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So they don't mean sprocketed magnetic film?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ted Kendall" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Tuesday, April 24, 2012 9:40 AM
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:
>> http://www.yousendit.com/download/M3Brc2ZPK3g3bUJEZU1UQw?cid=tx-02002207340200000000&s=19102 
>>
>> (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 instruments."
>>
>> 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.
>