Great 5.1 surround sound discs

A Listmania! list by Joey Joe Joe Jr. Shabadoo (Minneapolis, MN, USA)
The list author says: "Here's a short list of great surround sound titles you can listen to if you've got the setup to play SACDs and DVD-A's. If you have the hardware, don't hesitate to pick these titles up! There's plenty more where this came from!!!"
The Dark Side of the Moon, 30th Anniversary Edition
1.  The Dark Side of the Moon, 30th Anniversary Edition by Pink Floyd
The list author says:
  "The surround track of Pink Floyd's Dark Side is out of this world! So many additional details in the music are revealed when it's spread through 5 channels."
$15.99   Used & New from: $9.00
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,611 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Kind Of Blue
2.  Kind Of Blue by Miles Davis
The list author says:
  "Miles' magnum opus has never sounded better than it does here."
Used & New from: $6.78
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,108 customer reviews) | 12 customer discussions

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The Downward Spiral
3.  The Downward Spiral by Nine Inch Nails
The list author says:
  "An album that was tailor-made for surround sound. Unbelievable."
$23.91   Used & New from: $10.15
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (760 customer reviews)

Trick of the Tail (CD/DVD)
4.  Trick of the Tail (CD/DVD) by Genesis
The list author says:
  "The DVD-A of this classic really opens up the sound and reveals a lot of inner detail lost on CD."
$14.88   Used & New from: $10.38
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (252 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Mozart Symphonies 38 Through 41
5.  Mozart Symphonies 38 Through 41 by Scottish Chamber Orchestra
The list author says:
  "Wow. Listen to the DSD sound on these symphonies! Incredible."
$30.11   Used & New from: $13.61
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 5 & 7
6.  Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 5 & 7 by Ludwig van Beethoven
The list author says:
  "Another great classical disc made even better on SACD."
$15.85   Used & New from: $11.18
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (214 customer reviews)

In a Silent Way
7.  In a Silent Way by Miles Davis
The list author says:
  "More multichannel Miles!"
Used & New from: $13.14
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (134 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Love Supreme
8.  Love Supreme by John Coltrane
The list author says:
  "Coltrane's best album, available in beautiful multichannel sound."
$13.99   Used & New from: $9.09
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (333 customer reviews)

Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots (Deluxe Edition CD + DVD)
9.  Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots (Deluxe Edition CD + DVD) by The Flaming Lips
The list author says:
  "Perfect album for surround sound. Sounds amazing."
Used & New from: $23.75
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (41 customer reviews)

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Fragile
10.  Fragile by Yes
The list author says:
  "Another perfect disc for DVD-Audio."
Used & New from: $43.91
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (317 customer reviews)

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Time Out
11.  Time Out by Dave Brubeck
The list author says:
  "More excellent multichannel jazz."
Used & New from: $32.99
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (540 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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A Night at the Opera
12.  A Night at the Opera by Queen
The list author says:
  "Just listen to Bohemian Rhapsody in 5.1. Unreal."
$119.99   Used & New from: $25.75
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (311 customer reviews)

Tommy
13.  Tommy by The Who
The list author says:
  "Again, WOW."
$22.81   Used & New from: $6.92
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (420 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Art of Fugue
14.  Art of Fugue by J.S. Bach
The list author says:
  "This album, with all of its intricacies, was made for SACD."
$20.09   Used & New from: $8.99
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Mozart: Requiem; Adagio & Fugue [Stereo/Multichannel]
15.  Mozart: Requiem; Adagio & Fugue [Stereo/Multichannel] by Scottish Chamber Orchestra
The list author says:
  "More excellent contrapuntal music on SACD, this time with chorus & orchestra."
Used & New from: $44.71
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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In Absentia
16.  In Absentia by Porcupine Tree
The list author says:
  "The best of Porcupine Tree's 4 albums that are available on DVD-A. Another band that was made for surround sound."
Used & New from: $34.77
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (326 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Symphony No. 4-8 Hungarian Dances for Orchestra
17.  Symphony No. 4-8 Hungarian Dances for Orchestra by J. Brahms
The list author says:
  "One of the three discs from the Brahms symphony cycle with Janowski/PSO. Again, the orchestral sound is full of bloom, and the brass is earth-shaking."
$18.59   Used & New from: $8.98
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Symphony 9
18.  Symphony 9 by Dvorak
The list author says:
  "More demonstration classical music on SACD."
$16.70   Used & New from: $9.88
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Symphony No. 3, "Organ" / Organ Concerto / Toccata Festiva
19.  Symphony No. 3, "Organ" / Organ Concerto / Toccata Festiva by Camille Saint-Saens
The list author says:
  "The organ symphony by Saint-Saens. Listen to this organ in SACD...whoa."
$16.99   Used & New from: $8.59
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

Hotel California (DVD-Audio Surround Sound)
20.  Hotel California (DVD-Audio Surround Sound) by Eagles
The list author says:
  "gotta love "Hotel California" is surround."
Used & New from: $69.08
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (361 customer reviews)

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Love (CD + Audio DVD)
21.  Love (CD + Audio DVD) by The Beatles
The list author says:
  "Beatles in surround! It doesn't get much better than this..."
$18.18   Used & New from: $1.14
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,067 customer reviews) | 18 customer discussions

Eat a Peach
22.  Eat a Peach by Allman Brothers Band
The list author says:
  "Another great disc for surround sound. "Blue Sky" has never sounded this good."
$15.99   Used & New from: $9.10
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (232 customer reviews)

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5; The Seasons ("January"-"June" [Hybrid SACD ]
23.  Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5; The Seasons ("January"-"June" [Hybrid SACD ] by P.I. Tchaikovsky
The list author says:
  "My favorite Tchaikovsky symphony in stunning surround sound."
$16.53   Used & New from: $7.16
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Layla
24.  Layla by Derek & The Dominos
The list author says:
  "Again, Clapton, Almann & multichannel goodness!"
Used & New from: $29.45
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (359 customer reviews)

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The Rise & Fall of Ziggy Stardust & The Spiders From Mars
25.  The Rise & Fall of Ziggy Stardust & The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
The list author says:
  "Some multichannel glam-rock! Nice surround mix here."
Used & New from: $34.99
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (418 customer reviews)

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Every Breath You Take: The Classics
26.  Every Breath You Take: The Classics by The Police
The list author says:
  "More good multichannel sound from the Police!"
Used & New from: $6.79
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (188 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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Talking Heads 77
27.  Talking Heads 77 by Talking Heads
The list author says:
  "The first Talking Heads album, in DualDisc format. the DVD side has a 5.1 mix on it. This disc and all other talking heads discs are available in this format. Pretty sweet!"
Used & New from: $19.71
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (66 customer reviews)

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Sea Change
28.  Sea Change by Beck
The list author says:
  "More 5.1 goodness from Beck."
Used & New from: $25.99
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (573 customer reviews)

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we are seniors and appreciate amazon. however we. like DVDs of jazz by artists-count'basie and big bands of the 60s and 70s. we will continue watching for specials but if the right one become available,price does not matter. love the two agentswhol. 0 May 28, 2014
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The Greatest Jazz album of all time 14 May 5, 2013
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Last updated: 12/31/08
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