On 24/04/2012 14:47, Tom Fine wrote:
> So they don't mean sprocketed magnetic film?
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> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] EMI, opera and 35mm?
>> On 24/04/2012 13:27, Tom Fine wrote:
>>> I came across this blurb in May 1968 High Fidelity:
>>> (paste full link into browser if it's split by e-mail)
>>> The part from London, about Klemperer recording Wagner for EMI,
>>> starts at the bottom of the first page.
>>> At the top of the second page, the piece reports that "35-mm tape
>>> (is used) when separate systems were being used for voices and
>>> Are there any EMI veterans on this list who can tell me more about
>>> this technique? How long was it used? Aside from the Klemperer
>>> Wagner opera recording, what other records were made using this
>>> technique? Was it ever detailed or used as a marketing hook in EMI
>>> advertising or album-notes?
>>> Finally, do any EMI veterans have photos of the setup, showing the
>>> 35mm equipment?
>>> -- Tom Fine
>> I'm pretty certain this would be one inch tape on Studer J37s, of
>> which Abbey Road had several at the time, although there was a
>> similar Telefunken machine as well. Four tracks gave one pair for
>> voices and one for orchestra.
Not as far as I know - I have not come across any other suggestion that
this was used there, and the technical climate was quite conservative at