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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Colour photograph of the cellos and basses part of the royal college of music chamber orchestra recording music to wax discs

The RCM Chamber Orchestra recording Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony acoustically on wax discs, No.1: cellos and basses