Van Alstine DVA M225 Mono Block Solid State Amplifiers Reviewe
August 3, 2021 § Leave a comment
Over the years I’ve acquired a number of performances of this piece but the one I listen to most often is an EMI Classics of Riccardo Muti and the Philadelphia Orchestra. These amps highlighted the drama of the performance and hit all the right notes with power and precision. The brass instruments shone with full-bodied power and just the right amount of warmth. Flash, you saved us again.
Frank Sinatra. What can you say about Mr. Sinatra that hasn’t been said already? I don’t know anyone who doesn’t have at least three or four of his albums. His artistry is without peer and most of his recordings are superbly done. A classic recording, Sings For Only The Lonely, with Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra, shows off Frank’s ability to set the mood, in this case a sombre, reflective one. The detail and nuance of his voice are captured so completely you want to pull up a barstool and buy the poor guy a drink. We’ve all been down that road before. It’s a quarter to three….