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  1. Henrique Fantato

    Large Ensemble Recording Problem

    Hello all, I need some tips for recording an Large ensemble( something about 60-70 musicians) in an large auditorium (300 people capacity). It's a charity job for a project of my church, so the equipment is, unfortunately, low budget. I actually have a Roland R26 recorder, a Audio Technica...
  2. tunefoolery

    Another mic needed for recording classical ensemble?

    Hello everyone, I'm not a professional recording engineer, but I do have a regular gig recording performances of classical music students at a local university. I have a pretty minimal mic collection. Generally, I use just two AKG C1000 mics, in an ORTF configuration, regardless of what...
  3. A

    Comments on Recording ( HS Wind Ensemble)

    Hi, all... I'm interested in feedback regarding a recording I made recently of a high school wind ensemble. The sound file is: [="http://soundcloud.com/adrmorgan/ride-hhs-we"]Ride (HHS-WE) by AdrMorgan on SoundCloud - Create, record and share your sounds for free[/]. I've been recording high...
  4. H

    Recording a small vocal ensemble with voices and acoustic guitar, need some help.

    Hi folks, I'vedone a few searches but don't seem to find quite what I'm looking for inexisting threads. Here's my situation. I'm going to record a group of singers accompanied by acoustic guitar. They are going to sing Christian songs in the Ojibwe language. I don't know a lot of the details...
  5. A

    Recording wind ensemble - must use 16 channels

    Hi, I am an audio student, and for my semester project in a recording class we have to record a group using at least 16 channels. Most of the class is recording rock bands in the studio, but I was asked by the director of bands to record his new piece. The recording will take place in an...
  6. I

    Best Improvement for Live Ensemble Recording

    I've been doing recordings of High School and College level musical ensembles for family and friends (and sometimes myself relying on set-and-forget) for a couple years now using only a lone Rode M3 microphone hooked into Marantz PMD660. I've managed to get surprisingly good results from this...
  7. 2

    Micing a Classical ensemble?

    Hello all! I will be recording an original composition of mine and I'm lost on how to mic it with what I have... The performing ensemble will be: (solo voices) - Soprano - Alto - Tenor - Bass/ Baritone - Viola - Piano (9 foot grand) - Percussion (mallet- vibraphone, chimes, marimba, bass...
  8. dvdhawk

    Stereo Imaging a Jazz Ensemble

    It's been a unusually diverse month. In the past few weeks I've provided PA for a good up-and-coming Christian pop/rock band from down NC way, a rapper, a motivational speaker, and a classic rock band. In addition to remote recordings for a blues/rock band, we had another first of recording...
  9. stax

    Baroque ensemble

    Hi everyone, I've been requested to record live a Baroque ensemble in a very nice Baroque hall, 50 seats. The group is formed by: 2 violins, 1 cello, 1 archlute and 1 harpsichord. Because of the hall I'm only allowed to bring a minimal equipment and max 2 microphones: for this reason I was...
  10. TheJackAttack

    Some tricks for small ensemble recordings

    I'm going to link some vids from a Canadian Brass Quintet session or two. These can help give a visual example of what one production team decides to do in a given situation. Realize that every engineer has their own pet tricks though most are highly flexible in changing to get the desired...
  11. audiokid

    Vienna Ensemble PRO Review

    This looks really awesome, I need to know more about it. Has anyone here had the opportunity? I'm very interested in this software and would love to have users chime in here. I've just been told it will run 70 DVZ Strings on a single Quad Core. This is very good news. Vienna Ensemble PRO Use...
  12. D

    Recording A Marimba Ensemble

    Hey Everyone, I am going to be recording an African marimba ensemble very soon and would like to see if anyone had any thoughts on set up/microphones/techniques! The only information I have on the set up is that there will be 8 marimbas including one bass marimba. They will be set up in an...
  13. A

    Wind Ensemble and Recording a Clavinova Piano

    Hello everyone, I have a yamaha clavinova CLP- 230 piano which I use to pre-record music to play at shows for my wind ensemble. I have been using basic audio cables the ones with the red and white input and plugging them straight to mixcraft on my computer however when I start to play forte the...
  14. H

    would a duet or ensemble be a smart investment for me?

    hey guys I have been doing tons of recording research, and the most confusing purchase of everything seems to be interfaces, there seem to be things such as tried and true classic mics and pres but people have wildly different opinions on interfaces. anyway I have 2000 dollars to buy one...
  15. pmolsonmus

    Wind Ensemble and Strings in a Classroom. Help

    Hi, In the next few weeks I need to record a wind ensemble and strings for a backing track to a choral piece my choir is recording. The forces are rather large and the space is not horrible, but far from great. (It's my classroom) The usable space is about 45' x 45' square (13ft suspended...
  16. G

    Help me record a kids rock ensemble and choir

    Hello. I need guidance to record my pupils rock ensemble correctly. Did you ever hear 'The Langley School Music Project'?: http://www.keyofz.com/keyofz/langley/ We want to do a recording in the same spirit (a nice, listenable lofi recording of kids banging out rock songs)...
  17. B

    Good Mic Pres to compliment Ensemble

    I am looking to add 4-8 mic pres to my studio and need something with a A/D conversion to connect to my Ensemble via the ADAT/SMUX input. Is there anything good out there that can send 8 channels at 96khz via SMUX? Or is 4 channels the max you can get at that rate in that format? I was...
  18. P

    Percussion ensemble piece

    Hi everyone, I am an audio engineering student and I was looking for some insight. I am doing a recording of a percussion ensemble concert on Saturday and one of the pieces is huge. I wanted to get as much insight/advice as possible before then. They are playing a piece which uses almost...
  19. J

    noisy ensemble? need help quick

    ok have a question got my apogee ensemble and hooked outputs 1-2 up to my krk v6's. I get sound out but there is a lot of "fuzz", when i turn my monitors off they seem to have a loud powering down fmmp sound (the best i can describe it) with nothing plugged into the speakers they are quite with...
  20. C

    Recording Ensembles

    I'm curious about the process of tracking ensembles, meaning trios, jazz ensembles, folk ensembles, etc. in live recordings, how to prevent bleeding and make every track controlable within the mix, can you give me some tips?
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