Castle Acoustics makes a stand mounter, the Richmond, which I feel is an improvement over the the B&W speakers. Much more refined and the wood veneer cabinets are very attractive. They also have a big sound. They retail for $500, but are often discounted new for approx. $350 per pair. They are not super efficient (88 db) but have a fairly smooth impedence curve and should work well with the Creek (assume it's 40 watts/channel) if the room is not too large. The speakers are great for classical, jazz and pop rock (but not heavy R&R). They have little cabinet vibration on a whole and work well with inexpensive stands. If you run across a pair of the Castle Isis (replaced by the Richmond), the same thing goes. I have also listened to small PSB speakers that were nice, but do not recall the model numbers or the prices. Both are a step above NHT, Paradigm and B&W speakers in this price range, IMO.
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