Author: Russell Lichter

Acoustic Revive: RTP-4 Power Conditioner

November 12, 2008

Acoustic Revive: RTP-4 Power Conditioner An Acoustic Revival Indeed   November 2008        I suppose if I had been told there were sophisticated proprietary electronics inside the RTP-4 Ultimate, virtually lossless inductors made of pure [Read More]

LessLoss BTB Power Cables

September 28, 2008

LessLoss BTB Power Cables Bang For the Buck?   September 2008          This is a (brief) follow-up review of the lower-priced LessLoss Power Cord called the BTB, “Bang for The Buck.”  There is a substantial price [Read More]

LessLoss Dynamic Filtering Power Cables

August 11, 2008

LessLoss Dynamic Filtering Power Cables The Real Deal AC Cords   August 2008         I am definitely not the ideal candidate to review a piece of wire, be it cable or AC cord. Or [Read More]

Schumann: Fantasy, Kreisleriana, Papillons, Fantasiestuecke, Humoreske

March 10, 2008

Connoisseur CD 4256   March 2008                                 Every once in awhile, a miraculous musical event occurs, a perfect congruence of music and musician. Cynthia Raim’s two-disc set of Schumann solo piano music is such an [Read More]

Bel Canto e.One M300 & REF1000 Amplifiers

November 13, 2007

Bel Canto e.One M300 & REF1000 Amplifiers An Appreciation   November 2007      My first “audiophile” amplifier was a JBL SA600, early solid-state with a sophisticated and uncluttered circuit design and quite decent sound. [Read More]

Bel Canto DAC3

April 9, 2007

Bel Canto DAC3 Digital at its finest   April 2007      My relationship with Bel Canto began years ago when I read a glowing review of their DAC1 on a web site. At the [Read More]

Edward Rosser: Piano Music of Chopin, Schubert, Debussy and Schumann

July 22, 2005

Edward Rosser: Piano Music of Chopin, Schubert, Debussy and Schumann [Chetros CD 0805]          July 2005 This CD has been challenging and surprising, at first one of the most seemingly naïve and idiosyncratic performances I [Read More]

Maurice Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé (Suite No. 2)

May 4, 2005

Maurice Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé (Suite No. 2), Pavane pour une infante défunte, La Valse, Ma Mère l’Oye, Bolèro Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Paavo Järvi [Telarc SACD-60601].       May 2004                                                                                             Russell Lichter   I spent [Read More]

Beethoven: Complete Piano Sonatas, Complete Piano Concertos

April 25, 2005

Beethoven: Complete Piano Sonatas, Complete Piano Concertos, Gerard Willems, Stuart & Sons Piano [ABC Classics 465 077-2, 465 264-2, 465 659-2]     April 2005 In a recent issue of Stereophile John Marks wrote at some length [Read More]

Beethoven: Sonatas Op. 57, Appassionata, Op. 26, Funeral March; Sviatoslav Richter, Piano

January 25, 2005

Beethoven: Sonatas Op. 57, Appassionata, Op. 26, Funeral March; Sviatoslav Richter, Piano [JVC JM-XR24017]   January 2005              The Richter one meets in Bruno Monsaingeon’s ponderous and intense film, Richter, the Enigma, is a man facing—as all who live [Read More]

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