Some Audio Stuff
Telefunken 201M microphone, manufacturer's frequency response curve. This was used for most of the Mercury Living Presence recordings. (Manufactured by Schoepes.)
Telefunken U-47M microphone, manufacturer's frequency response curve. This was used on some early Mercury Living Presence recordings. Sometimes as the left and right feeds, with a 201M as the center feed. (Manufactured by Neumann.)
Source of the above: a Telefunken brochure from about 1953 or so.
Neumann M-50 microphone, manufacturer's frequency response curve. This was used on many RCA Victor Living Stereo recordings and remains the favorite microphone of Tony Faulkner today.
Mackie HR624 Studio Monitor anechoic frequency response. That's flat +/- 1.5-db!
10-octive terminology, by J. Gordon Holt, copied from Stereophile volume 3, number 3, Winter 1971/72, page 5.
Dynamic envelope of Ein Heldenleben, The Philharmonia Orchestra, Arpad Joo conducting Arts Music ARTS 47240
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