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  1. Recording a felted aust foster grand (Nils Frahm, Olafur Arnalds..)

    Hello everyone ! I have a felted grand piano that I am trying to record in a similar style to Olafur Arnalds's "Saman". I am using a set of Coles 4038 as well as Rhodes NT5, with an audient id44. (I also have on Blue Kiwi I could use). I have played around with mic positions based around the...
  2. Joong-In Rhee

    Cello and Piano Mics for small room

    I am recording cello and piano in a small-medium size room that is too bright and live acoustically - I can't really treat it except to put a blanket under the piano. What mic setup would you all recommend? I always used X-Y stereo on 2 small diaphragm cardoid mics and a large diaphram...
  3. Lucy

    Issues with recording my piano

    I'm a guitar player and recently got into piano. I got a Yamaha P-45 and, since I record instrumental tracks with guitar and bass, I tried to record my piano, but I ran into some issues. First I tried connecting my piano to my guitar amp which with my guitar cable and was able to record it...
  4. Mic wireless for grand piano recording in a hall

    Currently I am using MXL v63m mic to record the piano concerts which requires phantom power and then different connectors to my canon HF20 camera. Not much experience on mic and this is for my wife who is a classical pianist and will perform in Carnegie hall in oct. Appreciate advise as to...
  5. Suggestion on Classical Piano Recording? AT2020USB vs H4n vs Rode NT4.

    Hi. I'm very new to recording and looking to record a classical piano performance in a small studio that could be used for pre-screening in applications for music schools. There is not much guideline on the requirement for the pre-screening material, but I want to make it as professional as...
  6. audiokid

    Myroslav Levytsky - CD "In Piano" Production with Tim Dolbear

    This looks very interesting. We'll have to invite @TimDolbear here to talk about the mics etc when its released. Myroslav Levytsky - CD "In Piano" Production with Tim Dolbear - YouTube by audiokid posted Sep 12, 2017 at 7:04 PM
  7. Which Gear to use?

    I am having a really hard time figuring out what to do. I have a project coming up with piano and solo violin, I feel like I am way over thinking things, but I cannot decide what to do. The hall we are recording in sounds amazing a little too reverberant but still a very gooding sounding hall...
  8. Help with Strange clipping vocal phenomenon?

    Hello :-) so I'm recording the vocals for my song and I noticed some clipping on loud parts. The strange thing here is that when I solo the vocal track the clipping is gone, completely nonexistent. And it doesn't look red on the waveform. But when the piano is unmute it, the clipping is audibly...
  9. Nils Frahm's Piano Sound

    I would like to get an idea as to how is it possible to get a piano sound such as Nils'? A good example would be his lovely piece called Re: As you can hear it's a very deep recorded sound with mechanical artifacts. But at the same time has a real warm quality to it. Warm side probably comes...
  10. Tony Carpenter

    A funny thing happened when buying a...

    Wife and I went shopping on Monday. Just looking for a dining suite small enough to fit the terrace house we are renting. I walked in after she found one in a charity shop. In front of me was this!. Lovely 1901 upright from Berlin, well kept too. Does need to be tuned up a tone and a bit.
  11. DKAUDIO

    Cheating On Me COVER

    Hey guys!! This is a cover that I recorded with a good friend. The piano is a patch and I had some trouble mixing it to keep from sounding either fake, or too harsh. I am happy with the vocals in the intro and end, but during the chorus I had trouble keeping everything balanced and distortion...
  12. Sean G

    The Great Piano Scam

    Interesting viewing...
  13. Bare Minimum Piano Home Video for College Audition

    Hi all, complete beginner at recording, here. I kind of need everything :/ I'm a classical pianist needing to submit video+audio pre-screen recordings for a graduate degree at a conservatory. I missed the deadline for the school's student recording program, so I'm looking to DIY this whole...
  14. waveform

    Nano Piano line level and cables

    I wasn't sure where to put this as the Nano is a synth. I'm trying to find out if the Nano Piano can take balanced cables, and and if not, would it be better to use consumer or -10 line level as the hardware input level for my sound card? I have the PDF and hard copy manual for the Nano Piano...
  15. DonnyThompson

    Alan Parsons Imperial Grand Piano Library

    From IK Multimedia, for their Sample-Tank 3 program ( which is free) These are some of the finest "classic-sounding" grand piano samples I've ever heard. $79 U.S. Demos are located about 3/4 down the page, on the left. http://www.ikmultimedia.com/products/st3alanparsonsgrand/ also, on...
  16. kosmas31

    piano recording

    I need your opinion. Various studios here record classical grand piano using 6 dpa mics inside the piano through mls eq, Gordon,preamps and apogee ad. However the sound is unearthly. I,have used 2 oktavas from 1 feet distance from the end of the grand via rme babyface and I have achieved much...
  17. Recording Grand piano

    hi all, I am going to record a grand piano for the album of our group. Here is the microphones i have: - 2 beyerdynamic 930 - 1 [="https://www.gearslutz.com/board/akg/perception-420-g1343/"]akg perception 420[/] - 1 beyerdynamic 910 I was thinking to put the two 930s on the side of the piano...
  18. Paul

    Recording a TOY piano...seriously

    I've read many threads about best practices when recording grand and upright pianos but my client next week is a musical cast which involves a toy piano on some songs. Ya know, the kind you buy a kid to dink around on? I didn't see anything in here specific to TOY pianos and wanted to ask if...
  19. How do I make a piano recording sound like this?

    What do I need to do to get my piano recordings to sound more like this? [="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YAgoKHgWR7s"]View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YAgoKHgWR7s[/] This is what mine sounds like...
  20. Schoeps for piano

    Hallo. I am a professional piano player and I'd like to update my couple of mics (AKG 414s) with Schoeps matched pair, but I don't know what caps is best, if Mk 21 or Mk 22. Live use a part, I am recording a Steinway C (227 cm) in a medium room rather dry, about 40 square meters. I am not doing...
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