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John Eargle Discusses pipe organ recording technique on CD

Discussion in 'Acoustic Keyboards' started by TeddyBullard, Jul 9, 2006.

  1. TeddyBullard

    TeddyBullard Guest


    Saw this referenced on another forum, and thought that some here would benefit from the purchase. I lucked out and got one for 2.50 on ebay, but they are cheap anyway.

    Recording engineer and sometime organist John Eargle selects examples from several Delos recordings of organ, mostly recorded by Eargle himself, who provides brief notes about recording technique on each selection, how that technique was chosen based on repertoire, room acoustic, and the organ, and he also writes a short but very helpful glossary of organ terms such as “imitative flue stop” and an explanation of stop pitches such as 8’, 4’, 2-2/3’, etc.
  2. MasonMedia

    MasonMedia Guest


    Thanks for bringing this recording to our attention. John is a friend, but he's never mentioned this particular recording.

    For others who may not know of his work specifically, there are 4 other Delos recordings that highlight his work. The liner notes include details on microphones and techniques used for the specific excerpts.

    The Symphonic Sound Stage - D/CD 3502
    Second Stage - The Symphonic Sound Stage, Vol 2 - D/CD 3504
    Engineer's Choice - DE 3506
    Engineer's Choice II - DE 3512

  3. John Stafford

    John Stafford Well-Known Member

    Oct 1, 2004
    It's very kind of you to post this link. Yet more stuff to consider...that's the fun part :)

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