[Ads-l] "Live recorded"

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Sun May 8 20:38:32 UTC 2022

Like it or not, "live recorded" is the industry phrase used to contrast
with "studio (recorded)", eg, a "live (recorded) album" v a "studio album".

On Sun, May 8, 2022, 2:36 PM Mark Mandel <markamandel at gmail.com> wrote:

> From the WRTI app, for radio station WRTI 90.1 in Philadelphia and the
> surrounding area; the descriptive crawl under NOW PLAYING (and still there
> as I write this):
> The Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert
> Join us on Sunday afternoons to hear our very own "Fabulous Philadelphians"
> in live recorded concerts from Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center.
> "Live recorded" is a preposed adjective phrase corresponding to "recorded
> live". But it looks like an oxymoron, which causes me to wonder if there's
> any equivalent suitable for colloquial speech?
> Mark Mandel
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