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On 24/04/2012 14:47, Tom Fine wrote:
> So they don't mean sprocketed magnetic film?
>
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Ted Kendall" 
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> Sent: Tuesday, April 24, 2012 9:40 AM
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] EMI, opera and 35mm?
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>> 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.
>>
>
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 
the time.