The Harbeth M40.1 (or less expensive SHL 5's), or the Classic Spendor series would both fit the bill, especially if you like the Tannoy sound.
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Which CJ premier amp do you own? What music do you listen to & how loud ?
a) if you have corners available, the Klipshorn are hard to beat for most kinds of music (all, except classical -- where I find them very capable as well). These go very loud and that is magic in a large room.
b) Of course if you like yr Tannoys, stretch for the Canterbury IMO well worth the extra outlay from the Yorks.
c) you could check out the German Physiks Unicorns which are also excellent player. They sound something like a Westminster, with a tweeter (and slightly less bass extension). They look very much like a cabinet in real life.
d) something unusual that can also play loud like the others and may blend into yr room is the Rethm maarga
Once we have more details, you'll have many more ideas:)
So pleased with your suggestions – thank you!
CJ Premier 16 LS (Pre)
CJ EF-1 (Phono-pre)
CJ Premier 12 (Mono powers 140 WPC)
CJ DV2B (CD Player)
SOTA Star Sapphire (TT)
Shunyata (Power conditioning)
Stealth PGS (I/C’s)
Vandenhul Bi-wire (Speaker cable)
Tannoy Turnberry SE (Speakers)
Room size 25 X 30
Music: Female jazz (Diana Krall, Holly Cole, Melody Gardot, etc.), Classical, Classic rock (Moody’s, CSN, etc.). A soft assortment to please my wife…
IMO, having owned most of what is being suggested I would stay in the Tannoy line.Head and shoulders above all of them(Harbeth/K horns/Bozak grands/JBL/Altec etc etc.Having said that,I think maybe you should not limit yourself to just that sound though,much better speaker lines that will excell in just about everything in the same price range..Just an opinion
Thanks for the good word on the Tannoys – I always appreciate re-assurance that a purchase was a good one.
I'm running the Vandehul bi-wire to them because Tannoy states that Vandenhul wire was used internally on the Turnberry and I'm running 20' lengths due to an awkward arrangement. Two 20' lengths of higher end cable would cost many $$. I hate to compromise, but $$ is a limited resource for me.
Thank you for your response