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Telarc Releases The Never Ending Waltz in 5.1 Super Audio CD Surround Sound

Telarc’s latest Surround Sound Super Audio CD release is a collection of 45 waltzes performed by Erich Kunzel and the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra. The new SACD titled The Never Ending Waltz was released to music stores on both Super Audio CD and CD Audio disc on the same day, becoming the label’s latest “day and date” title. (In the last few years, most of Telarc’s Super Audio CD releases have been “day and date” releases).

Telarc also has two more Surround Sound Super Audio CDs slated for release in late November. These two will wrap up the label’s SACD activity in 2006. Here’s further information on the new Cincinnati Pops Orchestra SACD as well as the two upcoming SACDs from Telarc. read more…

14 Genesis Albums Coming to 5.1 Super Audio CD Surround Sound

14 Genesis Albums Coming to 5.1 Super Audio CD Surround Sound

Earlier today EMI and their Virgin Records label in Europe announced that they plan to bring 14 classic albums by Genesis to 5.1 Super Audio CD discs next year. The Genesis Remastered Series SACDs will be released as double disc packages with each album consisting of a Hybrid Layer Surround Sound Super Audio CD (SACD Surround Sound, SACD Stereo and CD Stereo mixes) and a separate DVD Video disc. read more…

CEDIA 2006: Cary Audio Introduces Second High Resolution Audio Player

CEDIA 2006: Cary Audio Introduces Second High Resolution Audio Player

CEDIA 2006: Cary Audio has announced that they will be introducing their second High Resolution Audio Disc player, the DVD 8 All Format Disc Player, at next week’s CEDIA Home Theater Show. The CEDIA show will be held at the Denver Convention Center from September 13 – 17, 2006. read more…

Chesky Unleashes The First Two New York Sessions Jazz Surround Sound SACDs

Chesky Unleashes The First Two New York Sessions Jazz Surround Sound SACDs

Chesky Records has released two new Surround Sound Super Audio CDs to kick off their New York Sessions “Hi Def Jazz” Series. The initial releases which Chesky describes as being “unleashed” in August are Manhattan by the David Hazeltine – George Mraz Trio with Billy Drummond and Structures by John Abercrombie and Eddie Gomez with Gene Jackson. read more…

Arkiv Music Sale Offers Albany Super Audio CDs for $9.99 Each

Arkiv Music Sale Offers Albany Super Audio CDs for $9.99 Each

ArkivMusic.Com is offering Super Audio CDs from Albany Records for only $9.99 each through Sunday, September 10th at Midnight. The offer also includes the balance of the label’s catalog as well. This is a savings of $7 per disc. read more…

Linn Records Presents The Super Audio Surround Collection

Linn Records has released their third Super Audio CD Sampler entitled The Super Audio Surround Collection, Volume 2. The new Surround Sound SACD features 17 selections from the Linn Records Super Audio CD catalog which now consists of 59 SACD releases and three SACD samplers. read more…

Capri Releases Mark Masters Ensembles Tribute to Gary McFarland in SACD Stereo

A tribute to the music of Gary McFarland is the latest Hybrid Stereo Super Audio CD release from Capri Records. Entitled Wish Me Well: Reflections on Gary McFarland, the album is presented by the American Jazz Institute and finds a host of jazz stars playing arrangements of McFarland’s music done by Mark Masters. read more…

Dai Kimura and Andrew York Partner in California Breeze Stereo SACD from Japan

Japanese Guitarist Dai Kimura has teamed up with Andrew York on a Hybrid Stereo Super Audio CD from Sony Music Japan International. California Breeze is Kimura’s fourth album and the third that Sony Music Japan has released as a Stereo SACD. read more…

Universal Music Adds Moody Blues and Al Di Meola to SACD Release List for September

Super Audio CDs from the Moody Blues and Al Di Meola headline a series of Surround Sound SACDs scheduled for release by Universal Music Group and the record labels they distribute in September. The new entries bring to 12 the number of new Super Audio CDs that Universal Music and the labels it distributes will be bringing to the market in the months of August through October. read more…

Chesky Announces Plans to Move to An All Super Audio CD Release Schedule in 2007

David Chesky, the owner of Chesky Records, has announced plans to convert the New York-based audiophile label’s releases to Single Inventory Super Audio CDs starting in August 2007. The news comes on the heels of the label’s new New York Sessions series of Jazz recordings which will be released as Hybrid Layer Surround Sound SACDs starting this month on August 15th. read more…

Cala Records Releases Relaxing SACD Surround Sound Music With Baby Cello Album

U.K. based Cala Records has released an album of relaxing music entitled Baby Cello as a Surround Sound Super Audio CD. Baby Cello features 13 instrumental selections that are performed by the London Cello Orchestra – a group of 24 Cello Players from well known orchestras based in the U.K. read more…

Soundtrack from The Punisher Comes to Super Audio CD

The Soundtrack from The Punisher has been released as a 5.1 Surround Sound Super Audio CD. This new SACD release comes from Perseverance Records, a small record label based in Burbank, California that is dedicated to issuing movie soundtracks in CD – and now SACD disc formats. read more…

Chesky New York Sessions Jazz SACDs to Begin Appearing in August

Chesky Records is launching a new series of Super Audio CD releases that will begin appearing in music stores in August. Titled the “New York Sessions”, the releases will be taken from recording sessions at the St. read more…

Sinatra Big Band Tribute with John Pizzarelli Arrives in SACD Surround Sound

Telarc’s July Super Audio CD release is the long-awaited Big Band Tribute to the songs of Frank Sinatra. The new album entitled Dear Mr. Sinatra is the first album recorded with the Super Audio Center’s 32 Track Sonoma Direct Stream Digital (DSD) Workstation. read more…

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