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Reliving the event

Jon Tolansky reviews and compares recordings in the Music Preserved of various works with experts.

Remastering old recordings

The tapes in Music Preserved's collection date back many decades and were often made in less than ideal circumstances, mostly off-air. How to make these recordings more presentable to modern listeners?

The Covent Garden Opera - the evolution of greatness

Jon Tolansky explores the development of the Covent Garden Opera from its foundation by David Webster in 1946 through to 1961, when Georg Solti took over as Music Director.