Category: RECORDING SESSIONS

1960’s – PYE BROADCAST AUDIO CONSOLES | PART FOUR | THE INNOVATIVE PYE TRANSISTOR TV STUDIO MIXER

CONTENTS: THE FIRST MODULAR BROADCAST STUDIO MIXER ATV’s four 34-channel consoles for Elstree A look at the modular ‘cassettes’ Enough ‘Drama’ for the Gram Op ‘The Plane Makers’ being recorded in September 1963 Memories of the last of Elstree’s Pye’s Some Pye’s for other clients The BBC equip with even bigger desks The biggest UK…

By David Taylor 2021-06-13 0

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 IT 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

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