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how would you describe a system that is musical in nature
coloured !! 
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Just listening to Daniil Triffonov's new Bach recording on Qobuz , my his fingers can fly. It's very impressive and thought provoking, but doesn't plumb the depths if you know what i mean . That said it's very enjoyable. 
RE: the question: ":Why do forum interactions become contentious". . .
Good luck to you and may you find solace in your music. Jim. 
RE: the question: ":Why do forum interactions become contentious". . .
I think it is a shame if you let one clown spoil it for you. Ignore him and he will turn his attention to someone else and hopefully get more than he bargained for. 
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Yes I also love the Prazak Quartet in the Haydn Quartets. Wonderful interpretations and a salutary lesson in how a recording should be made. I think it is one of the cleanest recordings I have listened to in a long while. 
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Well at least she was good humoured about , I bet the piano tuner got it in the neck though !! 
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@Schubert      Yes Len that was a lovely rendition by that young man. your comment on one of the hardest instruments reminds me of a comment the French Horn virtuoso Denis Brain once made. He said that playing the horn was like driving a truck dow... 
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Len I am sorry to say it is a very different matter over in Scotland.We have very good conductors like Dausgard and Sondergard but they are held to task by rules from left wing gits with not one ounce of musical sense to them.Jim. 
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I think Western Classical music is falling in on itself and being dumbed down day by day. Every time I hear New Music I despair, Discordant, single lines with no harmony attached, written from a keyboard attached to a computer and then it goes thr... 
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Absolutely stunning Len, I love those colours.  
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@schubert  Yes Len she is a really good fiddler now since her days as a new generation artist at the Beeb. I think I told you before that she was educated in the same town I live in and I used to see her and her mum shopping on a Saturday morning ... 
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The state of this country is an absolute disaster Len.I see auld Lizzie was up in Edinburgh today for the state opening of parliament, here's hoping she and me shall still be around for the dissolution of the whole sorry mess. 
Headphones as a nearfiled listening source?!...
Yeah, no kidding !! 
Headphones as a nearfiled listening source?!...
"Headphones can provide great insight, but a top-flight pair of speakerswill typically match or surpass them"Depends on the headphones in question. Top flight headphones will blow away even the most expensive speaker for detail.I have never hear... 
What headphone and amplifier for classical enthusiast
Hi RV it's Jim here, you may know that I only listen  to phones nowadays and totally love the experience. You can wake at 3am on a sleepless night and take yourself to heaven without waking anyone. The phones I have are Sennheiser HD 800 and they ...