Hitting the High-Def Notes

Umstead, R. Thomas
September 2005
Multichannel News;9/26/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 40, p26
Focuses on the benefits of high definition television (HDTV) to the programming of concert performances. Features of HDTV that enhance the viewing experience of music on television; Factors that contributed to the demand for HDTV sets and home-theater equipment; Reason behind the opposition of several performers to the technology.


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