Beautiful = Arvo Part, Spiegel im Spiegel
I have heard this played live on harp and shakuhachi (Japanese flute). A very exciting combination!
Airport Express (still analog), Artephonos Energa (power-tube-amp), Peitho 303 (speakers). Panasonic TX-P42G30 (tv).
Another couple for the sad list -
The adigio from Mahlers symphony No5.
Barbers adagio for strings..........
Rasa, Utrecht, Holland, 2013 - 05-10, by Gwyneth (harp) & Jean Christophe (shakuhachi). It was super!!
real men just cry [ in private).
cyrus and dynaudio and chord
and aretha does it for me in say a little prayer
I think I had my first emotional reaction to music.
I was on hold to the bank yesterday quite enjoying the hold music. Then Robbie Williams' cover of She's the one came on and I started vomitting blood.
This quote is close to my thoughts .
"Music expresses feeling and thought, without language; it was below and before speech, and it is above and beyond all words." ~Robert G. Ingersoll
Electrocompaniet EMC1UP Cd player , EC 4.8 preamp , AW180 monoblock power amps , PMC PB1i speakers .
Linn LP12 Lingo , Ittok lv3 , Lyra Lydian , EAR834P .
"Everything should be as simple as possible, but no simpler." Albert Einstein .
I like it.
On a similar vein, there is Frank Zappa's quote which also sums it up nicely - "Writing about music is like dancing about architecture."
"Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again." André Gide
Sounds like aload of old bo**ocks to me..................
....and you're most likely right!
Which was the point he was making - the absurdity of it.
"The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds - the pessimist fears this is true."
James Branch Cabell
MAIN: Apple TV2, Mac Mini (controlled from various iThings using Remote), CA Azur 751BD & Panasonic P42V20B into audiolab M-DAC, feeding a Primare A34.2 class D power amp via XLRs, 2x 5m of Atlas Ascent 2 firing up Totem Arros. DALI Kubik Free in my kitchen
ON THE HOOF: iPhone 5S/Sennheiser MM450.
Errr yeah I do know I was " statin the bleeding obvious" jeez....................
In that case, I apologise
My immortal by Evanescence and Estonia from Marillions acoustic Live from Cadogan Hall.
Cyrus 6a Cyrus 6 power Cyrus 6CD se2 Teac ds-h01 docking station ipod classic Tannoy Revolution DC6 Wharfedale Powercube SPC-10
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