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Old 02-01-2007, 10:25 AM   #8  
daleb
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IMO the best recordings capture the original performance with the greatest fidelity which is maintained to the highest degree in the reproduction process.
A mono recording might well have greater fidelity than an inferior multi-channel recording, even though the ambience of the original venue might be perceived as very limited in comparison.
Audiophiles fretted over these same concerns when 'stereo' was first introduced.
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