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Re: [ARSCLIST] discography of "direct-to-disk revival"?
On 22/09/06, Tom Fine wrote:
> I'm more interested in the jazz stuff because some of those records
> were very good performances by some "old lions" at the very end of
> their good-performance lives. But classical is interesting, too. Since
> it's WELL KNOWN that you can make great classical recordings with one
> mic (mono) or three (stereo), the only impediment to D2D would be if
> the orchestra could pull it off.
The same point about "old lions" applies to classical.
Performance styles have changed and there is no way to replicate Beecham
or Klemperer or Monteux or Reiner, or the men in their orchestras.