143rd AES CONVENTION Archiving and Restoration Track Event AR09: The Roots of Stereophony

AES New York 2017
Archiving and Restoration Track Event AR09

Friday, October 20, 5:00 pm — 6:00 pm (Rm 1E10)


Archiving & Restoration: AR09 - The Roots of Stereophony

Thomas Fine, (sole proprietor of private studio) - Brewster, NY, USA

A review of the roots and developments that led from 2-channel telephony in France and England in the late 1800s to the stereo LP in 1958. Reviewed will be key developments from Bell Labs, EMI/Blumlein, Magnetophone/German radio, Magnecord, Emory Cook and the beginnings of stereo recording by the major record labels. A brief examination of the related "aside" topic of "accidental stereo" recordings from the 78 era will also take place.

AES Technical Council This session is presented in association with the AES Technical Committee on Archiving Restoration and Digital Libraries

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