5.1 Surround Sound! 24bit/96 khz High Fidelity Audiophile Sound: No Compression. No Compromise!
Audio-Only Blu-Ray! Plays on Blu-Ray Compatible Players ONLY!
A Farewell to Kings is the fifth studio album by Canadian rock band Rush, released in 1977. It was recorded at Rockfield Studios in Wales, and mixed at Advision Studios in London. A Farewell to Kings would become Rush's first US gold-selling album, receiving the certification within two months of its release, and was eventually certified platinum. The singles included Closer to the Heart and Cinderella Man."
Throughout the years 2014 and 2015, Rush celebrate their 40th anniversary with vinyl reissues of albums from their Mercury era. The titles "Fly By Night," "A Farewell To Kings," and "Signals" are also issued on Blu-Ray Pure Audio.
"On 1977's A Farewell to Kings it quickly becomes apparent that Rush had improved their songwriting and strengthened their focus and musical approach...A Farewell to Kings successfully built on the promise of their breakthrough 2112, and helped broaden their audience." -Greg Prato, allmusic.com
Music, at last, has a high quality audio format, a must-have for any connoisseur of high quality audio.
Audio is taken from the original master tapes and delivered in 24bit/96 khz with 3 choices of sound format: PSM, Dolby True HD or DTS - enjoy music as it was meant to be heard in the studio.
1. Simply insert disc in a Blu-ray device and disc should start automatically. Use remote control to switch between tracks as you would a CD.
2. Press the Audio button on your remote control to select preferred sound format.
3. Alternatively, switch on your TV and select from the screen menu the tracks and sound format.
No Compression - No Compromise:
Compare to CD Format:
CD Duration: 72 minutes
High Fidelity Pure Audio Duration: 7 hours +
CD Capacity: .65 Gigabytes
High Fidelity Pure Audio Capacity: 50 Gigabytes
CD Format: PCM Limited to 44.1 khz 2.0
High Fidelity Pure Audio Format: HD Formats 2.1 / 5.1; PCM Non-Compressed; DTS HD Master Audio; Dolby True HD
CD Sampling Frequency: 44.1 kHz, Limited to 44.100 information per second
High Fidelity Pure Audio Frequency: 96 kHz to 192 kHz, 96.000 mini information per second
CD Bit Value: 16 bits = 65,536 possible values
High Fidelity Pure Audio Value: 24 bits = 16,777,216 possible values
CD Dynamic: 96 Decibels
High Fidelity Pure Audio Dynamic: 144 Decibels
CD Bitrate: 1.5 Megabits/sec
High Fidelity Pure Audio Bitrate: 21.5 Megabits/sec
Blu-ray - Audio Only
High-Fidelity Pure Audio
Plays on Blu-Ray Compatible Players ONLY!
Audio: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 / Dolby TrueHD 5.1 / PCM Stereo
Picture: 1080p / 23.98fps / 16:9 Widescreen
1. A Farewell To Kings
3. Closer To the Heart
4. Cinderella Man
6. Cygnus X-1