Questions tagged [cd]

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Country music compilation with the song “Country roads”?

I'm looking for a country music classics compilation CD that has the song "Take me home country roads" by John Denver. I couldn't find one on Google, and was hoping someone here would know of such. A ...
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Identifying kalpana swaram ragam in the RTP by Ganesh and Kumaresh in *Samarpanam*

The Carnatic violin duo Ganesh and Kumaresh released an album titled Samarpanam in 1999, Shruthilaya Audio Recording, in which they play 6 songs. The fourth is a Ragam Tanam Pallavi ("Isai kelada") in ...
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In which ragams do Ganesh and Kumaresh play kalpana swarams for the pallavi in *Shantham*?

The Carnatic violin duo Ganesh and Kumaresh released a 2-disc album titled Shantham in 2002, Shruthilaya Audio Recording. The first track of disc 2 is a pallavi ("Un tiruvadi en gati") in the ragam ...
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What is the “MT” sound storage medium?

So on a 1986 Japanese CD I recently bought, there is mention of different formats of another album from the same series (see 1). I see the catalog numbers of the LP, the CD, and something they call MT....
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Catalog/index CDs using their label barcodes

I have some boxes and crates full of CDs that I would like to catalog. I don't want to rip them or otherwise use their contents, just catalog them. Most of them have a bar code on the jewel case. I ...
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Can the warm sound of vinyl be recorded onto CD?

I've read a lot about vinyl sounding "warmer" than CD. What happens if you use (high quality) equipment to record the output of a record player onto a CD? Does the warmth get lost, because the CD ...
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Why is Metallica's “Hardwired… to Self-Destruct” issued on two CDDAs?

"Hardwired... to Self-Destruct" comes on two CDDAs, but entire length of music on these two could fit on single CDDA (37:10 and 40:18 makes 77:28). I haven't noticed any obvious difference between ...
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Who designed and approved the easily broken jewel case hinge?

CD jewel boxes most often break at the corners, on the protruding hinge ends. It's a very obvious weak spot in the box. Was anyone at Philips fired over this? How did such a poorly planned design make ...
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how to replace the inner springs of a cardboard sleeve CD case?

the plastic springs in the center of CD cases can break, and when a couple of them are gone, the CD will fall out of place. regular jewel boxes have a removable tray which can be replaced; cardboard ...
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How do you sort your CDs?

All my music is on CD. What's the best way to sort the shelf of CD boxes so I can find what I'm after quickly? By artist? By album title? What do you do with compilation CDs? As the collection grows ...
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Are there any resourceful sites for finding album booklet scans? [closed]

I've been searching for a while now and haven't had any luck finding a site that's: Frequently updated Posts an entire album booklet vs. front/back or partial scans Aside from purchasing the album ...
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How should I efficiently discover, collect, store and access new music in 2015?

Always been a huge music fan (of the stored terabytes variety). But I suspect my methods went out of date around 2008 (rip my CDs, rip friends' CDs, otherwise get hands on mp3s, rename everything ...
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How many songs are already been pressed on cd (or vinyl) of all time in the world? [closed]

How many different songs are already been pressed on CD (or vinyl) of all time in the world ? Are there any estimations ?
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Why does a clean nylon-guitar appear to be chorussed, on a cassette player?

I just bought an album which is in a compact cassette format, folk band, consist of vocals, clean acoustic-nylon guitar, double-bass, and a drum/cajon. I have the CD format too. But when I hear the ...
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When is the SAMA 21 CD coming out?

When is the 21st South African Music Awards Nominees CD coming out? The winners were announced in March this year already (2015).
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Whatever happened with InstantLive technology?

Some 10 years ago, Clear Channel attempted to grab an even larger market share by offering InstantLive CDs. However, I've never seen or heard of one at any show I've ever been to. Did this ...
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Multi-channels for audio standard

The audio format commonly found for CD's (and older LP's as well) is the classic stereo (two channels: left & right). For the video, the standards was stereo in the begining (perhaps mono even) ...
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When music goes “out of print”, do the writers/performers still hold their copyright?

I was wondering about out-of-print music and how it comes back in print. Do the writers still retain their copyrights? Who determines when a record/CD will go out of print, and who makes it ...
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Audio CD with PC-application/other content

I remember putting some audio CD in the computer a long time ago, and there was extra content in form of videos, as well as an interactive application (maybe flash based). I think Ed Hunter - Iron ...
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How to check if a CD is copy protected?

When having a music CD in my hands, how can I check if it has a copy protection? (i.e., I’m in a store and can’t consult online sources) In my country it’s not allowed to circumvent a copy protection ...
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Code on Japanese CDs

All my music CDs from Japan have a code printed on the back (and sometimes also on the disk or the booklet). It seems to start with capitalized letters and to end with numerals. For example, my ...
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What is the name for a track hidden before the CD content?

If I rewind the track 1 of the debut album by The Music, I can get to track 0. To play this hidden track I need to rewind until I reach its beginning; I found no other way to access it. Is there a ...