Error during command authentication.

Error - unable to initiate communication with LISTSERV (errno=111). The server is probably not started. LISTSERV 16.0 - ARSCLIST Archives

Print

Print


Dennis, was there any sonic advantage to that? Why did they do that, just known/perfected practices 
or some other reason?

-- Tom Fine

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dennis Rooney" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Thursday, June 07, 2012 11:33 AM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Who needs vinyl?


> Dear Steve,
>
> Almost invariably, , and always after 1940, is the answer to your first
> question. EMI Columbia continued to master on beeswax until the
> introduction of magnetic tape.
>
> On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 11:03 AM, Steve Smolian <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>> Hi, Dennis at al,
>>
>> Does this imply that all US Columbia 78s after they began using lacquers
>> were dubs?
>>
>> Was this process used in Europe as well and, if so, any idea when?
>>
>> Steve Smolian
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message----- From: Dennis Rooney
>> Sent: Thursday, June 07, 2012 10:35 AM
>> To: [log in to unmask]
>> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Who needs vinyl?
>>
>> That was likely the case for the BSO recordings made after the Petrillo
>> Ban, i.e. 1944-1950.
>>
>> On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 10:02 AM, Karl Miller <[log in to unmask]>**
>> wrote:
>>
>>  --- On Thu, 6/7/12, Dennis Rooney <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>>
>>> > Columbia first employed lacquer discs
>>> > (referred to as "instantotiles") in
>>> > lieu of beeswax in 1936. Victor seems to have used them as
>>> > of 1940 although
>>> > not consistently.
>>>
>>> As an aside, I was told (by someone who should know) that the early Victor
>>> LP transfers of things like the Boston Symphony were made from the
>>> lacquers. Hence, the sound quality on those first transfers (subject to
>>> the
>>> quality of the vinyl) could be somewhat better than subsequent transfers
>>> made from either the 78 pressings or metal masters.
>>>
>>> Does anyone know more about this?
>>>
>>> Karl
>>>
>>> Karl
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Dennis D. Rooney
>> 303 W. 66th Street, 9HE
>> New York, NY 10023
>> 212.874.9626
>
>
>
>
> -- 
> Dennis D. Rooney
> 303 W. 66th Street, 9HE
> New York, NY 10023
> 212.874.9626
>