AES London 2011
Friday, May 13, 14:00 — 16:00 (Room 2)
W2 - What's the Use of Recording?
Sean Davies, S.W. Davies Ltd. - Aylesbury, UK
Ted Kendall, Independent Engineer
Robert Philip, Open University
Gordon Reid, CEDAR Audio Ltd. - Cambridge, UK
As engineers we tend not to think too much about the eventual purpose of what we do, but this can influence not only our own techniques, but can have ramifications far afield. A panel of specialists will consider recording as evidence in legal cases; as propaganda; as a true record of musical styles for different periods; as a way of delivering drama; and as a means of transmitting secret intelligence.