Thank you Ted, Mike and Peter for the input. I'm convinced, tape not film. Thank you for all the
factual tidbits that flesh out the somewhat fuzzy picture painted by the article.
-- Tom Fine
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From: "Gray, Mike" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Tuesday, April 24, 2012 12:36 PM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] EMI, opera and 35mm?
> Folks -
> I believe the word 'tape' holds the clue - insofar as I know from the EMI recording sheets in my
> files, EMI never used film on sessions. They *did*, however, use 4-track, 1/2 inch tape to record
> opera as early as 1959. And in the case of these Klemperer-Wagner sessions, they are probably
> referring to one-inch tape for an 8-track Studer, not 35-mm film.
> Mike Gray
> From York, UK