I am pleased to present you with my new project, a blind comparison on an exceptional piece with an exceptional discography, and very appropriate for a this special year, that is Debussy's La Mer.
I took weeks to prepare it. I listened (frequently several times) to no less than 97 versions in...
My father brought home this CD once that is titled "First Performances: Fourth in a Series" that has seven classical music tracks on it. Well, I listened to those tracks all the time in high school and I (sadly) lost the CD case. What I recall being on it was a medical sort of illustration and...
Richard Doak & the Semeiotic Orchestra 2009, Classical
This is a lovely piece of music.
1. The Exe Valley (6:57)
Recording a Symphony Orchestra.
With heat generated by the orchestra itself there is a current of rising air immediately above the orchestra.
Since sound is carried by moving air, it is simply a question of locating the optimum position above the orchestra to locate just TWO (i) microphones...