Charlie D

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 1,081,295 - Total Helpful Votes: 60 of 61
LINDY USB 2.0 Audio Adapter by Lindy
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
My laptop's audio jack output broke, and I thought buying one of these might enable me to use headphones or a pair of speakers with it again. It worked perfectly.

The set comes with a useful USB extension cable that links the device to the computer, so you don't need the drive sticking out of the computer all the time.

Fully recommended.
Bach: The Well-tempered Clavier I ~ Angela Hewitt
7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
That Angela Hewitt is a brilliantly talented pianist is beyond reproach, yet her ability to articulate with stunning accuracy each voice of Bach's compositions forms arguably the greatest strength and greatest flaw of this recording

For whilst Miss. Hewitt (unlike her Canadian predecessor Glenn Gould) opts to adopt a singing, cantabile tone for the majority of the preludes and fugues in this four-disc set, more often than not the prescriptive, hammering out of each fugue subject obfuscates the most important aspect of Bach's composition; his mastery of counterpoint. In the best cases (usually in the works for which slower tempi have been adopted) Angela's subtle use of… Read more
J S Bach: Bach Edition Complete Works (Includes CD&hellip ~ J S Bach
8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
If like me, you have a consuming passion for the music of Bach, and you're looking at this webpage, then do not delay in ordering this boxset. I braced myself, clicked a few times, and now here I sit basking in the glory of nearly 7 whole days' worth of Bach (and that's if you sat and listened to it all, with no breaks, day and night!). I have listened to days' worth of music, but still barely broken the back of the collection. There still remains so much to explore of Bach's genius, and time I hear a new piece I am thrilled and astounded afresh. It's very difficult to believe that a lone human being was capable of producing such music!

It's difficult to distill the worth of this… Read more