I've forwarded to Martin one of the Jan 5 emails which discussed the
Nimbus and the use of reverberant halls for acoustical reproduction.
I'm not sure if we mentioned the Edison Tone Tests in that thread but it
is something I and some others have noted as explaining why they worked.
Mike Biel [log in to unmask]
On 1/20/2011 12:10 AM, Martin Fisher wrote:
> A few days ago someone, may have been Biel, here or on 78-L mentioned the
> fact that Tone Tests were conducted in large halls to mask some of the noise
> and give the recordings ambiance and the Naxos Prima Voce series of
> transfers were also being discussed. As luck would have it a researcher
> came in the other day and said that she'd like to do something similar to
> the Tone Test trials for a class project. I wanted to point her to that
> discussion but think I got rid of all the postings. Could some brave soul
> either forward the thread to me or tell me how to access it in the archives?
> Many Thanks. Martin Fisher