File 2 - [Sacrificial disk]

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[Sacrificial disk]


  • c 1955 (Creation)

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1 lacquer disk Likely to be cellulose nitrate lacquer on an aluminium base. disk

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16 Burleigh Place, Cambridge

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Lacquer disk given to Laurence Picken to use as a means of physically 'inverting' (i.e. re-winding) the open reel tape recording of The Seasons (PP/Picken/3/6/1) if he wanted to make use of the second track on the tape. Note from 'JAS' [recording engineer] explaining this on the inner sleeve.

Actual recording on lacquer disk unknown - no annotations.

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