On 03/04/06, Goran Finnberg wrote:
> Steve Smolian wrote:
>> he was hearing them without room resonance, echo, delay, etc.,
>> factors which usually slow down a performance to accomodate
>> the music absorbtion rate of the audience.
> Which makes the practice of adding echo after the recording highly
> dubious for classical music as you're correct that the tempo is set by
> how long the ambience is in the room where the recording was done.
> Hearing a very fast tempo and a 7 seconds church ambience is a dead
> give away that orchestra and room have never seen each other in the
So would Beethoven's metronome marks work only in Studio 8H?
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