It's a spot of good news, but the truth is that there is loads of great classical music readily available and free for the download:
The first is that the behemoth of online music stores, iTunes Store, is dropping DRM for all audio files. As of January 5, approximately 80% of the catalog is being released in iTunes Plus format (no DRM, and higher bit rates). By spring, the entire catalog will be DRM-free.
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