Baroness Elisa and Synergy to Perform in St. Petersburg, Russia Monday June 6thWritten by Daniel J. Rowe
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Great musical theater songs Baroness has chosen for this charity theatrical event are dramatically intense, touching, witty, ironic, and just plain charming. Baroness Elisa, who has performed on world stages throughout Europe and Australia, noted, “It is an honor and privilege to perform for this noble and important cause”. The intimate three hundred seat Crest Theatre in Delray Beach provides a perfect theater venue where Baroness Elisa’s charisma and audience connection can thrive. The Crest Theatre is located at historic Old School Square, 51 North Swinton Ave., in downtown Delray Beach. Theater reviewers raved about Baroness’ show: “The slender red-headed ingénue melts hearts of audiences. She is in every sense of word a beautiful woman, earthy, gentle, and comfortable with herself, and in touch with her audience. The Baroness is joined her talented musical director, husband, and Baron, Peter Gerolymatos on piano.” Ticket prices are affordably priced at $50 and may be purchased on internet through Ticketweb at www.ticketweb.com or by calling 866-468-7630.
Contact Information: Daniel Rowe Drowe@baronesselisa.com
Crest Theatre Media Contact: Melissa Carter email@example.com 561-243-7922
Interested in Improving the Sound of Your Stereo? Consider RecordsWritten by Charles Essmeier
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of this reissued product comes in form of high-quality, limited edition LP pressings that often carry premium prices of up to $50 per title. Why are records continuing to sell while new formats fail?
There are several reasons why records are outselling new, “superior” digital disc formats:
Format wars. Like VHS vs. Beta in 1970’s, SACD and DVD-A formats are largely incompatible. While players have been introduced that will play either one, most players play either one format or other. Worse, neither one will play on a traditional CD player. You must replace your player to play either one.
Multichannel sound is difficult to use and requires purchasing new amplification equipment. SACD and DVD-A both have multichannel capabilities, but neither format’s players have digital outputs. Both must be connected to amplifiers or receivers with special SACD or DVD-A analog inputs.
Most of music fans who preferred sound of records to compact discs still prefer sound of records to either SACD or DVD-A. Most will agree that while new formats sound better than compact discs, unique “digital” sound of compact discs is still there.
Many listeners aren’t interested in sound quality. Arguments can always be made about sound of compact disc vs records vs SACD vs DVD-A, but millions of consumers are content to listen to music in MP3 format on portable players. MP3 format is inherently inferior in sound quality to all of other formats, but MP3 players are selling as fast as companies can make them.
The day will never come when records again become dominant music format. The convenience of portable players for CD, SACD, and DVD-A discs and MP3 files outweighs advantages in sound quality that records offer over those formats. Nevertheless, it appears that a small but steady market for records remains very real, and that that market exceeds that of new “improved” SACD and DVD-A formats, which will probably soon go way of forgotten Elcassette, Minidisc, and 4 track tape formats of past.
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