Category: 1970

1970 – THE CHANGING FACE OF MUSIC AT London Weekend TV | A look at ‘THE WORLD OF MAYNARD FERGUSON’.

Contents: Making the music on TV sound better And making the ‘Light Entertainment’ shows better What to do about ‘a house band’? ‘The World Of Maynard Ferguson’ TV Special Video excerpt one – the opening and first band number: Video excerpt two – keep the singers moving: The others in the show The sound rig…

By David Taylor 2021-10-27 0

1969 to 1972 – DAVID FROST AT LONDON WEEKEND

CONTENTS: Video excerpt one: The Savundra interview A change-round in ITV New studios….new staff? Frost gets a show…every weekend evening London Weekend starts of with a ‘strike’ Busking the first Frost On Sunday onto ‘Air LWT ratings were crashing and so was the company A look at sound coverage on the Frost Shows A ‘Radio…

By David Taylor 2020-12-19 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, about the St.Paul’s concert: HERE) By DAVID TAYLOR CONTENTS: CBS DO A ‘CLASSICAL QUADRAPHONIC’ RECORDING BOB AUGER – THE UK’s MOST EXPERIENCED ‘FREELANCE’ CLASSICAL ENGINEER THE CBS PRODUCTION TEAM THE CONTROL ROOM SET-UP THE ORCHESTRA AND MIC LAYOUT BOB AUGER’S NEVE CONSOLES THE ORCHESTRA, CHOIR and…

By David Taylor 2020-08-21 4

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

PART ONE OF TWO By DAVID TAYLOR CONTENTS: BIG MUSIC IN A BIG ROOM BERNSTEIN LEAVES A POLITICAL PROBLEM BEHIND BERNSTEIN’S ‘INSANE SCHEDULE’ “TALE OF 3 TENORS AND A CONDUCTOR” LWT GOES INTO ‘CO-PRODUCTION’ HUMPHREY BURTON’S MEMORIES MIKING THE ORCHESTRA 50 YEARS LATER…A LOOK AT THE PICTURES and SOUND VIDEO EXCERPT ONE – DIES IRAE…

By David Taylor 2020-08-05 0