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Table 1

Musical pieces and reproduction formats used in the experimental study. Short names of the pieces used throughout this paper are highlighted in bold.

Piece Composer Genre, Ensemble Production Dur. in s Stereo avg. lvl. in dB(A) Mono Stereo 2D 3D 3D (−5 dB) multiMono 3D Retest
Walkürenritt R. Wagner Opera (orchestra, fem. voices) Manual upmix from commercial 5.1 [40] 62.5 80.4 X X X
School’s Out A. Cooper, M. Bruce, G. Buxton, D. Dunaway, N. Smith Rock (band with male voice) spot mics + 3D ambience (live) 57.5 79.0 X X X
In a Mellow Tone D. Ellington, performed by J. Berger Jazz (band with fem. voice) 3D mic. setup + support mics 35.4 73.4 X X X
Im Wunderschönen Monat Mai R. Schumann Art song (piano, male voice) 3D mic. setup + support mics 38.6 67.9 X X X
Laudate Dominum J. Vila Choir (12 singers) 3D mic. setup + support mics 33.4 71.6 X X X
Bilder einer Ausstellung – Das große Tor von Kiew M. Mussorgsky Classical (large orchestra) 3D mic. setup + support mics 37.3 76.3 X X X X
Die Hantel F. Thiesen Electropop (synthesizers, voices) multitrack studio production 61.8 75.5 X X X X X*
Rokoko variations – Finale P. Tchaikovsky Classical (woodwind quintet, cello) manual upmix from commercial 5.1 [41] 68.1 71.1 X X X X X

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