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Subject:

Re: Questions about V Discs

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Dennis Rooney <[log in to unmask]>

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Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List <[log in to unmask]>

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Fri, 1 Dec 2017 12:20:18 -0500

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V-dics were handled as a Custom Division job; however, I never have come
across any documentation or reference to production of laminated V-discs in
the Columbia files. Very interesting, David.

DDR

On Wed, Nov 29, 2017 at 2:13 PM, Gary A. Galo <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Thanks, David. I did not know this. All of the V-Discs I've seen and own
> are vinylite.
>
> Gary
>
> ____________________________
>
> Gary Galo
> Audio Engineer Emeritus
> The Crane School of Music
> SUNY at Potsdam, NY 13676
>
> "Great art presupposes the alert mind of the educated listener."
> Arnold Schoenberg
>
> "A true artist doesn't want to be admired, he wants to be believed."
> Igor Markevitch
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List [mailto:
> [log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of David Diehl
> Sent: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 2:08 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Questions about V Discs
>
> Columbia also manufactured some V-Discs. They're easy to spot-they're
> laminated shellac pressings.
> -David Diehl
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gary A. Galo <[log in to unmask]>
> To: ARSCLIST <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Wed, Nov 29, 2017 12:55 pm
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Questions about V Discs
>
> Hi Ben,
>
> I just consulted with Seth Winner on this. He says the records were
> pressed by Victor, and by the looks of the matrix numbers I would agree. He
> and I both find that the bass turnover is usually 500 Hz, with -10 or -12
> dB at 10 kHz. Seth says that some of the ones where they crammed 6 or more
> minutes on one side may require a bass turnover of 800 Hz. Bear in mind
> that ALL V-Discs are dubs and, as such, are mostly mediocre in sound
> quality. They may require some additional EQ in addition to the basic
> turnover and roll-off.
>
> Best,
> Gary
>
> ____________________________
>
> Gary Galo
> Audio Engineer Emeritus
> The Crane School of Music
> SUNY at Potsdam, NY 13676
>
> "Great art presupposes the alert mind of the educated listener."
> Arnold Schoenberg
>
> "A true artist doesn't want to be admired, he wants to be believed."
> Igor Markevitch
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List [mailto:
> [log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of 6295LARGE .
> Sent: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 9:35 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: [ARSCLIST] Questions about V Discs
>
> Hello everybody.
>
>
> Can anyone answer these questions?
>
> 1. Where were the V discs pressed?
>
> 2. Which equalization was used?
>
>
> We have a few V discs and I want to dub them correctly equalized.
>
> 24 bits 96 kHz.
>
>
> Thank you.
>
> Ben Roth
>
> P.S. PLEASE send the answers to [log in to unmask]
>



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