Universal Music Group has announced its first DVD-Audio titles to be released in the United States beginning on September 23, 2003. UMG plans an ongoing DVD-Audio release program that will offer best-selling artists and core catalog titles to major markets worldwide.
UMG titles slated for release on DVD-Audio include:
Aaron Neville Nature Boy: The Standards Album
Andrea Bocelli Verdi: Arias
Anne-Sophie Mutter Vivaldi: Four Seasons
Beck Sea Change
Cecilia Bartoli The Vivaldi Album
Christian Thielemann Orff: Carmina Burana
Claudio Abbado Beethoven Symphonies 1, 2 (among others)
Dave Grusin Two For The Road
David Sanborn timeagain
Diana Krall Love Scenes, When I Look In Your Eyes, The Look Of Love
Peter Frampton Frampton Comes Alive!
Elton John Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
George Strait Honkytonkville
John Hiatt Bring the Family
Marvin Gaye Collection
Ryan Adams Gold
Shania Twain Up!
Sheryl Crow The Globe Sessions
Steely Dan Gaucho
Sting Brand New Day
The Who Tommy
3 Doors Down Away from the Sun
Vince Gill High Lonesome Sound
Valery Gergiev Tchaikovsky: 6th Symphony
All of UMGs releases have been remixed and remastered from the original multitrack masters. Typically, UMGs DVD-Audio discs will include bonus content, including photos, biographies, lyrics, discographies, and videos. UMG DVD-Audio discs will also play on existing DVD-Video players using Dolby Digital surround sound.
To learn more about DVD-Audio and UMG releases, visit www.umusic.com/dvda.