1967 – ‘OUR WORLD’ ……THE ‘ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE’ O.B. AT ABBEY ROAD WITH THE BEATLES

PART TWO: ‘ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE’ For ‘PART ONE: 1967 – ‘OUR WORLD’ Live TV links ‘THE WORLD’….HOW IS WAS MADE AND PRESENTED’….start HERE. THE IDEA FOR THE BEATLES SEGMENT The decision to make a Beatles recording session part of the ‘Our World’ programme, might have come from either the producer Aubrey Singer or…

By David Taylor 2020-09-03 0

1967 – ‘OUR WORLD’ LIVE TV LINKS ‘THE WORLD’….HOW IT WAS MADE AND PRESENTED.

PART ONE: MAKING THE ‘OUR WORLD’ PROGRAMME Part One: An in-depth look at how this worldwide live programme was put together, and with lots of video excerpts, will hopefully explain the finished programme.Part Two: How both the recording teams that worked with the Beatles and the television crew that set up in EMI Studio 1…

By David Taylor 2020-09-03 0

1970 – BERNSTEIN’s VERDI REQUIEM …..BOB AUGER’S CBS RECORDING AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL

PART TWO OF TWO: (Do start with my previous post: HERE) By DAVID TAYLOR Leonard Bernstein certainly packed in as much as he could when he went ‘abroad’. Arriving in London on the 18th February, he scheduled the rehearsals and then on the 22nd did the public Albert Hall concert for the Verdi Requiem and…

By David Taylor 2020-08-21 0

1970 – BERNSTEIN’s VERDI REQUIEM – ST.PAUL’S CONCERT..and 50 years later – the recovered stereo mix!

PART ONE OF TWO By DAVID TAYLOR In February 1970 I’d only been with London Weekend TV for a few months when we broadcast a classical concert that affected me more than any other I had experienced. This was Leonard Bernstein conducting the London Symphony Orchestra in the Verdi Requiem in St.Paul’s Cathedral. As a…

By David Taylor 2020-08-05 0

1969….I MOVE ON TO LONDON WEEKEND…via THAMES

POST No. 4 by DAVID TAYLOR JUNE 2020 In 1968 Independent Television had received it’s first shake-up, when licenses were all up for renewal and although Anglia retained it’s licence, the separate weekend contracts for the North and the Midlands became full seven day ones and the North was split into two regions.London continued as…

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