$9.99 for 99 Beethoven Tracks

Pretty good deal. And Mastered for iTunes.

Here’s something new, too. At least with this album, Mastered for iTunes is declared in the metadata:

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EMI Classics has been making a BIG DEAL about Mastered For iTunes. I assume that’s because classical listeners are still picky about lossy downloads. But this model works pretty well for classical music because it’s much less expensive to produce a 99-track download than it would be to make a box set of eight CDs.

Another stickler—grouping data isn’t filled out. I like being able to do this:

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