More Tips From the Pros

Eskow, Gary
September 2005
Mix;Sep2005, Vol. 29 Issue 10, p40
Presents tips from orchestral engineer Keith Johnson on sound recording using horn instruments. Johnson's favorite microphone for recording brass instruments; Matching of microphones and instrument characteristics; Ways to maintain natural music sound in classical recording.


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