Oral history of recorded sound
Bishop, Christopher, managing director of the Philharmonia Orchestra. Oral History of Recorded Sound
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Bishop, Christopher (male)
Studied and taught music at Cambridge. Joined EMI in 1964 - producing first record and EMI's first LP, Men of Brass conducted by Sir Malcolm Sargent. Career over the next fifteen years. Comments on multi-tracking and balancing operatic recordings. David Munrow's last recording. Producers' and artists' interpretations. Walter Legge's relationship with artists. Recording live music and musicians' approach to recording in studios. Leaving EMI to join Philharmonia. Working relationships with Sir Adrian Boult, Munrow, Giulini, Previn.