There is an ongoing controversy about whether it is purposeful to “play-in” musical instruments. In other words: do much played instruments sound different (or – preferably – even better) compared to instruments that have been played little? Dr. Gregor Weldert addresses this interesting topic in an extensive overview-article and has kindly agreed to us publishing it here on the GITEC-website:

Fact or Fiction: Sound Enhancement by “Playing-In” an Instrument