Universal Music Group Releasing DVD-Audio Titles Beginning September 2003

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 UMG’s releases have been remixed and remastered from the original multitrack masters. Typically, UMG’s 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.

Surround Professional Magazine