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℗ © 2015 2xHD - Naxos
George Gershwin (1898-1937)
Strike Up the Band – Overture
Rhapsody in Blue
Orion Weiss, piano
John Fullam, clarinet
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
This album was mastered using our 2xHD proprietary system. In order to achieve the most accurate reproduction of the original recording we tailor our process specifically for each project, using a selection from our pool of state-of-the-art audiophile components and connectors. The process begins with a transfer to analog from the original 24bits/96kHz, or 88.2 kHz resolution master, using cutting edge D/A converters. The analog signal is then sent through a hi-end tube pre-amplifier and (if needed) will be EQ’d before being recorded directly in DXD using the dCS905 A/D and the dCS Vivaldi Clock. All connections used in the process are made of OCC silver cable.
DSD and 192kHz/24Bit versions are separately generated, directly from the analog signal.
2xHD was created by producer/studio owner André Perry and audiophile sound engineer René Laflamme.