There may have been some misinterpretation of this statement.
Some people are referring to this as DSD vs CD. However, based on
Goran's later posting today concerning this, it appears that the PCM in
question is 24 bit 96 ks/s.
On 2012-11-23 2:23 PM, Goran Finnberg wrote:
> During the recording of Mahler´s 2nd Symphony (Vienna Philharmonic
> Orchestra, Gilbert Kaplan, released on Deutsche Grammophon CD 474 380-2,
> SACD 477 594-2) in the Musikvereinssaal, Vienna, the whole recording
> sequence is carried out by using both PCM and DSD technology following the
> To exclude sound variations by different A/D converters, the team uses
> special converters capable of dealing with both formats. The result of the
> subsequent listening comparisons by double-blind test is as straight-forward
> as sobering: There is no difference whatsoever.
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