Others will have more information about this than I do, but it seems likely that anything in this collection of aircheck tapes probably exists in better quality copies recorded in the concert hall by the Boston Symphony Transcription Trust. And of course, the BSO owns the rights to the recordings and the performances, so Mr. Amirian cannot legally duplicate or distribute his tapes without their permission. John Ross Northwest Folklife At 3/19/2004 03:19 PM, Don Saklad wrote: >Over many many years, Tom Amirian recorded what amounts to an >incredible historical collection of off air recordings of >Boston Symphony Orchestra broadcasts. > >Preserving the treasures on these recordings might be done through the >good efforts of our community of enthusiasts ! > >There are spoken intermission features. > >Some are reel to reel format. Some are cassette format. ================== John Ross Seattle [log in to unmask] [log in to unmask] BBCi at http://www.bbc.co.uk/ This e-mail (and any attachments) is confidential and may contain personal views which are not the views of the BBC unless specifically stated. If you have received it in error, please delete it from your system. Do not use, copy or disclose the information in any way nor act in reliance on it and notify the sender immediately. Please note that the BBC monitors e-mails sent or received. Further communication will signify your consent to this.