. Along with WGBH 89.7's 24-hour all-classical
HD stream (www.wgbh.org/classical), the podcast has quickly
become a favorite of classical music listeners throughout the
world since its debut just nine months ago in April 2006. WGBH
Classical Performance was the only classical music podcast chosen
as an iTunes Best of 2006--Staff Favorites. The full list of the
iTunes Staff's Best of 2006 can be seen in the iTunes Store.
You can subscribe to their podcast in iTunes from
visit the WGBH classical page to subscribe with other programs.
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