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#163328 - 06/28/07 08:00 AM Re: Stunning Recordings [Re: JohnK]
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Hi JohnK,

By "jump out" I didn't mean loudness. I meant presence. Imaging on these classical recordings is very good and so is soundstage width and depth. But for whatever reason, I am missing the height. The best way I can describe it is that it sounds as if I'm listening from high above the orchestra. Do the orchestras sound like they are 2 feet tall on your system?

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#163329 - 06/28/07 08:42 AM Re: Stunning Recordings [Re: CV]
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CV, do you have any CDs featuring the cello or upright bass? I find that these instruments in particular are a very good way of testing a sub, especially if you're familiar with the instruments in a live setting. A good sub will get the attack, reverberation, the visceral feeling of the low notes right without any bloat or coloration. My EP500 handles these very well.
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#163330 - 06/28/07 04:38 PM Re: Stunning Recordings [Re: pmbuko]
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I'm sure I have SOMETHING with cello, which I'll have to locate. I actually did notice the upright bass on one of my live DVDs. He plays a bass guitar for most of the concert, but then switches to an upright for at least one song. I'll have to try that track out again and see how good I can get it to sound. Thanks for reminding me of that.
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#163331 - 06/28/07 04:53 PM Re: Stunning Recordings [Re: pmbuko]
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Upright bass is in Diana Krall: Love Scenes, right? My 600 does an amazing job on that one on track 11.

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#163332 - 06/28/07 05:49 PM Re: Stunning Recordings [Re: Mojo]
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I don't have any Diana Krall yet. I wasn't too into samples I listened to a long time ago, but compressed samples played on a much weaker system are so hard to go by. You mentioned the public library in another thread, and I haven't been to my local one in probably a decade. I should go see what they have.
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#163333 - 06/28/07 07:07 PM Re: Stunning Recordings [Re: CV]
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Here in Canada, we don't actually have to go anywhere including the library as long as we are connected to the WWW. We can search and put material on hold at any branch in our cities and we receive e-mails when our selections are in. Then, we send our kids to pick the goodies up.

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#163334 - 06/28/07 07:22 PM Re: Stunning Recordings [Re: Mojo]
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Ha ha, I need some Canadian kids. Your library system sounds super-advanced compared to what we have locally. Of course, maybe it's come a long way since I've paid attention to it. I know they got money to expand. Maybe services like those are in the budget.
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#163335 - 06/28/07 07:40 PM Re: Stunning Recordings [Re: CV]
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I find the Diana Krall CD that I mentioned above absolutely awesome to listen to especially when the fireplace is on and my wife is giv...I better not go there .

By the way, the bassist is Christian McBride (who apparently is one of the best on the planet) and his 4-string bass plays down to 40Hz. I was just listening to it and it even sounds great with the 600 turned off. The 600 however adds some real deep depth to the sound.

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#163336 - 06/28/07 07:59 PM Re: Stunning Recordings [Re: Mojo]
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I will put it on the list.
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#163337 - 06/28/07 08:12 PM Re: Stunning Recordings [Re: Mojo]
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adds some real deep depth...




as opposed to that annoying shallow depth we were experiencing in the Paris Hilton thread.


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