On 09/06/04, Karl Miller wrote:
>> I have not yet heard the other disc, which features a performer.
> Thanks for the kind words. The release is devoted to the playing of
> Fannie Bloomfield Zeisler. It was one of those releases you do even
> when you know they won't sell...and she hasn't. She was really one of
> the greats. Her life story, would make a great movie. She worked with
> the great conductors of her time, including Mahler.
I will surely buy this one too, but it's not quite at the top of the
> The next issue will offer some of the earliest Welte rolls, done in
> 1905, featuring Carreno.
>> It is a pity the Welte-Mignon was not invented 50 years earlier.
> When I first started on this project I knew very little about the
> mechanism. The more I learn about it, the more I marvel at what they
> built back then.
It is astonishing what people accomplished without electronics (ie
before the invention of the triode). Nowadays people won't get out of
bed without a computer to help them.
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