Igor Stravinksy - in the middle of the 1900's

from Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography, pages 150-151:

Unfortunately, therefore, the rendering recorded by the author fails to achieve its most important object - that of safeguarding his work by establishing the manner in which it ought to be played. This is all the more regrettable since it is not a question of a haphazard gramophone record of just any performance. Far from that, the very purpose of the work on these records is the elimination of all chance elements by selecting from among the different records those which are most successful. It is obvious that in even the very best records one may come across certain defects such as …   more >>

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Igor Stravinksy, Igor Stravinsky: An Autobiography (1936), p. 150-151. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1435682769143 accessed: 19 January, 2022

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1882-1971

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Originally submitted by verafonte on Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:46:09 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 17:24:20 +0000