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On the "Just Listen" page, click on the two "Albums" pictures to find links to a bunch of additional free DSD Stereo and Multichannel Downloads in bit rates up to DSD256 (4x the SACD DSD bit rate).

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Mendelssohn's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" has a performance of that piece in multiple DSD bit rates.
https://justlisten.nativedsd.com/albums/mendelssohn-session

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Just Listen Compilation 1 has 12 different tracks in Stereo and in some cases Multichannel DSD in a variety of musical genres.
https://justlisten.nativedsd.com/albums/just-listen-1-compilation

Worth downloading and listening!
 

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Free DSD Download for Native DSD.Com customers:

"The new Free DSD Download is "Chant de Roxane" from the album Myth by Rosanne Philippens (violin), Julien Quentin (piano), Xian Zhang (conductor) and NJO - Dutch Orchestra and Ensemble Academy on Channel Classics Records. It's available in Stereo and Multichannel DSD 64. Enjoy, our gift of DSD music to you!"
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Free DSD Download at Native DSD.Com - "Chant de Roxane" from the album Myth by Rosanne Philippens
https://www.facebook.com/NativeDsdMusic/photos/a.765908406800903.1073741828.497854580272955/929744990417243/?type=1
 

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I don't use Facebook. Is there anywhere else to obtain the download?
 

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I don't use Facebook. Is there anywhere else to obtain the download?
As long as you've purchased one or more DSD recordings from Native DSD, you can get the Free Download.
The message on the Native DSD Facebook page says:

"Here's a little bonus for our Native DSD Music customers. When you purchase a new DSD download - or sign in to our web site and click on the User Icon (far right side of the menu), My Order History and one of your download links (from an earlier purchase) - it will reveal our latest Free DSD Download.

The new Free DSD Download is "Chant de Roxane" from the album Myth by Rosanne Philippens (violin), Julien Quentin (piano), Xian Zhang (conductor) and NJO - Dutch Orchestra and Ensemble Academy on Channel Classics Records. It's available in Stereo and Multichannel DSD 64. Enjoy, our gift of DSD music to you!

https://www.nativedsd.com/user/profile
https://channelclassics.nativedsd.com/albums/myths "
 

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There's a great Free DSD sampler that contains both Stereo and Multichannel content from Native DSD Music. I'm sure most of you already know about it, but having only just found out about it myself, I thought I'd share the info for those, like me, who did not. :)

https://members.nativedsd.com/albums/just-listen-1-compilation
Yes, that's a good Freebie. Once you establish an account on Native DSD Music, you can download the tracks on that DSD Sampler from Just Listen in Stereo and Multichannel DSD at multiple DSD bit rates at no cost.

They also have a sampler that has a performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream performed by Ivan Fischer conducting the Budapest Festival Orchestra in DSD Stereo, up to DSD 256 using two different Analog to Digital Converters (ADCs). It's designed for listeners to evaluate the sonic characteristics of the three DSD Bit Rates - DSD 64, DSD 128, DSD 256 (if your DAC can handle these bit rates) and the two converters - the Grimm AD1 and the Merging Technologies Horus. Again, available at no cost.

https://members.nativedsd.com/albums/mendelssohn-session
https://dsd-files.s3.amazonaws.com/members/JLBFOMendelssohnsession/JLBFOMendelssohnsession/JLBFOMendelssohnsession.pdf

Finally, the site offers a Complimentary DSD Download at checkout when you buy DSD Albums from them.
The complimentary track changes every few weeks. So watch for it at checkout. (The last time I looked it was a track from the album "Jazz at the Pawnshop").
 

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There's a great Free DSD sampler that contains both Stereo and Multichannel content from Native DSD Music. I'm sure most of you already know about it, but having only just found out about it myself, I thought I'd share the info for those, like me, who did not. :)

https://members.nativedsd.com/albums/just-listen-1-compilation
I'm playing this for the first time, and the sound is amazing. The Mahler selection (track 5) and the String Quartet one (track 7) gave me goosebumps.
 

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I'm playing this for the first time, and the sound is amazing. The Mahler selection (track 5) and the String Quartet one (track 7) gave me goosebumps.
Yes, some excellent selections.

I'm also a fan of the two DSD 128 tracks from MA Recordings in the free DSD Sampler. They are recorded in DSD 128 at a very low level, so you need to crank up the volume to enjoy them.
And that can be a problem with headphones since some of the lower cost DAC + Headphone Amps really don't have the power needed for such low volume selections.

https://members.nativedsd.com/albums/just-listen-1-compilation
 

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To celebrate the upcoming DSD Surround Sound release of Mahler Symphony No. 3 by the BFO - Budapest Festival Orchestra on Channel Classics, Native DSD Music has released a recording session outtake of Movement 1 of the Symphony as a Free DSD Download.

Recorded in and optimized for DSD256 Surround Sound, it's also available as a Free Download in DSD 64, DSD 128 and DXD Stereo and Surround Sound from the Just Listen section of the Native DSD Music web site.

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"In recognition of the upcoming Channel Classics release of the Budapest Festival Orchestra Mahler Symphony No.3 recording on April 28, NativeDSD presents a session outtake of the symphony's Movement No.1 beginning passage.

This clip was separately recorded using a natural perspective minimalist five microphone ITU alignment for surround sound in DSD256, and provides a unique insight to the collaborative effort of the session recording process. The original five channel raw DSD256 recording was also converted to, and available in 5.0 Channel DSD128, DSD64, and DXD, and further mixed to stereo in the above four format bit and sample rates.

The Mahler 3 recording took place in the Budapest Bella Bartok National Concert Hall in two sessions: March 7, 2016, and March 27-29, 2016. This clip was from Take 2 of the 1st Movement, after a control room review of Take 1 with conductor Ivan Fischer, producer/recording engineer Jared Sacks, and several orchestra principles. In that audition, the tonal character of the bass drum at the movement beginning was discussed, and changes proposed for Take 2.

What’s presented is an unedited DSD256 recorded session excerpt optimized for 5.0 surround sound by microphone selection and placement. It was later converted to the other DSD bit rates, and additionally mixed to 2.0 channel for stereo delivery. It’s a backstage peek into a session recording of a major orchestra."
https://justlisten.nativedsd.com/albums/JLBFOMahler3-mahler-symphony-no-3-in-d-minor
 

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A Free DSD Stereo & DSD Surround Sound download for NativeDSD Music listeners. The favorite DSD demo track from the recent Salon Art & HiFi Show in Lyon, France.
From “The Argentinian Album: Piazzolla, Ginastera, Golijov" - by Amsterdam Sinfonietta, with lead violinist Candida Thompson on the Channel Classics Records label.

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A Free DSD Download!

At the recent Salon Art & HiFi Show in Lyon, France, NativeDSD Music Technical Director Jonas Sacks gave demonstrations of Native DSD Music recordings to listeners. This included a hallway setup with the APL Hi-Fi DSD-SR DAC and the DSD DAC from China Electronics Corporation (CEC) hooked up to Jonas' 15" Laptop with Roon. Also available was a full listening room DSD setup with an APL Hi-Fi DSD-MR DAC, Verity Audio Otello speakers and Karan Acoustics Hi-Fi amplifiers for some amazing DSD sound!

One of the tracks that brought many to tears was the track Astor Piazzolla’ s Four Seasons of Buenos Aires - Winter from “The Argentinian Album: Piazzolla, Ginastera, Golijov" - by Amsterdam Sinfonietta, with lead violinist Candida Thompson from Channel Classics Records.

With Winter approaching here in Amsterdam, we are sharing this great DSD track with you for free! When you log in to your account at NativeDSD.com it is available in both Stereo and Multichannel at DSD64 at the top of your NativeDSD Music profile page when you click on the account icon in the upper right-hand corner of the homepage. Our thanks to you for being a NativeDSD Music listener.

We hope you enjoy this Free DSD Download as much as the listeners at Salon ART & HiFi in Lyon did! (And if you like the track, you will find the complete album in DSD Stereo and Multichannel at the NativeDSD Music store).
https://www.nativedsd.com/user/home
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Welcome to NativeDSD (Free) is a Free Stereo DSD 64 sampler with 20 DSD selections of Jazz, Pop, Latin, Vocal, Blues, Rock, and Classical music.
When you select it, the sampler includes all tracks in Stereo DSD 64.

It is an interesting way to try out DSD tracks on your optical disc player, Digital to Analog Converter (DAC), or Digital Audio Player (DAP) with DSD Stereo.
(If you want to get the sampler in DSD 128, DSD 256, or DSD 512 Stereo, there is an edition of the sampler at the higher DSD bit rates available for purchase. )

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We are happy to see you here and hope you will discover the new higher quality of sound, acoustics, and listening pleasure from music in DSD (Direct Stream Digital). At the NativeDSD Music store, you will find albums in DSD from over 73 music labels (and counting!) that bring you as close to the original performance as possible.

This Welcome to NativeDSD Sampler Album is free of charge – with many thanks to the participating recording artists and music labels! We invite your ears to discover what’s possible with music available in DSD. You can find links and information on the full albums that these Stereo DSD sample tracks are taken from in the booklet.

The Tracks on this DSD Sampler were originally recorded in Stereo DSD 256 or were transferred from Analog Tape to DSD 256. The Stereo DSD 64 edition of the sampler is Free while the Stereo DSD 512, DSD 256, and DSD 128 editions are available for purchase at the NativeDSD Music store.

When you visit the NativeDSD Music store, you can purchase the full albums shown in Stereo DSD – and in most cases, as original Multichannel (5.0) DSD mixes as well.

- Jared & Jonas Sacks | Co-founders of NativeDSD
Free Stereo DSD 64 Welcome to NativeDSD Sampler

Welcome to NativeDSD Sampler in Stereo DSD 128, DSD 256, and DSD 512 (for Purchase)
 
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