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Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #1: Romance, Food & Mahler by montepilot on 2015-02-22 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Romance, Food & Mahler in Musical Discussions  0 Replies 
Last night a small group of friends gathered for a pre-concert celebration of a couple whose relationship began with an "idea" that was initiated three years ago today. This couple eventually married, produced a son who shall become heir apparent of ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #1: Winter storm & Casals by montepilot on 2015-02-15 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Winter storm & Casals in Musical Discussions  1 Replies 
With another winter blizzard in progress here in Boston, I decided to listen to Pablo Casals playing the Bach cello suites. It seems suitable while watching the snow pile up on my window sill. Eric Silbin in his examination of the cello suites as pla...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #2: Brahms 4th Zander & Boston Phil by montepilot on 2011-11-20 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Brahms 4th Symphony in its own time in Musical Discussions  2 Replies 
Last night we attended a stellar performance of Brahms 4th at Jordan Hall in Boston. It was preceded by Brahms 1st piano concerto which I found lackluster and uninspiring.  I was prepared for a dull second half of the evening.  This Brahms 4th wi...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #898: A mixed blessing by montepilot on 2011-11-05 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: It’s mad, mad, mad... electricity. in Audio Discussions  1811 Replies 
[quote user="Romy the Cat"] The sound during bad electricity days is all about noise, all imaginable noise; it is like fog, dull everything into some kind of universal grayness. The colors are dirty, the upper mid and HF are literary dirty, the HF ar...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #7: Did I miss something? by montepilot on 2011-06-16 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Chasing utopian better phono interconnect. in Analog Playback  6 Replies 
You got rid of the Kondo cable.  The Micro cable had deteriorated silicon.  So what did you fix?...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #2: Very simple by montepilot on 2011-06-07 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Why second tonearm/cartridge does not sound like first one? in Analog Playback  2 Replies 
MM cartridges with replaceable styli....

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #1: Tannoy Red or Gold monitors by montepilot on 2011-03-16 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Tannoy Red or Gold monitors in Audio Discussions  0 Replies 
I live in the Boston area and would like the opportunity to listen to a pair of vintage Tannoy Red or Gold speakers.  An audio associate highly recommends them for remarkable tonality and musicality.  If you are in or near Boston within a 60 mile rad...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #2: I like this concept very much. by montepilot on 2010-09-03 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: About Omnivorenes of Playback in Playback Listening  2 Replies 
"A best playback must play properly only what you intend to be played properly. Furthermore a playback must play what you intend to play with higher possible precision of your intention."I like the concept of manipulating the playback with whatev...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #552: PP2000 QA/QC by montepilot on 2010-06-11 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: It’s mad, mad, mad... electricity. in Audio Discussions  1811 Replies 
"or APS relented to finally diagnose and repair your unit"As a sidebar to my repair problems I must note that I did not have to pressure PurePower to repair my unit.  They responded to the matter in a timely fashion.  They arranged for UPS to pick up...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #550: Update on PP2000 by montepilot on 2010-06-10 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: It’s mad, mad, mad... electricity. in Audio Discussions  1811 Replies 
Paul,I finally received my unit in February 2010.  After installing it there was an immediate improvement to the sound of my system.  I live in an apartment near downtown Boston.  My playback varied from day to day.  It proved to be very frustrating ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #1: Lutoslawski Concerto for Orchestra by montepilot on 2010-03-18 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Lutoslawski Concerto for Orchestra in Musical Discussions  3 Replies 
A couple of weeks ago I heard a superb perfomance of the Lutoslawski Concerto performed by the Boston Symphony.  I do not have a recording of this work in my library.  Looking on Amazon there were quite a number of available offerings.  Can someone a...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #1: Don Quixote BSO Live today by montepilot on 2010-02-21 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Don Quixote BSO Live today in Musical Discussions  1 Replies 
Wonderful live performance with BSO under Levine.  Fantastic theme's on nightly character.  Lynn Harrell cello soloist.  I own this recording on cd with Lynn playing with Cleveland Orchestra in early 1980's.  Very, Very good performancetoday.montepil...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #442: In spite of it all.... by montepilot on 2010-02-08 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: It’s mad, mad, mad... electricity. in Audio Discussions  1811 Replies 
PP2000 currently has glitch.  However in comparison to the sound my system produced before PP2000 in system, I can never go back to wall power.  Even prior to APS I had system plugged into Richard Gray units.  The gray crackling artifacts have been r...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #174: Keep ye olde room! by montepilot on 2010-02-02 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Midbass Horns and Real Estate. in Horn-Loaded Speakers  247 Replies 
I suggest you keep the old room in tact.  Continue to rent the place maintaing it as a second listening room in the city.  Do not move any equipment.  Koshka may not like living in suburbs and become more cantankerous than she already is.  Start with...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #2: Sad news indeed! by montepilot on 2010-01-23 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: The great pianist Earl Wild has died today. in Musical Discussions  1 Replies 
I very recently after a long hard search was able to acquire the set The Romantic Rachmaninoff 1s pressings on Readers Digest which includes the complete piano concertos The Isle of The Dead and other selections. He plays with the Royal Philharmonic ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #423: Purepower PP2000 still waiting! by montepilot on 2010-01-15 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: It’s mad, mad, mad... electricity. in Audio Discussions  1811 Replies 
I ordered a unit at the end of December and was told it would be shipped in approx. one week.  However they ran out of units and the delivery time will probably be the first week of February.  I'm tying to maintain the patience of Romy. The only thin...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #2: El Condor Pasa by montepilot on 2009-12-29 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Any South/Latin American around here? in Musical Discussions  2 Replies 
by Simon & Garfunkel...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #14: That's exactly what I meant by clarity by montepilot on 2009-11-17 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: A single worst thing in today’s acoustic systems. in Horn-Loaded Speakers  28 Replies 
You said it brother.  That's exactly what I meant by clarity.Rgs, montepilot...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #3: Lack of clarity! by montepilot on 2009-11-15 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: A single worst thing in today’s acoustic systems. in Horn-Loaded Speakers  28 Replies 
The single most appalling quality for me is lack of clarity in high-end speakers.  It is the first thing I notice when listening to speakers. I have heard many expensive high-end speakers that lack this quality.  The music seems to struggle to get ou...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #59: Druid's & Frankenstein by montepilot on 2009-11-10 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: A quest for a better monitor. in Audio Discussions  97 Replies 
I have the Zu Druid's which Romy has referred to. I purchased the speaker's based on the presumption that their high sensitivity and impedance would be perfect to run SET amps.  After having read the great success Arthur Salvatore had running the Fra...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #23: Please elaborate! by montepilot on 2009-10-31 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: The Lavry Gold DA924 ++ in Didital Things  25 Replies 
[quote user="Romy the Cat"] Still the key is to treat the cables, all cables that go into tuner and into the processors. Do not forget that you have a perfect loop: tuner goes to preamp, as in the same time tuner goes to A/D-DAW-D/A- preamp.  So, you...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #2: My Grand Partita not vintage but delightful by montepilot on 2009-10-30 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Looking for the most vintage-played Gran Partita? in Musical Discussions  2 Replies 
Your request reminded me I had a recording of this music that I had not listened to for several years.  It is an old London Blueback lp of the London Wind Soloist.  I only intended listening to a couple of tracks to refamiliarize myself with the musi...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #1: Help with RF loop by montepilot on 2009-10-30 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Help with RF loop in Off Air Audio  0 Replies 
I am in the process of setting up a DAW to record fm broadcast.  Recently I installed a M-Audio 2496 DAC in a computer to do the recording.  I am using a Yamaha T-85 tuner.  Prior to routing the i.c. cables through the DAC I had no background noise f...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #26: What is the sonic character of the 6E6P-DR tube? by montepilot on 2009-10-28 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: The LCR RIAA correctors in Analog Playback  57 Replies 
[quote user="Romy the Cat"] Anyhow, here is what I think I would do if I use the Alnic’s Preamp. Get rich the 7721 and 7788 and to put in there my 6E6P-DR in triode mode. The tube has very same pins and a full equivalent.  Increase the plate voltag...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #1: Mr. Kleen Stylus cleaner by montepilot on 2009-10-22 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Mr. Kleen Stylus cleaner in Analog Playback  5 Replies 
STYLUS CLEANING – LIKE MAGIC!   I own a ZeroDust, an XtremePhono and some liquid stylus cleaners, but I don’t use them anymore. Why? Because none of them works as well as a product I bought at the supermarket for a few pennies. I've been using th...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #17: Re; Allnic Phono stage by montepilot on 2009-10-16 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: The LCR RIAA correctors in Analog Playback  57 Replies 
Romy,  why not get this guy's phono stage to try so we all can benefit from an unbiased opinion of its performance? Rgs,montepilot...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #2: Glad I'm home ill by montepilot on 2009-10-09 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Vasily Petrenko in Boston. in Musical Discussions  2 Replies 
Fortuitously did not attend work today due to illness.  Fortuitous in that I was able to hear the entire live broadcast of BSO led by the 33 year old conductor Vasliy Petrenko.  I enjoyed the entire program.  The Rachmaninoff "Isle of the dead" was m...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #3: Lets do it! by montepilot on 2009-09-30 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: An idea of Individual Reverence Disk™. in Musical Discussions  3 Replies 
I like this idea very much as long as the files are wav which will yield good playback quality on home audio system.  I will begin working on one soon.  I hope the idea gets traction.montepilot...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #2: Adjusting the gain Melchiades by montepilot on 2009-09-18 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Think ahead how to measure the DSETs gain. in Audio For Dummies ™  2 Replies 
Does Melchiades single channel amps have this gain mechanism built in?  Since this is the audio for dummies thread, might I ask how this adjustment is done and what kind of device you would use for measuring?Regards,montepilot...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #1: Ode to joy by montepilot on 2009-08-23 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Ode to joy in Musical Discussions  1 Replies 
The Boston Symphony performed wonderfully today with Beethoven's 9th Symphony under the direction of Michael Tilson Thomas.  Beautifully rendered from start to finish.  The radio moderator said it was a cloudy day at Tanglewood when the performance b...
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