Editorial for December 2013
Published on December 1, 2013
Naxos Distributors are offering three 50-CD legacy boxed sets of recordings from three of their labels this month as our drawing/ giveaway. They are from the Teldec, Erato and Das Alte Werke classical labels and have been painstakingly compiled to represent some of their most highly-regarded recordings. They are beautifully packaged with complete notes and retail on Amazon for $210 each box. For a complete list of all selections in all three boxes, go here for Teldec, here for Erato and here for DAW. To be eligible, just register this month via our simple non-intrusive form, and we won’t share your email address. The three winners will be listed in this space next month.
Here are the three winners of the Pure Audio Blu-ray and CDs historical set of BRITTEN’S War Requiem – our November drawing:
George Witterschein, Mendham, NY
Peter Barach, Cleveland Heights, OH
Carl H. Albright, Geneva, IL
Congratulations to all three!
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