From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List
[mailto:ARSCLIST@xxxxxxx]On Behalf Of David Lennick
Sent: Tuesday, September 05, 2006 6:18 PM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Preservation media WAS: Cataloguing still :-)
Wasn't the first LP from digital originals an Odyssey release (c.
1978) of flute
sonatas, recorded in Japan a couple of years earlier? I remember
that info being
proclaimed on the jacket. Telemann flute sonatas or trio sonatas
along those lines.
Gawd those first "Digital!" lps from Angel, London and DGG were
were also low level, not what we needed in those days of lousy vinyl.
David Lewiston wrote:
> Um. Somewhat before that, I'm pretty sure.
> I recall sitting with Tracey Sterne while she was still at
> fired her in '79) and hear her bitch about the atrocious
unmusicality of the
> new medium.
> Salutations, David Lewiston
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Roger and Allison Kulp" <thorenstd124@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: <ARSCLIST@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: September 05, 2006 10:08 AM
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Preservation media WAS: Cataloguing still :-)
> > Japan.Sony inroduced them,like 1981 or so.
> > Roger Kulp
> > steven c <stevenc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Don Cox"
> >> How did engineers make the first CDs, when hard drives were not big
> >> enough to hold 600 Megs of data?
> > Actually, I'm not sure...but one way it COULD have been done is with
> > magnetic tape storage, since that was used on mainframe computers at
> > least in the early seventies, if not before. When I was working my
> > way through university as a security guard for State Farm ('74-'76)
> > I recall seeing carts loaded with HUGE reels of data tape...and I
> > have no idea what the length v. data capacity algorithm might have
> > been (or how many reels of tape, if more than one, would be needed
> > to store the digital capacity of a CD...?)
> > In fact, where WERE CD's introduced commercially?
> > Steven C. Barr
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