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  1. Also, in one of number of initiatives to encourage the top operatic stars of the day to record for the company, several of them were allowed to set the selling price. Thus you’ll find records by Dame Nellie Melba or Enrico Caruso, selling at a higher price than those of lesser artistes. The Gramophone Company’s strategy was quite obviously aimed at those with disposable income.

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