jim204

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Amen to that. Charaid.  
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And the same to you my friend. Hope you can land on Scotias fair shores.  
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@jim5559     Miss Fliter is a very fine pianist Ideally suited to Chopin and I have been watching her since her days as a BBC adoptee and some lovely Wigmore Hall recitals she has given. I Love Ein Heldenleben, it has some gorgeous tunes in it as... 
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I am so glad you are enjoying Pires, she sure has a special way with Chopin.  
Check this system out!
This is just a mines is bigger than yours.  
Turn it up...?
Much less ambient noise at night so you don't need as much volume to hear.  
Any Fans of Brahm’s Violin Concerto, opus77 ?
Talking about Gergiev , can anyone make out any of those sill finger movements of his when he is conducting it looks like he is picking food from his plate and flicking it to the orchestra. Way to go Germany !!!   
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jim5559     From where I stand I think Boris should open the gate and let those people come into this country instead of fudging about all over the place.  
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He's certainly miles better than the junk we have to put up with today's "composers" and I am not in the least bit apologetic for that comment.  
Any Fans of Brahm’s Violin Concerto, opus77 ?
Milstein does a stunning Brahms but he is also my favourite in Bach. Julia is a mean player also and I know 5559 has a soft spot for her. Leonidas Kavakos does a soaring Brahms nobly assisted by Riccardo Chailly and the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orches... 
"Best" 80's HiFi System
What I Had back then Ariston RD11s Turntable Syrinx Pickup and and Dynavector Ruby Karat Cartridge. Quad 44 / 405 Amp and pre amp and Stacked Quad 57s. Also had a Revox reel to reel and really loved that thing.  
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That truly humbles one.  
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@jim5559   Yes my friend the ship was on it's way to St. Petersburg filled with new cars but I'm betting that's not all it was filled with. I am really fearful for the people of Ukraine as that swine Putin is mad and bad enough to do anything , an... 
Need new headphone setup.
Did you mean to say the Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones were the best at their price point !!  
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Agree about Barshai you get the feeling of invasion and brutality.