That said, I don't think the state of pop/rock is too bad, once you look outside the major labels' offerings. To put it in an area I know a little about, I just finished Michael Harvey's "The Fifth Floor" without once feeling like I was reading an echo of Chandler or Ross McDonald, or having that "it's all been done before, only better" feeling. At the time, I suggested swapping multichannel SACD for stereo. Have been stereo for years. It has already happened in home theater because both 5.1 and home theater have come into their own around the same time. For me, new releases that warrent a purchase are few and far between. That said, a lot of excellent jazz is being produced. They now have a lot of technology, Bluetooth, wifi, streaming and are designed for movies, surround, streaming and functionality but music needs TWO channels, music is recorded stereo (most of the times). ). I started to tell him to try things, turn off the satellites, turn off the subwoofer and his reply fired me up. Not much has changed." As far as Jazz goes there is definitely an increase in technical excellence. I'm no expert in fiction (nor jazz nor anything else, for that matter) but I think it's safe to say most of the formal innovations in the novel have taken place. My motivation is to achieve the optimal listening environment since I use my system 95% for 2-ch listening. Since the recordings there has been nothing about the performacnes on their website I could find, nor any comments about a repeat airing of the concert itself. Sorry just rambling. Stereo sound specializes in transmitting sound out of the two speakers of the headphones; the left and the right. It's true that there are literally hundreds of Beethoven sonata recordings and one can easily be content with listening to Solomon or Kempff or Schnabel or Brendel or Backhaus, etc etc. There was no intention on my buddies or my part to agree with Wynton. and I keep refering to Yuja Wang. Yet, not a word from anyone. Yeah, I know the argument. I think my remaining years will be spent recording some great performances off the internet. A stereo receiver typically has only two built-in amplifiers, which provide a two-channel speaker configuration (left and right). The problems with tape skew certainly make the problem worse, needless to say. Thanks. we have the lack of excellence in new music and we have the body of brilliant music already recorded. Thinking about hooking up and trying some SACD/DVD-a Mch sound. I just wanted to put that on your radar because it is truly a great album, superbly recorded. Mono sound is preferred in radiotelephone communications, telephone networks, and radio stations dedicated to talk shows and conversations, public address system, hearing aids. I wondered the same thing, and got the answer from the new book 'Perfecting Sound Forever,' which is a history of recording. And we started debating music, I advised him on some tracks he was unaware of and so on. Stereo headphones are the most common type of headphones around. There certainly are a few very exciting new artists in classical but again we have this amazing body of work already recorded. I guess one of the problems is no one is making anything like the Miles Davis Prestige recordings these days. who are today's Beatles? I give an example. It is an SACD surround disc. OTOH home theater is relatively new as was hifi when stereo hit the market and as such it has been an easy transition from home video with mono or stereo sound tracks to DVD and Blu ray with surround sound. There certainly are a few very exciting new artists in classical but again we have this amazing body of work already recorded. I skipped over a bunch of reasoning in my first note, but I agree with you - I think the performers did what they could to tuck in their sounds, and the audience - which both wanted to believe and was being encouraged to believe - went along. Well, some of them are hybrid SACDs, but here's the point: you said there were 2 answers why the multichannel is the way it is today: 1. state of the music and 2. state of multichannel. You're either some kind of post-modern (sorry) recombiner a la John Zorn in 1985, or you're doing what your elders did, just not as well (Wynton). Quote: I wondered the same thing, and got the answer from the new book 'Perfecting Sound Forever,' which is a history of recording. Now, only you can decide if it is worth the cost/effort to reproduce this. then i keep getting these amazing reissues from Analog Productions and Music Matters of the great Blue Note catalog. We still haven't digested that, and you know, it's true that a lot of producers and such haven't digested that, either. What makes good multichannel is a bit more than I want to go into at 11:56 PM, though. Thought we might discuss it some more here. What?! You can't go back and convert stereo and mono sound recordings to multichannel without making them some gross bastardization of the original material. it is a gimmick, a ruse, a parlor trick, often very badly done. See www.aes.org/sections/pnw/ppt.htm for a deck that examines some of the issues. The sparceness of pickings in Jazz and pop/rock certainly make matters worse. Contrary to what you may believe, certain genres which you describe as being in decrepit shape are actually thriving in terms of content. We had the same thing with rock/pop music. I doubt that Mr. Fremmer has an issue with this. It is (was) a remarkable medium in its day. For recording studios, radio and television stations, sound system installations, or any multi-channel audio application, Belden also offers audio snake cables up to 32 pairs. to Denon's Multi channel Stereo, and I've always dutifully ignored it. This was interesting in the Stereophile habits thread. Oh yeah, absolutely. Get it as soon as Thu, Jan 7. you would be assuming right. Try locating a few of the Nimbus reissues of acoustic 78's of opera arias. When Hifi and records were relatively new this was not an issue. He got a brand-new Marantz amp, discounted as open box, I believe it was £160 out of £300. But can't agree with your comments about the classical music scene at all. $142.39 $ 142. A small and cute amp to be restored. When I first heard the disc I thought something was wrong with my system. However, sound may not be output from certain speakers depending on the speaker settings. I even got a nice email from Warren B. in that it is how it was recorded in the studio. Stereo sound is preferred for listening to music, in theaters, radio stations dedicated to music, FM broadcasting and Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB). As this article is written on the train, on my way to work, on the workbench home awaits a Pioneer SA-720 blue series amp. Yes, how many performances of Beethoven's Piano Sonatas do we need? Panning should never EVER result in any signal coming from only 1 speaker in a multichannel recording. When I was much younger I used to record much off FM. Because of the general increase in excellence we're not going to get a dominating figure, a giant - but that's only because so many players are standing tall. You have pointed out the later much better than I could but the former, the state of music, is much more problematic. No. Also, I've been on an 'old recording' kick lately, buying both a DG set of early 20th Century recordings and one from Naxos. I will not goo to deep and try to give a surface explanation that makes sense. This kind of trend is cyclic. But that is just not true, historically speaking and seems more regressive than logical to me. It may be particularly pointed for me but I do think that the maturity of recorded music itself is the greatest force working against multichannel in high end audio. (Again, I'm not even thinking about multi-channel, but just the content). Maybe it will happen, but months have gone by from the original performance. It is inevitable that as the body increases so the bar goes higher for me to wish to buy yet another recording of some work that I already own (in some cases in multiples). These are exciting times for classical music lovers, and I haven't had this much fun buying new classical albums since I was a small kid. That is whay you can't swap them out. Stereo reproduction requires two channels, so a single stereo amp could be used or two mono amps. So for sheer popularity, stereo wins hands down. a lot of stuff there that had very limited releases that is being reissued. (For example, in terms of marketshare, MP3 and AAC dominate the personal audio market, though many other formats are comparably well suited to fill this role from a purely technical standpoint.) It is his recording and he does not need my permission for anything. Now if we consider how many of these are available in well recorded multichannel.... And once again I have to point out this extraordinay golden age of audiophile reissues we now enjoying. Go to a friend and borrow a good stereo amp. I can't do without Pollini's late sonatas, but I'd much rather have Lewis or Schiff's account of the late sonatas than some of the more 'classic' recordings by the more lionized pianists, i.e. well, nobody. 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