Joseph Szigeti - the 1900's

from With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged, pages 145-146:

We performers who have had the advantage of familiarity with the technique and material of the phonograph for many years are free of the inhibitions that bother some artists in the recording room. Recordings by people who are used to recording therefore often give you the warmth and feeling of a concert hall. Experienced performers don’t think foremost of turning out absolutely impeccable – but cold – records, such as I call “laboratory records”; they strive after a living performance that has the impact of the moment, on that gives you almost a visual impression of the player. Some …   more >>
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Joseph Szigeti, With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged (New York, 1967), p. 145-146. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433110399704 accessed: 15 August, 2022

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Joseph Szigeti
Violinist
1892-1973

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Date/Time the 1900's

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Sun, 31 May 2015 23:13:19 +0100
Approved on Mon, 11 Jan 2016 17:40:58 +0000