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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000127.txt from 1995/01

From: "David B. Niethamer" <NIETHAMER@-----.BITNET>
Subj: Weber - Marriner
Date: Sun, 8 Jan 1995 00:19:21 -0500

On Wed, 4 Jan 1995, Neil Leupold wrote:

> First of all, since I work with record labels and distributors all the time,
> I have to point out that Michelle White could not have gotten the Andrew
> Marriner BMG recording of the Weber concerti from Polygram records. BMG and
> Polygram are completely different competing distributors. I'm familiar with
> the album in question, but can't remember off the top of my head whether it
> was released on BMG or on Polygram. Polygram distributes the three major
> labels Deutsche Grammophone, London, and Philips. BMG distributes ECM and
> RCA (all permutations: red seal, gold seal, Great Performances, etc.), among
> other major classical labels. Chances are you'll find the Marriner recording
> on RCA.

My copy of Weber/Marriner is on the Phillips label. I got it from BMG
Classical Music Service, and it has the notation "Mfd for BMG Direct
Marketing Inc. under liscence"

David Niethamer

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