musical affairs

Rest In Peace, Bernard Salabert of PHY-HP

May 18, 2011 :: Tags: , :: Comment

We are sad to let you know of Bernard Salabert’s passing on May 16, 2011.

Bernard was a genius when it came to audio, and reproducing sound. He saw his works as art and not as a business. Lucky those of us who have had his drivers and can enjoy them for the rest of our lives. My Musical Affairs speakers with PHY units will never leave my home.

Rest In Peace Bernard. Thanks for the joy you have given us.

Musical Affairs Grand Duettos in Pommele

June 6, 2010 :: Tags: , :: Comment

One more delighted customer, one more work of art from Hans Kortenbach of Musical Affairs. These beautiful Grand Duettos are the latest model of Musical Affairs top line speakers. They are custom made in Pommele.

This year we have been lucky enough to have placed some speakers in great homes. So, we can arrange for you to listen to Musical Affairs in multiple locations in North America. For enquiries please contact SORAsound.

Those who follow my blog and SORAsound NEWS, know that I have set up my own Musical Affairs Grand Crescendos with all DaVinci Audio Labs electronics, turntable and grand reference cartridge as well as Nordost cables. The digital line is EMM Labs and 47 Lab.

Musical Affairs Gallery

December 19, 2009 :: Tags: :: Comment

hans kortenbach of musical affairs on youtube

November 17, 2009 :: Tags: , , :: 1 Comment

no secret of my love for hans kortenbach and his workmanship. hans makes great speakers. above all, he is a good person always willing to share his knowledge and love of music with people. here  is a video of hans kortenbach of musical affairs on youtube. there is also a video of my/his favorite drivers (PHY-HP), used in his speakers. thanks go to fritz de with for his great work.

hans kortenbach’s home & atelier

August 17, 2009 :: Tags: , :: 3 Comments

arrived in amsterdam at about 8 a.m. after checking in the hotel (grand hotel amrath amsterdam), and a long shower to wake me up, drove to hans kortenbach’s home – thanks to a very good dutch friend of mine. had a great visit with hans and his wife kikie. and ate lots of delicious food.

visiting hans kortenbach’s atelier where he makes his musical affairs speakers is eye opening. so much so that i seriously encourage anyone who is considering the purchase of a pair of musical affairs speakers to visit the musical affairs atelier. you see the equipment, some modern, some old fashioned. all clean. everything meticulously organized. hans can explain how he uses each piece of equipment, and you can see him in action. you will see how he passionately and lovingly works on each step of making his masterpieces. seeing is believing. in this case, hearing is believing too. hearing musical affairs’ beautiful sound.