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Audiogon Classical Music Recommended Recordings
"Goldberg Variations," J.S. Bach, Murray Perahia on CBS "Partitas and Sonatas for Unaccompanied Violin," J.S. Bach, Nathan Milstein on DGG"Piano Sonata in A Major, D. 959," F. Schubert, Richard Goode on Electra/Nonesuch"Piano Sonatas nos. 28, 29, ... 
Mozart Piano Concertos 20 & 21
Mitsuko Uchida on Philips. And her recordings of Mozart's Piano Sonatas are pure heaven. 
Do You Remember Your First CD Player?
A Radio Shack 1985 model. I still use it in my kitchen with a pair of active AR speakers. 
I need a Pre-Amp What should I get?
Look for a used Adcom pre-amp to match your Adcom amp. Do some research on the various models, and you should be able to find a good one for way under $1500. 
Album which you have listened to most?
Goldberg Variations by JS Bach --Gould (both recordings), Schiff, and Perahia (best).24 Preludes and Fugues by Shostakovich -- JarrettKind of Blue -- Miles DavisLush Life: The Music of Billy Strayhorn -- Joe Henderson 
Speaker suggestions?
Thanks to everyone who responded. I'll find some dealers and go listen.Hope you all have happy holidays.