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Topic: Sped up Recordings (Whoops, posted this twice. Ignore :/)  (Read 1425 times)

Offline revanyoda777

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Are there any famous examples of sped up classical recordings? I am not too experienced in the science of recording piano, and the techniques that can make sped up performances happen; how can one tell if a recording is actually edited in this way?

My favorite interpretation of the Liszt etudes is done by Yukio Yokoyama, though I recently read some youtube comments stating it's likely sped up, though they could just be trying to disparage his technique. What do you think?

Here's a Yokoyama recording of Feux Follets