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Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #5: Reasonable Take by Michaelz on 2008-03-26 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: The Supernatural Josef Hofmann in Musical Discussions  4 Replies 
I see.  I thought you had the disks and the setup.  BTW.  Marston Records published some very nice CDs of Hofmann's recordings....

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #3: Do you have Hofmann's 78s? by Michaelz on 2008-03-26 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: The Supernatural Josef Hofmann in Musical Discussions  4 Replies 
If you do,  could you do the remastering of his early recording yourself?  Some sound clips you did sound very good....

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #21: Free power by Michaelz on 2007-06-08 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: It’s mad, mad, mad... electricity. in Audio Discussions  1697 Replies 
Does this mean one may one day get free power from the neighbors?...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #9: Useful Research by Michaelz on 2007-05-31 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Gould's Goldberg Variations re-played? in Musical Discussions  8 Replies 
I see what you mean by opportunity.  Even though their motive may be otherwise, they invest money to have engineers to solve the problems and increase our understading in the field....

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #5: The raison d'etre by Michaelz on 2007-05-30 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Gould's Goldberg Variations re-played? in Musical Discussions  8 Replies 
For me, since there is the old recording and I can suffer easily the crappy noises, I do not need to reach Cortot's playing through the computer's replay.  For performances of which there are only piano paper rolls, it is different mat...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #3: It's not the same thing by Michaelz on 2007-05-30 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Gould's Goldberg Variations re-played? in Musical Discussions  8 Replies 
Heard the prelude in Cortot's recording and it's computerized "replay" recording.  It's no longer the same touch.  I guess the hardest thing, the tone, refuses to be reproducible....

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #10: Cziffra by Michaelz on 2007-05-29 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Juana Zayas plays Chopin in Musical Discussions  10 Replies 
I first saw this warming up footage on youtube. It is very impressive.  I wonder how today's pianists do their warm up.  I used to have a Cziffra DVD.  It was broken by my baby trying to take it out of the dvd case.  In this ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #6: Thanks by Michaelz on 2007-04-16 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Instrumental music vs. orchestrated counterpart in Musical Discussions  5 Replies 
Hi, Romy:Thanks a lot for describing this interesting phenomenon!  As to why it happened, I am not sure.  Maybe it had to do with the requirement of being strictly faithful to the music score, lack of imagination as a result of being f...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #4: Please expand by Michaelz on 2007-04-13 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Instrumental music vs. orchestrated counterpart in Musical Discussions  5 Replies 
(because multiple reasons)Could you please expand on this?  I am very much interested.  Thanks!...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #2: Don't expect too much by Michaelz on 2007-04-09 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: I wonder when Chinese begin to record? in Musical Discussions  3 Replies 
It has to take quite some time for the Chinese engineers to move away from audiophile test CD recording style....

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #9: Digital delay? by Michaelz on 2007-03-30 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Russian mythology and Horn loudspeakers in Horn-Loaded Speakers  9 Replies 
May be the chickeb hut horns have soem digital delay in place, so the spatial pisitioning of the driver does not have any effect there for the owner?...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #8: No Barking by Michaelz on 2007-03-30 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Russian mythology and Horn loudspeakers in Horn-Loaded Speakers  9 Replies 
Too bad the clip does not paly the barking of the 'dogs'....

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #6: "sensual sushi" by Michaelz on 2007-03-29 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: How Mussorgsky should sound! in Musical Discussions  15 Replies 
I like that, especially when the fish flesh is cold and fresh....

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #6: Crossover point by Michaelz on 2007-03-28 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: The bogusness of the coaxial compression drivers? in Horn-Loaded Speakers  6 Replies 
the croosover point of LF and HF looks located at about 6 KH where the wave length is a little more than 2".  Then the impeded opening of the LF driver should be less of a problem theoretically....

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #5: My bad by Michaelz on 2007-03-28 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: The bogusness of the coaxial compression drivers? in Horn-Loaded Speakers  6 Replies 
I take that back.  The graph shows the FR with the horn already in place....

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #4: A graph by Michaelz on 2007-03-28 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: The bogusness of the coaxial compression drivers? in Horn-Loaded Speakers  6 Replies 
I am not sure if this is the driver you are talking about.  It seems that the external horn could just help with the drop from 700 Hz to lower frequencies.http://www.bmspro.info/photos/bmspro_info/bms-4592nd.pdfI can see why it is bad with 7K Hz...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #2: Horn for part of FR by Michaelz on 2007-03-28 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: The bogusness of the coaxial compression drivers? in Horn-Loaded Speakers  6 Replies 
Some drivers have a rising db curve from low to high frequencies.  The horn may help with flattening the FR.  If the FR of a given coaxial compression driver is flat, I would agree with your conclusion....

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #3: Conchita video by Michaelz on 2007-03-23 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Conchita Supervia in Musical Discussions  2 Replies 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RM3T2fhFXFs...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #12: Now I see why you prefer cat by Michaelz on 2007-03-23 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Spivakov, NPoR Orchestra and Olga Kern in Musical Discussions  12 Replies 
That was a very enjoyable reply there!I wonder how many concerts one has to attend in order to catch a good one.About the loud passages:  it might not be the ego of the pianists.  It is very hard to play loud passages of big chords eff...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #10: Stalker by Michaelz on 2007-03-22 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Spivakov, NPoR Orchestra and Olga Kern in Musical Discussions  12 Replies 
Make sure that the painist does not think that you are a stalker of hers!!...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #3: Sold out by Michaelz on 2007-03-19 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Spivakov, NPoR Orchestra and Olga Kern in Musical Discussions  12 Replies 
Too bad the concert is all sold out in my town.Just curious:  you said that her notes are loaded with second meaning; what is the first meaning then?...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #9: Another one by Michaelz on 2007-03-12 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Classic Artc Showcase Streaming in Musical Discussions  12 Replies 
Too bad the other source does not work well lately (classes and blank). I wonder if this one can be good for a little longer and I am not sure what it is: mms://141.155.201.61/channel3  ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #22: Very interesting by Michaelz on 2007-03-09 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: The most promising “best” commercial speaker in Horn-Loaded Speakers  191 Replies 
[quote user="Romy the Cat"] BTW, let me to expand a littlie on my last comment. I always personally with some suspicion and difficulty “get” what German high-end audio does. They frequently target some very “bicepsy” sound but they kid of very libe...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #4: That was a good one by Michaelz on 2007-03-06 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Classic Artc Showcase Streaming in Musical Discussions  12 Replies 
You got me for a second.  Then I hurried to view the post before the opportunity would disapear, it gave me such a relief....

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #3: No way to know by Michaelz on 2007-03-06 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Classic Artc Showcase Streaming in Musical Discussions  12 Replies 
They meant it to be surprise, so they never tell their schedule.Glad you like it....

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #1: Classic Artc Showcase Streaming by Michaelz on 2007-03-06 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Classic Artc Showcase Streaming in Musical Discussions  12 Replies 
I do not know the long term quality of this streaming service, but it works for me now:http://video.csupomona.edu/LiveOne-245.asx...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #8: Will give it a try by Michaelz on 2007-03-05 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Juana Zayas plays Chopin in Musical Discussions  10 Replies 
Interesting.  Will give a listen to the CD to find out.  BTW, I find that an audio person with this kind of understanding is a very rare thing.  I think that's what attracts to this site....

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #6: She's purrfect! by Michaelz on 2007-03-05 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Juana Zayas plays Chopin in Musical Discussions  10 Replies 
Such a natural, flexible being one with the piano way of handling the keyboard.  I am stunned!That aside, I have to say that Nora can really give a lesson or two to a lot of hand injury suffering pianists....

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #7: Question by Michaelz on 2007-03-03 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: The Ridiculous Japa-Brazilian horn. in Horn-Loaded Speakers  54 Replies 
{let just look at the horns: 60Hz-500Hz-15 kHz}What does this mean?  THere seems to be three horns.  Does the above mean one horn covers from 60Hz to 500Hz, the middle one from 500Hz to 15K and the last one from 15K to upper somewhere. ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #4: Hard for me to come up with a title by Michaelz on 2007-03-02 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Juana Zayas plays Chopin in Musical Discussions  10 Replies 
I spent more time thinking of a title than typing the post.  But I'll try to abide to the requirement.I agree with your observation of the tone produced by most of today's pianists.  I only disagree with the reason behind it.  I think ...
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