January 7, 2008 at 7:04 AM
So what finally drove me to download and buy some music? I’ve always liked Jacqueline du Pre’s performances of cello music. I read recently that she is especially well known and admired for her performance of Elgar’s Cello Concerto, which I don’t remember hearing. I checked my CD collection, and it wasn’t there. Next stop, amazon.com with sound samples. I found several CDs that were compendia of performances by du Pre, but I either have the other pieces on CD or don’t want to buy them. My course of action was clear: I simply downloaded (bought) the tracks of Jacqueline du Pre playing the Elgar Concerto. I’ve found my niche in the world of downloadable mp3s.
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