Learning by Listening to Recordings of Great Artists
The few wrong notes in recordings of Rachmaninoff come as a surprise to most listeners; in the case of Alfred Cortot or Paderewski, there are a great many wrong notes. However, these artists have such individual styles that they make the absolute accuracy of pianists today seem antiseptic at times.
Mortensen, John, "Learning by Listening to Recordings of Great Artists" (2002). Music and Worship Faculty Publications. 17.