fonè by Signoricci
ORIGINAL ANALOG MASTER TAPES
Giulio Cesare Ricci, founder and president of the Audiophile Productions/ fonè, began professionally recording his albums recorded with analog systems in 1983 and continues to do so today.
HIS ANALOG RECORDERS are: Nagra 4s, Studer c37, Ampex ATR 102
- Each tape is recorded in real time - Duration 30 minutes
- Unique piece - Tape: SM900 - RMG - 1/4 inch - Eq : IEC
- Speed: 15 ips (38.1 cm/s)
- Reel Size : 26.5 cm coil metal flange
- Tape Source: Ampex ATR 102-1/2 inch - 30 ips (76 cm/s)
- Tape Recorder : Nagra 4s - 1/4 inch - 15 ips (38.1 cm/s)
- Mastering Personnel : Giulio Cesare Ricci in person realizes all the phases.
The original Master read by an Ampex ATR 102-1/2 inch - 30 ips (76 cm/s) is transferred in real time on a Nagra 4s - 1/4 inch - 15 ips (38.1 cm/s).
The tape used is an RTM SM900 - 1/4 inch reel with metal flange 26.5 cm.
The recorded tape is contained in a cardboard box which has a graphic personalization front/back with the indication of the music, performers and technical notes. The box containing “ANALOG MASTER TAPES - fonè by Signoricci “ is packed in a protective clear plastic bag with releasable adhesive closure.
Julian Mazzariello piano
Enzo Pietropaoli bass
Time after time Jule Styne 5’45”
When I fall in love Edward Heyman - Victor Young 5’45”
Perfidia Alberto Dominguez 5’03”
Just one of those things Cole Porter 5’45”
Bluesette Toots Thielemans 4’02”
Dalle radici Eduardo De Crescenzo 5’09”
I concentrate on you Cole Porter 6’50”
Some other time Leonard Bernstein - Betty Comden, Adolph Green 7’02”
Footprints Wayne Shorter 5’40”
Conceived, recorded and produced by Giulio Cesare Ricci
Recorded at Auditorium Museo Piaggio Pontedera 26th March, 2019
Recording assistant: Paola Liberato
Valve microphones: Neumann U47, U48, M49
Mike pre-amplifiers, cables (line, microphone, supply): Signoricci
Il Master è stato realizzato con l'Ampex ATR 102 (Electronic Tube Ampex Model 351 - 1965), 2 tracks, 1/2 inch, 30ips. modificato da David Manley.
Photos by Andrea Manno