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  Tom Caulfield
  AV consulting for the Boston Symphony, freelance recording and mastering engineering support, and customer support/technical advisor for Channel Classics.
  Five M1-PX SoundLab electrostatic speakers and Parasound JC-1 amps with a purpose designed passive five channel balanced attenuator.

DSD Editing workstations are Merging Technologies Horus/Pyramix 8, and Sonoma with Mytek 8X192 DAC.

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Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade, Borodin, Balakirev - Gergiev        (6 of 9 found this review helpful)
  December 7, 2003

What I like about being musically ignorant is that I think all classical performances that make it to a major label are great. If I were highly classical musically educated, or a conductor/record producer, or a person who thought they knew something about music, then I would be missing so many ... more

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New Channel Classics Release Query
September 25, 2015
So would Jared. To that end we have all pressed the labels offered on nativedsd for more 256fs DSD content, from which the other bit rates can be converted. We've had success, but they're slow in coming, and almost universally small ensemble recordings. But there's more in the production pipeline. Please remember almost no one records in 256fs ... more
Caro Mitis
September 7, 2015
Yeah, but ours look prettier ;) Thanks for your comments Erdo. Tom ... more
Caro Mitis
September 6, 2015
The sky is falling for many independent labels, especially classical selling music without a large following. The SACD's produced today are mostly retreads of old recordings, where the production costs are trivial. Have you not noticed the diminishing number of newly recorded projects compared to just a few years ago? Much less than half. I ... more
Caro Mitis
September 6, 2015
Hi John, Physical media still predominates classical music, but today's declining retail distribution, especially brick and mortar, is making it more difficult to continue investing in new projects. Most labels, especially those without their own distribution, over time receive about 28% of the customer purchasing price, when they get paid. For ... more
Discussion: Mahler: Symphony No. 9 - Fischer
May 13, 2015
Ivan Fischer talks about Mahler 9 ... more