»It is the best of all trades,
to write songs
… and the second best,
to sing them.«

H. Belloc, 1870-1953

Consequently, the third best occupation is to make sure that the music is played with the highest fidelity, in order that we can enjoy it, as created.

So please never forget that the real purpose of what you are trying to do with this bunch of jury-rigged and over-priced audio components is to recreate artistic peformances in a new time and place, with as much of the aesthetics of the original performance carried forward as possible, so that in the ultimate realisation of this technology the listener is regularly transported into the actual metaspace of the performance being reproduced!