I find myself very rarely listening to my old recordings, just once in a while for mostly historical reasons. The old recordings of Huberman, Ysaye, Elman, Kreisler are fantastic from a historical perspective, and sometimes to hear some aspect of technique, or perhaps to gain insight into what the greats said or did.
But the recording quality is poor by today's standards, the playing generally not at quite as high a technical level. So perhaps someone can share what they find about a particular recording so interesting to them. I'm talking about a recording from the 78 era, not a 40s or 50s recording.
And if there's someone who actually regularly listens to their old 78 recordings over today's recordings I'd be really interested to hear why?
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