The entire time I was with the CBC (1981-1990), in Toronto and Edmonton,
EVERYTHING was done full-track mono except music production for the Stereo Network.
John Ross wrote:
> I used to do the remote end of two-ways for the CBC, BBC and NPR. This
> was before the Internets, so I would typically send the tape to the
> producer via overnight express. For NPR feeds, I would send the audio
> through a satellite uplink.
> I think the usual approach would be to copy each end of the conversation
> on a separate track of the two-channel production tape, so overlapping
> speech would not be a problem in small doses.
> John Ross
> At 2/22/2007 08:49 PM, you wrote:
>> Steven C. Barr(x) wrote:
>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "David Lennick"
>>> <[log in to unmask]>
>>>> That's called a double ender. We used to do them all the time at the
>>>> Cutting and splicing works only when each participant speaks and
>>>> then stops. Pretty hard to mix when you have an animated give and
>>>> take conversation, but probably not as difficult to do it
>>> Could you not record the entirety of what occured (sonically) at both
>>> ends, and then create an "interview tape" by editing both results...?
>>> Steven C. Barr
>> In the good old days, we'd do that by having both tapes physically in
>> one studio. I can't remember whether that involved feeding one of the
>> tapes down the line or shipping it (hard to believe, but it might have
>> been necessary in some cases). Today you could probably send it as a