Once you’ve been collecting music for a while, you will suffer from an abundance of riches: those 15 different versions of the Beethoven symphonies; those 5 complete sets of Bach cantatas; at some point, they will all become difficult to navigate and make playing any particular recording increasingly difficult.

It is for such times that an ‘overflow’ library is a good idea: a separate physical storage area on disk where you move your lesser-played recordings to as you come

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