BMG shakin' with DVD-Audio format

Marlowe, Chris
January 2003
Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;1/7/2003, Vol. 376 Issue 39, p4
Reports that, following its market trial of Elvis Presley's music recording 'Elvis 30 #1 Hits' in DVD-Audio, BMG, the global music division of Bertelsmann AG, has announced its support for the format. Pros and cons of the DVD-Audio format, which offers better sound quality than compact discs (CD), but cannot be played in standard CD players.


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