hi fi vs. music

  1. Karen Sumner

    Zen and the Art of Audio, Part 1

    In 1993, Harvey Rosenberg published a book entitled The Search for Musical Ecstasy. Unfortunately, the book is out of print as far as I know. Harvey and I talked about hi fi and music often. I miss what he brought to the conversation. He asked me to write a chapter in his book that I entitled...
  2. Karen Sumner

    Music is Messy

    In a future thread, we will examine how to evaluate a hi fi system’s presentation of musical space, but before we go there, it is important to have a deeper discussion about the nature of individual music tones played by different instruments. If we are to talk about how a hi fi renders the...

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