On 24/04/2012 14:47, Tom Fine wrote: > So they don't mean sprocketed magnetic film? > > ----- Original Message ----- From: "Ted Kendall" > <[log in to unmask]> > To: <[log in to unmask]> > 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. >> > 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.