Grateful Dead Live at Barton Hall - Cornell University on 1977-05-08

Citation:

Grateful Dead, “Grateful Dead Live at Barton Hall - Cornell University on 1977-05-08,” Grateful Dead Archive Online, accessed April 20, 2014, http://www.gdao.org/items/show/263361.

Contents:

Set 1

New Minglewood Blues
Loser
El Paso
They Love Each Other
Jack Straw
Deal
Lazy Lightnin' ->
Supplication
Brown Eyed Women
Mama Tried
Row Jimmy
Dancing In The Street

Set 2

Scarlet Begonias ->
Fire On The Mountain
Estimated Prophet
Saint Stephen ->
Not Fade Away ->
Saint Stephen ->
Morning Dew

Encore
One More Saturday Night

Description:

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    Source Info

    SBD
    SBD (Betty Board) > Master 7" Nagra reels 1/2 track @
    7.5ips > Sony PCM501. Playback on Sony PCM 701>DAT (Digital
    Transfer) -- Rob Eaton DBX Decoding (Spring '99) Playback on
    Panasonic 4100 DAT > DB 924 D/A > Dolby 361's w/dbx K9-22
    Cards > DB 124 A/D > Neve Capricorn (Digital mixing console) >
    DB 300S > Panasonic 4100 DAT>DAT>Digi Coax Cable > Tascam
    CD-RW700 > CDR (x1) > SHN (Rob Eaton remaster)

    AUD1
    Jerry Moore's MAC > Reel > CD
    Sony 153 master, w/ ECM 33P's, on Maxell UDXL-II's, Dolby B,
    copied via Teac AN-180 Dolby box onto Sony TC 755, Scotch
    Classic 10.5 inch reel, 7.5 ips, Dolby B - Transfer by Rob
    Berger (1/05), Sony TC 850>Teac AN-180>Sony SBM1 super bit
    mapper > Tascam CD-Rw4U > SHN

    AUD2
    Steve Maizner > Sony ECM-990 > Sony TC-152 aud master >
    First Gen Reel > Played directly to hard drive > CDR > SHN

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    Tech Notes

    SHNs were decoded to wave and SF 6.0 was used to reassemble
    the tracks back to 1 long wave. CEP2.0 was used to align &
    synch the SBD & both AUD sources. CEP2.0 used to adjust
    the volume for the SBD & both AUDs. CEP was used to do the
    multitrack mixdown to 24/96. This is a 60% SBD, 20% AUD1,
    20% AUD2 mix. DiscWelder was used to author and create the
    DVD-Audio in 24/96. DVD Decryptor read and created the ISO
    image file. This incorporates 2 channels of 24/96 wave files.
    - Mixed by dan@am-dig.com
    - FLAC conversion 08-MAY-2005
    - Artwork by dan@am-dig.com 300dpi - For best results
    print at the highest resolution onto glossy photo paper.
    Design for use with a clear slim double DVD case.

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    Notes

    I looked at the 4 pages of notes I had on this project and
    it made me sick to think about typing them up. So, although
    not complete, you will get a good idea of what was done to
    bring these recordings to this point.

    This represents the 24 bit files that are the result of all
    my editing and the multitrack mixdown. It is unclear exactly
    what we have in the way of high resolution. However it seems
    there is agreement that what we have cannot be represented
    accurately in 16/44. What you are getting is the full result
    of the matrix mix process. How much different does this sound?
    is this better? A little and yes. This is more accurate and
    has more dynamic range. 24/96 resolution versus a 16/44 of
    the same material will usually result in very subtle but
    important differences. Most of it relying on the quality of
    the DVD-A player and the D to A conversion. With that in
    mind, this 24 bit copy is no different. Small but important
    gains over the same material in 16/44. This is just one
    man's take. Take it or leave it.

    ALLOT of editing was done to keep the flow btwn songs. Both
    AUD recordings suffered from btwn song pauses that not only
    cut the crowd cheer out but clipped the beginning of many
    songs. The 2 AUD source coverage allowed my to patch 1 with
    the other in some situations. A couple spots I created a
    fake AUD recording by mixing crowd cheer with the SBD. This
    was effective at creating patches for the rear channels in
    the 5.1 presentation but also maintained a smooth quality in
    the stereo matrix mix as well. These patches are numerous
    and I think completely smooth and most likely undetectable.

    The SBD+AUD matrix details. The stereo matrix it is approx
    60% SBD, 20% Jerry Moore's AUD and 20% Steve Maizner's AUD.
    The matrix mix on the center channel is a 50/50 with just
    the SBD and Steve Maizner's AUD. I also D'EQ'd both sources
    to pull up the vocals and give the center channel a unique
    sound as not to detract from the front stereo imaging or the
    rear surround effect. You will also note that the rear channels
    are just Jerry's AUD and not a matrix of the 2 AUD sources. I
    did give that configuration a listen but opted for the single
    rear source. It was clearer and had more definition on its own.

    d1t01 The first 16.041 seconds of Minglewood blues was cut on
    the SBD. Starting this monster project with an unrecoverable
    flaw was unacceptable to me. I decided to patch that opening
    portion with a SBD and AUD recording from 5-7-77. As this
    patch ends you will hear some slight phasing as the stereo
    field moves. The result, although not perfect, I think
    provides the listener with a more enjoyable and natural
    listening experience. Maybe you disagree. For those of you
    who would rather have a patch using a matrix mix of the 2 AUD
    sources please feel free to do it yourself :^)

    d1t07-08 The SBD is missing approx 34.361 from 42:47.001 -
    43:16.362. This was patched using a matrix mix of the 2 AUD
    sources and then EQ'ed to best match the sound spectrum of
    the SBD. I also tried to match the volume on the SBD. A
    switch in sources is obvious to the listener but this is
    still pretty good. The switch back to SBD is actually
    really good as there are no vocals at that point.

    d2t02 A tiny right channel digital sizzle at 12:18.418.
    This was fixed using a quick channel swap. This is smooth
    and most likely undetectable.

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    Burning Instructions A & B

    A. Use DVD Decryptor or similar program to burn as an image
    file (ISO) onto a DVDR. Enjoy.

    B. This may also circulate as 2 channel FLAC files and will
    require assembly. Included is the discwelder file. If you
    use that program, decode all the FLAC file and stick them in
    a folder. Click on the DiscWelder file (which will open
    DiscWelder) and point it towards that folder with the wave
    files and VIOLA! DVD-A pre-assembled and ready to author.

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Accession Number:

  • gd1977-05-08.mtx.dan.35086.flac24

Archival Resource Key:

  • ark:/38305/g4q52qqd

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