Recording in Two Minute Chunks

Recording in Two Minute Chunks Recording action passages and music that demands a lot from your players is best to be split into approx. two minute chunks and later edit them together again. With this procedure, the musicians can focus on certain passages and pull...

Varispeed for Tuning

Varispeed For Tuning By now, most film scoring studios have the technical possibility to use Varispeed to compensate for the standard a= 442 or 443 Hz tuning of a normal orchestra by recording at a slightly higher sample frequency and tempo than what the actual...

“Bells up” on French Horns

“Bells Up” on French Horns For French Horns there is quite often seen in score sheets a request to put the “Bells up” which is supposed to give them some extra volume and brassyness. Even some sample patches are available that cover this technique. Among...

Influence of Recording Stage Size

Influence of Recording Stage Size If you have a choice between several recording venues, you should make a wise decision, which kind of sound your music needs. The advantage of a small space is that you get a lot of precision in the sound. This is very useful when you...