Preserving Beethoven's Legacy

Richard Osborne
Thursday, February 6, 2020

Since the arrival of the gramophone, the range and interpretative possibilities of Beethoven’s music have been revealed as never before, writes Richard Osborne

Having his own state-of-the art Vocalion gramophone led Compton Mackenzie to found not only The Gramophone magazine in 1923 but also the National Gramophonic Society – whose first recording was of a work by Beethoven 
Having his own state-of-the art Vocalion gramophone led Compton Mackenzie to found not only The Gramophone magazine in 1923 but also the National Gramophonic Society – whose first recording was of a work by Beethoven 

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