In 1999, Mark Levinson founded Red Rose Music and opened a music and home theater boutique store on Madison Avenue in New York City. Glass walls and doors kept out traffic noise so it was possible to record there at night. Mark moved his personal 2.8m August Forster concert grand into the small space. Sony delivered a prototype DSD recording system for Mark to use and musicians came to record solo and duo performances. "Live Recordings at Red Rose Music,” including tracks made during these sessions, preserves "this moment in audio history.” This SACD was used to introduce the new format to the world and became on of the 10 best selling SACD’s of all time.
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