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    Re: Accidentally ran 2A3 tubes at 5V?

    But you wouldn't be using 2A3 tubes if you didn't have golden ears!

    Larry
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    Re: new LP quality + LP hygiene

    For analogue with essentially no defects, get tape! A rich uncle or aunt who dotes upon you doesn't hurt either. :rolleyes: Larry
  3. Re: Hubble Just Took an Astonishingly Detailed Image of Saturn

    I think the picture with some of Saturn's moon circled indicates that this is a composite of three photos taken with three specific blue, green and red filters using the Wide Field Camera 3 (WCF3). ...
  4. Re: How do you feel about the proliferation of Class D in high end products?

    Peter, thanks. I haven't tried the Audio Alchemy amp with my Duos. I would have to get some longer speaker wire, since my Cary SETs are monoblocks sitting right next to each Duo. I actually bought...
  5. Re: How do you feel about the proliferation of Class D in high end products?

    Peter Madnick brought out a Class D amp for Audio Alchemy, which he took over to Elac under their brand name. My dealer had one of the last under the old Audio Alchemy label and I bought it when I...
  6. Re: Berlin Philharmonic Digital Hall Subscription Free for 30 days

    In classical music, normally the musician gives a visual cue, particularly if the piece ends quietly. The singer drops his/her hands, often dropping the head, the pianist drops his/her hands. Then...
  7. Phantom of the Opera - Stage Performance - Now until 11AM PST Sunday April 19

    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdmPjhKMaXNNeCr1FjuMvag

    Larry
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    Sticky: Re: Styles of Jazz Music

    Thanks. The safety masters have a heavy concentration of Miles Davis, almost all 1/2" tapes, and a fair number of John Coltrane. Here is a list of the Miles Davis tape titles - all are 1/2" safety...
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    Sticky: Re: Styles of Jazz Music

    I have four TBM Titles. They are all safety master tapes (15ips 2 track).



    The Big Four George Kawaguchi
    Remember Martha Miyake
    North Plain Eiji Nakayama
    Ako's Dream Isao Suzuki...
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    Re: My girlfriend is not happy

    Nice set of headphones for her.

    Larry
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    Bolshoi Ballet on You Tube

    We watched Sleeping Beauty last night from the Bolshoi. They are doing several free ballets and operas per week. The current one stays available until the next one. Larry


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  12. Re: Clint Eastwood listens to records at his home in 1959.

    In 1988 Eastwood directed and produced the biopic 'Bird' the story of the great jazz saxophonist Charlie Parker. The same year he was executive producer of Thelonious Monk, Straight No Chaser, a...
  13. Re: Met in HD Live - One Free Opera a night - online for 20 hours

    Yes, rebroadcasts. They have suspended their season for the time being, so no live broadcasts. Many of their Live at the Met HD performances have been released on blu-ray. I have the Carmen that...
  14. Met in HD Live - One Free Opera a night - online for 20 hours

    https://www.metopera.org/

    Starts tonight with Carmen - 7:30PM Eastern Daylight Time (US) and then available for the next 20 hours.

    First week of operas announced.

    Larry
  15. Berlin Philharmonic Digital Hall Subscription Free for 30 days

    https://www.berliner-philharmoniker....-concert-hall/
    Includes their back catalogue of 600 concerts online. Free subscription for 30 days, can sign up until March 30. Cancellation not required.
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    Re: The Jane Monheit Concert – Naples, FL

    Jane's "Over the Rainbow" CD is used by audiophile shops to test their equipment. That is how I heard it for the first time. Wonderful singer. Larry
  17. Re: Anyone planning go build a home theater? Here’s the sub.

    Sounds like this is from Bruce Thigpen who (IIRC) designed the linear tracking tone arm (ET2) that some of us used in the '80's and '90's. They also had a big planar speaker back then, very...
  18. Re: Anyone planning go build a home theater? Here’s the sub.

    Remember the speaker in the first scene of Back to the Future? Larry
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  19. Re: Is Rock & Roll Dead, Just no one called the time?

    I was asked by a vendor to help in his room at the California Audio Show this summer in the San Francisco area. The room featured Reel to Reel tape and I made up a couple of mix tapes to play. I...
  20. Re: Is Rock & Roll Dead, Just no one called the time?

    From my perspective, I began listening to popular music (music that was not classical or jazz) in the '50's. So Perry Como, Eddie Fisher, Andy Williams, Patti Page, the Kingston Trio, and orchestras...
  21. Re: Is Rock & Roll Dead, Just no one called the time?

    I looked up Arena Rock and it didn't quite match what I thought it would be. Our niece's husband is a partner in the entertainment architecture firm in London called Stufish. They are most famous...
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    Sticky: Re: Styles of Jazz Music

    I am very much a beginner in the appreciation of jazz. I didn't have really any jazz music until 2016, when I bought a very large collection of tape safety masters, so I missed this thread until...
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    Re: Top Value Under $500.00

    https://www.audioshark.org/attachment.php?attachmentid=27300&stc=1

    The great Elac B5 (now version 5.2) speakers designed by Andrew Jones. $289 a pair!

    Larry
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    Re: Versa Dynamics - John Bicht

    I owned a Versa 1.0 (whatever the lower priced model was) back in the late '80's or early '90's.. My dealer at the time knew that I had been talking about getting a super high end turntable, but it...
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    Re: Super Bowl prediction

    Great predictions!
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