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rows · This budget label, specializing in classical music, was introduced in as a subsidiary of Music For Pleasure Limited.. M any of its releases are reissues of EMI / His Master's Voice repertoire, and commonly show the original publishing date, which of course doesn't match the release date for the reissue (as required in the Discogs database). EMI. When the Classics for Pleasure series was launched in the Seventies, its purpose was to make modern recordings, often with younger artists, and to sell them at a quarter of the cost of a full-price disc. Now they’re appearing for the same money as other budget reissues, many of which boast performers more eminent than CfP could manage.

EMI Classics: Classics For Pleasure. The Classics for Pleasure series features top quality recordings of the most popular classical music, played by the best British artists and orchestras at budget prices. Classics for Pleasure soon became the first port of call for newcomers to classical music who appreciated the quality and affordability of the recordings and the new musical world that opened out before them. Indeed, an amazing number of music lovers say their first-ever classical LP was a Classics for Pleasure one!

EMI: Classics for Pleasure. Andrew Litton’s hard-driven London Philharmonic account, taped digitally a decade later, is also newly available on Classics for Pleasure (5 2). It’s fractionally cheaper, and also includes the usual highlights from GRIEG’s Peer Gynt, but Previn’s version has ardour, insight, and a wealth of orchestral. Aug 07,  · Classics for Pleasure (Harvest Book) [Michael Dirda] on gakulkarni.info *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is not your father’s list of classics. In these delightful essays, Pulitzer Prize winner Michael Dirda introduces nearly ninety of the world’s most entertaining books. Writing with affection as well as authority/5(21).