[Dixielandjazz] Restoration of Art

Ron L'Herault Ron L'Herault" <lherault@bu.edu
Sat, 17 Aug 2002 19:19:37 -0400

It is impossible for a modern band to recreate an old recording as the
engineers heard it.  That recording was more than notes, it was intonation,
timing, phrasing, emotion.  One may be able to come close to some but not
all of these elements.

Ron L

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From: "Stephen Barbone" <barbonestreet@earthlink.net>
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Subject: [Dixielandjazz] Restoration of Art

><SNIP>> Steve Barbone
> PS. That's also a good argument for recreating the music on those old
> records with a contemporary band. An exact arrangement of "One Step" or
> "Livery Stable" or of those early King Oliver sides on Gennett, by a
> good band, is certainly worth listening to, if only to hear what the
> music really sounded like to those lucky recording engineers there at
> the time.
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