On Wed, 16 Jun 2004, Mike Richter wrote:
> a change in mikes used and miking technique, thereby reducing the intended
> sibilance. (For example, compare with the ETV telecast in which her
> speaking voice is unique but not sibilant, but the sung segments which
> follow show the familiar sibilance even when singing with another.) I do
> note that her Telefunken 78s, show a markedly different voice from that of
> the Columbia years and one without excessive sibilance.
> If you are being asked to reduce a quality inherent in the voice and the
> recording, you will have to create a sound not intended originally.
Your use of words strikes me as so very well chosen. It reminds me of the
differences: what sort of sound was intended by the recording engineer,
the actual sound of her voice and what one might end up with as the result
of a transfer.