Official QQ "What's your Go-To Surround Demo Quality QS LP"?

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What QS LP do you use when you want to dazzle your friends and family? I'll sticky this thread and it can be used as a reference for other members going forward. If you see a title already listed that you use, go ahead and mention it again. This will build up it's reputation.

NOTE: You can list more than one title, but put them in an order of preference. Keep your favorite show piece as #1.

Remember, the main point of the demo here is SURROUND! :banana:
 

MidiMagic

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My best album to show off QS was not recorded in QS, but in the original Dynaco Diamond. It was Dynaco's original sampler. It contains a synthesizer version of "Flight of the Bumblebee", The Hallelujah Chorus from Handel's "Messiah", several other classical pieces, and a few pop pieces.

Others include:

The original Ovation sampler for the EV matrix (the only album I have with any sound effects in quad).
Permissive Polyphonics (Enoch Light - Project 3)
Pictures at an exhibition (St Louis Symphony Orch - Turnabout)
Mozart Symphonies 40 and 41 (Mozarteum Orch Salzburg -Turnabout)
It's Automagic (MidiMagic)
Bein' Green (Urbie Green)

The following do great in QS, even though they are not marked as such:

Encounters of Every Kind (Meco - Millennium)
Hot August Night (Neil Diamond - MCA)
 

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Bump!

I'm keen to know what people's favourite QS LP's are....now that I have ordered a box which looks like it does a decent job of decoding QS.... :eek:

People - cmon - let us know!!!
 

jdmack

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Perhaps the QS version of Tony Mattola and the Quad Guitars? There's definitely a lot of good moments where a guitar is panned to each speaker.

J. D.
 

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Thanks everyone... Shipping from the US to here is - lets just say - not cheap!!! This could get expensive..
 

fizzywiggs41

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My go to QS discs:



LARRY FAST-SYNERGY (LP OR CD)

JOE WALSH-THE SMOKER YOU DRINK THE PLAYER YOU GET

HARVEY MANDEL-GET OFF IN CHICAGO

KOSS PERSPECTIVES

HIFI NEWS AND RECORD REVIEW-QUADRAPHILE
 

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I use the Japanese-pressed, QS encoded "Dark Side Of The Moon" from Pink Floyd. The opening of "Money" will knock your socks off.
 

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First, the following two.

SPACEDOUT-Enoch Light
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MORNING GLORY-The Third
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Especially in MORNING GLORY (unlike other sound sources), the instrument is localized between speakers in all directions. (I played an active part as a demonstration sound source of surround at a high school school festival 50 years ago)
 

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My best album to show off QS was not recorded in QS, but in the original Dynaco Diamond. It was Dynaco's original sampler. It contains a synthesizer version of "Flight of the Bumblebee", The Hallelujah Chorus from Handel's "Messiah", several other classical pieces, and a few pop pieces.

Others include:

The original Ovation sampler for the EV matrix (the only album I have with any sound effects in quad).
Permissive Polyphonics (Enoch Light - Project 3)
Pictures at an exhibition (St Louis Symphony Orch - Turnabout)
Mozart Symphonies 40 and 41 (Mozarteum Orch Salzburg -Turnabout)
It's Automagic (MidiMagic)
Bein' Green (Urbie Green)

The following do great in QS, even though they are not marked as such:

Encounters of Every Kind (Meco - Millennium)
Hot August Night (Neil Diamond - MCA)
I've heard that Meco's albums were all QS-encoded, although they weren't marked as such. They certainly sound great that way, though,
 
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