Grateful Dead Live at Greek Theatre - University of California on 1984-07-13

Citation:

Grateful Dead, “Grateful Dead Live at Greek Theatre - University of California on 1984-07-13,” Grateful Dead Archive Online, accessed August 28, 2014, http://www.gdao.org/items/show/283745.

Contents:

Set 1

Bertha ->
Greatest Story Ever Told
Dire Wolf
C C Rider
Loser
Cassidy
Dupree's Diamond Blues
Hell In A Bucket ->
Might As Well

Set 2

Scarlet Begonias ->
Touch Of Grey ->
Fire On The Mountain ->
Man Smart (Woman Smarter) ->
Drums ->
Space ->
The Wheel ->
I Need A Miracle ->
Stella Blue ->
Sugar Magnolia

Encore
Dark Star

Description:

  • Notes:
    Speed corrected using Cool Edit Pro:
    - joined wavs using 'Open Append'
    - speed/pitch adjusted using 'Pitch Bender'
    - re-tracked

    The proper pitch was determined by comparing to a guitar tuned to A=440.

    d1 through d3t04 adjusted -23 cents
    encore d3t05 adjusted +67 cents

    The whole show needed the same adjustment, *except for the encore*. The encore looks like the same source as the rest, but the pitch is clearly different. The -23 cents correction doesn't bring it in tune like the rest of the show. A -33 cents correction does bring it into tune, but then Dark Star is in the key of Ab, while it's always played in A. I highly doubt they actually played it in Ab, and Jerry sounds awfully sluggish. With this in mind, I found that raising the pitch +67 cents brought it into A, and Jerry sounds normal again.

    My guess (just a guess), is that the encore was transferred from a DAT at a different time than the rest of the show, or using different equipment or settings, and a 48khz > 44.1khz conversion was not done properly, introducing the new pitch problem for the encore. I'm fairly certain that it is correct now though.

    joshd
    2/13/06

Donor and Provenance:

  • SHN id=353 > WAV > Cool Edit Pro (see notes) > FLAC(8)

Accession Number:

  • gd1984-07-13.sbd.ferguson.joshd.fix-353.90464.flac16

Archival Resource Key:

  • ark:/38305/g4dj5gsj

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