NEWS: Now Blu-ray Disc goes audio
This is Divertimenti, by TrondheimSolistene, the world's first Blu-ray Disc audio-only release.
Produced by Norwegian label 2L, the disc combines a variety of HD audio formats.
What's more, it comes packaged with a hybrid multichannel SACD to ensure complete compatibility with just about any digital disc player out there.
The disc includes 5.1-channel sound in DTS HD Master Audio, Dolby True HD and Linear PCM, all at 192kHz/24-bit, 5.1-channel Dolby Digital at 48kHz, and stereo LPCM 192kHz/24-bit.
In addition, the hybrid SACD/CD disc includes stereo CD quality, and stereo and 5.1-channel DSD.
The album include's Benjamin Britten's Simple Symphony, which should prove a great demonstration of the abilities of the audio formats, plus works by Bacewicz, Bjorklund and Bartok.
2L recordings are distributed in the UK by Discovery Records, and the album will be available through Discovery's online shop.