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Well Recorded Classical Symphonic Recordings
@jfrmusic Thanks for your recommendations. The Reiner “Concerto for Orchestra” seems better defined than any incarnation of it that I’ve heard.  
Well Recorded Classical Symphonic Recordings
Brahms and Schumann get a bad rap for their orchestrations. Personally, I feel their orchestral writing suits their styles very well. Not as colorful as some composers, but with a good recording very effective.  
Well Recorded Classical Symphonic Recordings
I’m sorry I forgot to mention: Barbirolli Excellent performances in remarkable sound,   Mahler’s First and Ninth are also there    
Well Recorded Classical Symphonic Recordings
Speaking of Mahler, Qobuz’s 192 mastering of the Fifth and Sixth symphonies is remarkable.  
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@mdalton, Do you include yourself as one of the “dogmatists on this forum” from your  definition?    
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So the fact that others disagree with you makes them dogmatic.    Interesting concept.  
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@mdalton, How is it being a dogmatist when you state, in your experience, one streamer sounds better than another? Are those who say that, delusional or liars? Rather, isn’t it being a dogmatist to insist, in spite of observational evidence, tha... 
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Although I’m now really liking my current streamer, I have nothing to lose in trying the Aurender so I probably will let the sale go through.  
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THANKS!  
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Thanks for the tips.  I’m reconsidering. Complicating the issue is that I’m now liking  my current streamer and don’t know how much better the Aurender will be. We’ll see!  
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I just read the N200 manual. It’s not compatible with my needs , as a hard wired connection is not feasible for me and Aurender does not have WiFi connectivity. SO, NEVER MIND! I won’t be buying it. Can anyone suggest a quality streamer that has... 
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Stereophile evaluation of Benchmark DAC3: “Highly recommended for Class A+ in Stereophile’s Recommended Components.”  
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Caphill. Again, rating equipment solely by relative cost isn’t a foolproof method. ‘There are so many exceptions.  
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Despite all this hullabaloo, I have a 60 days return privilege to reach a decision on whether it’s worth the expense  
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The proposition that you judge something solely by its cost is questionable at best. Probably by that logic I should have bought the N150. I’m assured by someone whose opinion I respect, that I will hear a significant difference between the stream...