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Structure of the digital piano

Structure of the digital piano The sound of the digital piano has nothing to do with the electric piano in that it differs totally from it in sonic character; in fact, the latter is a different instrument that has a different...
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A brief history of the piano

A brief history of the piano The invention of the piano The invention of the piano is attributed to the Paduan Bartolomeo Cristofori (1655-1731), who was employed by Ferdinando de' Medici Grand Prince of Tuscany as the custodian of musical instruments...
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Microphone fields

By pick-up range of a source (e.g. an acoustic guitar) we mean the degree of proximity of a microphone to the source, also referred to as 'presence'. Microphone pick-up fields To define a field...
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Recording Voice (04) Recording Levels

In the picture above: on the left, a reference scale of a high-quality preamplifier, with clipping level at +26db above the reference 0db; on the right, a representative diagram of the average performance of three quality levels...
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Recording the Voice (03) The Preamplifier

The preamplifier Besides the microphone, the preamplifier is another fundamental element in the pick-up chain. Choice of preamplifier We have already considered above what concerns the choice of a preamplifier (or microphone) of the...
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Recording your voice (02) The microphone

Choice of microphone. Choosing the right type of microphone is an important element for a good vocal pick-up result. CONDENSER OR DYNAMIC For a good recording of vocals in the studio, a condenser microphone will generally prove to be...
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Recording the Voice - Part 01 - The Set

In a large professional room that has received highly-engineered acoustic treatment, taking care to position oneself at an ideal point in the room close to the centre will result in an acoustic colouration...
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How to register for a music festival in the UK

Would you like to play in a UK festival line-up? There are hundreds of festivals in the UK, with prizes up for grabs for unsigned and emerging artists and bands. As you can imagine, when it comes to applying,...
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George Messenburg - Interview - 18 July 2012

The interview The equipment Let's talk about the equipment you like to use. The easiest thing to say is that I hate everything! Even my products. I wouldn't be inspired to improve equipment if I liked it too much. So.