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See http://tinyurl.com/ybcwqwdy, sourced from
http://www.forte-piano-pianissimo.com/ignacejanpaderewski.html, which
apparently takes the image from a book whose title starts (or is) 'The
Music Goes Round.' My money is Frederick William Gaisberg, 'The Music Goes
Round' (Arno Press, 1977.) Snippet views at Google Books confirm that
there are mentions of Paderewski on ten pages, anyway!

Chris Smith

On 06/06/2017 17:30, "Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List on
behalf of Bailey, Mark" <[log in to unmask] on behalf of
[log in to unmask]> wrote:

>Dear Gary,
>
>
>If you -- or anyone on the list -- can find, or has any further
>recollection of, this particular photo, I'd be very interested to know
>about it. We're preparing a research guide at the Yale collection on
>early recorded pianists, including Paderewski, and this would be helpful
>to mention.
>
>
>Many thanks,
>
>
>Mark Bailey, head
>Yale Collection of Historical Sound Recordings
>Irving S. Gilmore Music Library
>Yale University
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>
>
>________________________________
>From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List
><[log in to unmask]> on behalf of Gary A. Galo <[log in to unmask]>
>Sent: Tuesday, June 6, 2017 11:39 AM
>To: [log in to unmask]
>Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] William Jennings Byran at Gennett studios -
>recording with 2 horns mixed?
>
>Hi Mark,
>
>I recall seeing a photo of Paderewski in a recording session with at
>least two horns inside the lid of a grand piano. I wish I could find it.
>
>Best,
>Gary
>
>____________________________
>
>Gary Galo
>Audio Engineer Emeritus
>The Crane School of Music
>SUNY at Potsdam, NY 13676
>
>"Great art presupposes the alert mind of the educated listener."
>Arnold Schoenberg
>
>"A true artist doesn't want to be admired, he wants to be believed."
>Igor Markevitch
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List
>[mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Hood, Mark
>Sent: Monday, June 05, 2017 9:41 PM
>To: [log in to unmask]
>Subject: [ARSCLIST] William Jennings Byran at Gennett studios - recording
>with 2 horns mixed?
>
>There is a photograph of William Jennings Bryan recording "The 23rd
>Psalm" and other sides with a string quartet at the Gennett Records
>studio in Richmond, Indiana in the 1920 - 23 period that shows what
>appears to be a "two horn" acoustic recording: Bryan speaking into a
>smaller horn and the quartet playing into a larger horn.
>https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__tinyurl.com_yajad2ct&
>d=DwIFAg&c=-dg2m7zWuuDZ0MUcV7Sdqw&r=951BIhm_S_xT_hJlCWG6le5HUwYfuQaYiiNjkZ
>yEHaM&m=0qVeYM8GKMIpAA_ki6nVUQHfEiEpeXA6gOvcMhMqMrA&s=difymps_Km98KXYCNZgr
>67jE_DmTPXQvemW1EtNNIDY&e=
>
>Was this an example of two acoustic horns being "mixed" together via some
>sort of manifold in front of the cutting diaphragm? Was this a common
>practice at Gennett or anywhere else in the acoustic era?
>
>Most of the other acoustic studio recording photos I have seen show only
>one horn.  I always assumed that in the Gennett Richmond studio photos,
>the large horn was the recording horn and the smaller horn was a playback
>horn for auditioning test cuts for balance, etc.
>
>Does anyone know of other examples of "two horn" recording in the
>acoustic era?  Or is this a misleading publicity photo of some sort?
>
>Thanks in advance for your expertise,
>
>Mark Hood
>Associate Professor of Music
>Department of Audio Engineering and Sound Production IU Jacobs School of
>Music