TITLE

Huun Huur Tu--Capturing an Ancient Vocal Art

AUTHOR(S)
Johnson, Heather
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Mix;Feb2009, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the recording sessions involving the Tuvinian music quartet Huun Huur Tu for a digital video disc and music album titled "Klassica." The ancient tradition of throat singing associated with the Tuva region north of Mongolia is explained. Engineer John Cuniberti describes the technical challenges of capturing the ancient music in its purest form. The vocal microphones and recording equipment used during the recording session are detailed.
ACCESSION #
36377715

 

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