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April 3   -   Guardian

Facing the music: Isabelle Faust

The violinist on Schubert, Schumann and Schoenberg, and the poetry and charm of Duke Ellington

Vinyl or digital?

I’m a big fan of vinyl recordings. Somehow I do prefer them – every time I compare the same recording on vinyl and digital. Maybe it’s to do with my having grown up still in the vinyl times, but even my son, when comparing, for example, my Bach solo recording on digital and vinyl (available only in Japan sadly) is more into the vinyl sound. There’s something extremely human to it.

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