Reslo Microphones

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Classic Blumlein technique… a pair of Reslo microphones at the rehearsal of a concert by the Schola Cantorum of Oxford in Balliol College Hall. We used laboratory clamps to hold the microphones in the correct position (March 1969). [Recordings: Madrigals by Thomas Weelkes, C236/58-60; Weelkes, and songs from the Court of Henry VIII, C236/119]


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Sometimes we couldn’t put the microphone stand on the floor, so had to improvise. At Trinity College Hall, the microphones are fixed to a chandelier….(February 1969)


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…which is then raised to the ceiling. The Reslos are visible below the central boss of the chandelier.


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The Reslos are equally at home in the Museum of Modern Art for a jazz gig (February 1970).