Go back to article: The Art and Science of Acoustic Recording: Re-enacting Arthur Nikisch and the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra’s landmark 1913 recording of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony

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Black and white photograph of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra with their instruments in a Gramophone recording studio

The Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra directed by Alfred Hertz, in the Berlin studio of Deutsche Grammophon, recording excerpts from Wagner’s Parsifal, September, 1913