Hear Debussy Play Debussy: A Vintage Recording from 1913 | Open Culture

Hear Debussy Play Debussy: A Vintage Recording from 1913 | Open Culture
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Hear Debussy Play Debussy: A Vintage Recording from 1913
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Debussy sat down at a contraption called a Welte-Mignon reproducing piano and recorded a series of performances for posterity. The machine was designed to encode the nuances of a pianist’s playing, including pedaling and dynamics, onto piano rolls for later reproduction, like the one above. (via http://ift.tt/2lc0kxt)

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