Furniture complaints and high-resolution music

For many people, CD is the hallmark of sound quality, but high resolution music could change that. Mobile phone and hi-fi companies are offering hi-res capable players, but not everyone can hear the difference. We ask the BBC Philharmonic's resident sound engineer Stephen Rinker and music producer Steve Levine to compare recordings.

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Presenter: Winifred Robinson
Producer: Joel Moors.

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56 minutes

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Thu 6 Mar 2014 12:04

High Resolution Sound

High Definition (HD) TV is common place nowadays but just what is High Resolution Sound and what is it for? You and Yours has been finding out.


Click here to download a high resolution 24-bit / 94kHz file of the music comparison, featuring Winifred Robinson, music producer Steve Levine and BBC Philharmonic resident sound engineer Stephen Rinker.


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