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Re: arsclist storing
On 14-Jul-02, Goran Finnberg wrote:
> Don Cox wrote:
>> Or compare different CD reissues from the same tape from the same
>> company ("Kind of Blue" is a good example).
> None of the transfers have been done in the exact same way.
You are misunderstanding my point, which is that a librarian/curator
making transfers from a large number of originals cannot take the
individual care that a specialist engineer can.
I was mainly thinking of the pitch correction in Kind of Blue. The LPs
and early CDs had some tracks at the wrong pitch. (I haven't heard the
That is particularly a problem with 78s. The researcher may need access
to the originals so as to listen at various speeds.
OTOH for "routine" research (students doing projects, for instance) the
transfers will be OK.
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