A Day in the Life of a Scoring Stage

Droney, Maureen
April 2004
Mix;Apr2004, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p74
The article discusses sound recording for motion pictures. Today modern technology has revolutionized the way moviescores are being recorded. Multiple formats, mountains of preamps and converters, miles of cable, a 96-input console and a 100-piece orchestra. This today, is quite a routine picture when it comes to recording an orchestra score for a major motion picture. It often requires an infinitely complicated setup-and a very skilled crew. U.S. base Pro Tools rig, manned by "chief science officer" Nick Vidar, has an important role to play in motion pictures sound recording.


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