What is high-end audio? / What is high-end sound?

"It arises when the audio system is forgotten, seemingly and nearly unperceived it got replaced by the artists in your room. It is present when the artist or composer speaks to you through time and space. It is nearly tangible when you feel the conciliatory physical sensation during a musical climax. It is an indescribable roller coaster of emotions which the composer has somehow coded to a combination of sounds. It is tangible as the physical world briefly disappears, leaving your consciousness behind accompanied only by the music - That is the true meaning of high-end audio….."

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