Rosinante


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Rosinante

(ˌrɒzɪˈnæntɪ)
n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a worn-out emaciated old horse
[C18: from Spanish, the name of Don Quixote's horse, from rocin old horse]
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And this feeling had been more painfully perceived by young D'Artagnan--for so was the Don Quixote of this second Rosinante named--from his not being able to conceal from himself the ridiculous appearance that such a steed gave him, good horseman as he was.
Pegasus & Rosinante presents a selection of German poems and essays translated into English.
Meanwhile, Merce at seventy-five, his ears possibly stopped up by the sound of that rightful public approbation due an artist who has served his community manfully and well, battles on like a trusty but iconoclastic Don Quixote on a spindly Rosinante.
But Rosinante [sic] is growing weak in the knees, and our saddle is slipping.
The audio components used to assess sound for this article include: Rogue Audio 66 Magnum preamp, Sony C333ES SACD/CD player, Quicksilver Audio MS-190 amp in triode mode, Rosinante Evolution Signature speakers, Velodyne ULD-12 subwoofers (pair).
Despite their price though, I will contend that an audiophile who hears the Rosinante Evolution Signatures in his or her own listening room, and using quality electronics, will agree that if there ever was a speaker worth its full retail purchase price, this is surely it.
Previews of Coming Attractions -- Among the equipment we have in or have been promised for review are speakers/subwoofers from Atlantic Technology, B&W, Legacy Audio, Linn, NHT, Ohm Acoustics, Paradigm, Polk Audio, PSB, Rosinante, Sunfire, and Velodyne; amplifiers / integrated amplifiers from Arcam, Classe, Krell, Lexicon, Linn, NAD, Rotel, and Weltronics; preamps from Sunfire and Weltronics; and much more, including some phono cartridge and turntable reviews, some "harmonic recovery" processor reviews, some equalizer reviews, plenty of music reviews, a few surprises -- but yes, no bananas.
Brakman hints that the group statue of Don Quixote, Sancho Panza, and Rosinante came alive recently at its site near the Juliana Church in The Hague during a riot that involved a large funeral.
The sound on this album can separate the men from the boys, the Rosinantes from the Legacies, or the tubes from the transistors, if you will.