Deryk Barker wrote:
>Roger Hecht ([log in to unmask]) wrote:
>>... An odd thing about the Lyritas, again, if my memory serves. Boult
>>always divided the violins, but on those Lyrita recordings of the Elgar
>>symphonies I don't think he did. No idea why.
>Because the engineers talked him into it, somewhat reluctantly.
Really? I always wondered what that was about. I wonder why he gave in.
I mean, who the hell was Lyrita? Great sounding LPs, but I'm amazed they
had that kind of clout with Boult. But I guess that must be it.