Joseph Szigeti - the 1900's

from With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged, pages 149-150:

At the beginning of the Listen article [“Reflections on Recording” by Joseph Szigeti, published in Listen magazine] I mentioned the private recordings I made in 1907 or 1908- before I started my professional phonograph career- for an old-style machine playing cylindrical records with a sapphire needle. Even then I vaguely sensed the importance it can have for a player to record himself and listen to the results with a critical ear. Needless to say, the results from such experimental recordings, on pioneer equipment, were of little value in catching fine points of playing technique. But …   more >>
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Joseph Szigeti, With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged (New York, 1967), p. 149-150. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433265048913 accessed: 15 August, 2022

Listeners

Joseph Szigeti
Violinist
1892-1973

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1900's
Medium playback

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Tue, 02 Jun 2015 18:10:49 +0100
Approved on Mon, 11 Jan 2016 17:39:13 +0000