[LINK] More on the Music Industry

Chirgwin, Richard Richard.Chirgwin@informa.com.au
Mon, 24 Feb 2003 14:55:41 +1000


I guess it's flamebait to say "see what the market wants", ie, if the world
needs a new one each year, then it will buy it without cross-subsidy?

<ducks head, returns to foxhole>
RC

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Danny Yee [mailto:danny@anatomy.usyd.edu.au]
> Sent: Monday, 24 February 2003 12:43
> To: Hans W. Groenewegen
> Cc: Robin Whittle; link@anu.edu.au; Michael Lean
> Subject: Re: [LINK] More on the Music Industry
> 
> 
> Hans W. Groenewegen wrote:
> > it takes a lot
> > more resources to make a top quality recording of Berlioz' 
> Requiem or
> > the complete Beethoven string quartets.
>  
> Most of the music I listen to is classical, but I am unconvinced
> that society needs fifty top quality recordings of Berlioz' Requiem
> (or any other piece), or that the world will end if a new one isn't
> released every year.
> 
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