Stereophile's Test CD 2 Test CD 2 Track Listing

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Stereophile Test CD 2 STPH 004-2 Total playing time: 74:28

Warning: Because of the high peak:mean ratio of the sound of the instruments in tracks 1-4, you can easily set the playback level too high for the tracks that follow!

Music Tracks:
[1] Channel Identification 0:37
[2] Channel Phasing 0:46
[3] Acoustic Drum Solo 3:37
[4] Acoustic guitar solo 3:07
[5] Igor Stravinsky: L'Histoire du Soldat (excerpt) 0:56
[6] Sergei Prokofiev: Flute Sonata in D, Op.94, Allegro con brio 7:00
[7] Franz Schubert: Ave Maria 4:35
[8] Traditional (arr. Charlie Caranicas): St. James Infirmary 3:39
[9] J.S. Bach: Trio Sonata BWV 525, Adagio 5:13
[10] Mapping the Soundstage 1:04
[11] Brahms: Intermezzo, Op.117 No.1 in E-flat 5:24
[12] Beethoven: "Mozart's Minuet in G" 0:44
[13] Edward Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius, Part 1 (conclusion) 7:07
[14] Corey Greenberg: Eden 3:14

Signals for testing loudspeakers and rooms:
[15] Pink Noise at -20dBFS L+R (Uncorrelated from 0:42) 1:24
[16] Bass Decade (200Hz-20Hz) 1/3-octave warble tones at -20dBFS 2:47
[17] Midrange Decade (250Hz-2kHz) 1/3-octave warble tones at -20dBFS 2:32
[18] Treble Decade (2.5kHz-20kHz) 1/3-octave warble tones at -20dBFS 2:32
[19] Music Articulation Test Tone 1:19

Distortion & Jitter demonstration tracks:
[20] The Harmonic Series, 500Hz fundamental, at -10dBFS (L+R) 0:24
[21] Second harmonic distortion A/B Test (L+R) 1:42
[22] Third harmonic distortion A/B Test (L+R) 1:42
[23] Seventh harmonic distortion A/B Test (L+R) 2:12
[24] Typical amplifier distortion signatures (L+R) 0:32
[25] Harmonic & sub-harmonic distortion (L+R) 0:22
[26] Jitter demonstration track (L+R) 0:48

CD Player & Tape Recorder test tracks:
[27] Spot frequency tones at -20dBFS (L+R) 6:15
[28] De-emphasis test tones at -20dBFS, (L+R) 0:52
[29] Noise Modulation Test Tones with dither (L+R) 1:02

High Level test tracks:
[30] 19+20kHz at 0dBFS (L+R) 0:21
[31] 20kHz at 0dBFS & -20dBFS (L+R) 0:31

Warning: tracks 26, 30, and 31 contain high levels of high frequencies and must not be played at high volumes if loudspeaker damage is to be avoided.

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