Category: CLASSICAL MUSIC

Early RUPERT NEVE consoles and their stories | PART TWO: 1962 – 1968 ‘A REVOLUTION HAS OCCURRED’ | Transistors make the ‘modern mixing console’ possible

Researched and written by DAVID TAYLORWith information and photographs by JOHN TURNER Typical of the early Neve’s finished in the ‘shiny black’ that Rupert used at that time. This 1967 mixer was seen again by Rupert on a visit to Singapore in 2003. Amazingly it was last recorded, still in use 45 years later in…

By David Taylor 2022-01-04 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