What is an HDCD setup?
>Reference Recordings, long known as an audiophile label, certainly lives
>up to its reputation. The sound is spacious, the sonic spatial image
>detailed. The complex textures of the Daugherty and the Del Tredici
>come across clear as water. This is an HDCD disc, but I played it on a
>"regular" machine. The spectacular sound knocked me over. I'm not so
>sure it would be necessary for, say, Haydn string quartets, but for these
>works -- all essentially showpieces -- well, Yowza! I can't even imagine
>what it would sound like on an HDCD setup.