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Decca Goes Down?

Posted at 11:39 AM on February 10, 2009 by Gillian Martin

Classical music critic (and habitual crank) Norman LeBrecht wrote last week that the legendary label Decca may be going out of business soon. "Barring a last-minute change of heart," he said, "the London-based music icon is going to be wiped off the map before Valentine's Day."

Well, time will tell. This story from today seems to contradict LeBrecht's scoop while it validates his lament about the label's current priorities.