Teaser track from Handel’s Messiah already online, then three-track Studio Master download kicks off festive campaign on December 1
Whether you’re a fan of high-resolution music or not yet sure what all the fuss is about, Linn is giving you the chance to explore further with its 24-bits of Christmas promotion, offering a free Studio Master track each day in the run-up to December 25th.
A sampler track – And the Glory of the Lord, from the Award-winning Dunedin Consort recording of Handel’s Messiah – is already available, to preview the start of the promotion on December 1st, when a bonus package of three Studio Master tracks will be available.
After that, one track will be available each day from 10.00 GMT for just 24 hours, and Linn is promising a ‘surprise gift’ on December 25th-27th.
All the tracks are will be downloadable in the highest quality available on the Linn Records site, which means 24-bit 88.2kHz for the Handel, and up to 24-bit/192kHz for the other recordings.
Linn is promising ‘something for everyone to enjoy including the award-winning Sir Charles Mackerras and Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Britain’s First Lady of Jazz Claire Martin, electronica legend Jean-Michel Jarre, popular Scottish indie-rock band Admiral Fallow and much, much more.’
(Oh, and for those unable to play the Studio Master recordings on their existing equipment, tracks can also be downloaded in a variety of formats, all the way down to MP3)
Written by Andrew Everard