Re: Suggestions for recording a bassoon?
- From: "stephentimko@xxxxxxxxxxx" <stephentimko@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 8 Jan 2008 14:53:10 -0800 (PST)
On Jan 8, 2:42 pm, klu...@xxxxxxxxx (Scott Dorsey) wrote:
stephenti...@xxxxxxxxxxx <stephenti...@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I'll be recording a bassoon for a video. It's a wood wind instrument.
Think of it as being like an oboe, just lower. Most of the sound comes
from the body of the instrument. Some of it even comes from the mouth
and chest of the performer.
How would a lavalier mic clipped to the inside work? Or would an
external hand held mic work better?
A lav mike clipped to the inside would make a horrible farting noise.
In most cases this is one of the instruments where you want to be
recording the room and not the instrument.
My options for a handheld are an EV635A, A Beyerdynamic M58 and a
Shure mic that is something of a drum mic. I don't remember the model
If the Shure is an SM-7, it might be usable. The 635A has no low end,
but that might not be bad for a video application. Put it in a good
room and pull way back. I'm assuming this is for a solo track, of course.
If you're trying to integrate it with something else, that is a different
I do have a Carvin cardiod mic. Maybe that would better. The "room" is
going to be a fine arts performance hall. I'm recording it to promote
a series of concerts. It will be empty.
How far back should the microphone be?
I had no clue what a bassoon was until I looked it up, by the way. In
grade school the band teacher and the chorus teacher got together and
forcibly enrolled me in arts and crafts.
Thanks for the help.
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