WAX CYLINDER RECORDINGS: Just how hard was recording on a wax cylinder?

Suzy Klein finds out - by making a record just as Elgar had done it

I’ve loved exploring the last 100 years of music-making in Britain as we’ve recorded Our Classical Century. For this project we wanted to tell a story through our encounters with classical – both public and private – which brought into focus what was happening in the country at large. So, rather than produce a .....