I like Pandora a lot and listen to it daily. For me, the $5/mth for no ads is worth it. However, the issue of variety in classical music is still an issue. I enjoy "Bach to rock" and will shuffle at random 5 stations from my collection. When a general classical station (such as an orchestra) is selected, you can count on the same 3 or 4 tracks from 19th/20th century Russian composers not only making an appearance but will repeat in the course of a couple of hours (they are not 'thumbed" and they won't even be performed by the orchestra of the station selected). The genre is way too great, rich, and varied to have to hear principal theme from Swan Lake more than one time in a session, not to mention the recorded output from orchestras like the Berlin Phil or the San Francisco Symphony. Using the "deep cut" mode when listening to a single station works but doesn't seem to affect the station if it's in a shuffle mix.
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