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document Trumpet
MIKING A TRUMPET WITH A CLIP-ON MIC I recently did a gig where a trombone collegue of mine used a Crown clip-on microphone. I was well impressed...
document Singer (3 questions and replies)
What's a typical way to mike a singer (lead vocalist) for a studio recording? Reply: Get a CM-700 cardioid condenser mic or a large-diaphragm...
document Opera singer
I am an opera singer, dramatic coloratura soprano. I want to record in a church/cathedral with very good natural acoustics. There would be piano...
document Mid-side stereo technique
When using a Mid-Side technique (cardioid facing forward and figure-8 above with diaphragm at 90 degrees, so picking up the sides), it seems like you...
document Saxophone, sax (2 questions and replies)
I want to mic some saxophones with the mics attached to the saxes to allow the players to move. Where on the instrument should the mic be placed, and...
document Congas
What is the proper way to mic a set of Congas (inside the drums or from above - or both?) - and what kind of mic/mics should I use? Mark...
document Flamenco dancer, clogger
I am looking for a method to mike a flamenco dancer on a 20-ft x 20-ft dance floor so I can really pick up the tapping of her shoes. Sophia ...
document Harp
What are some effective ways to mike a harp? Mark Bodine   Reply: Here are some suggestions for recording a harp:
document Brass band (symphonic band) or orchestra
I have been through your book "Recording Music On Location" several times. I have a question in preparation for purchasing some...
document Upright piano (3 questions and replies)
What is the best placement for a GLM-100 in an upright piano? I have three points inside the wooden body – left, middle, or right. The piano is...
document Grand piano (5 questions and replies)
How do I mike a grand piano with CM-700 microphones? Reply: Here's a suggestion. Put the lid on the long stick. Aim one CM-700 straight down over...
document Flute (2 questions and replies)
At the SAE-Institute Frankfurt/M.(Germany), I am writing an essay about polar patterns of instruments and how to set up microphones. What are your...
document Should I use a Sound Grabber or GLM-100 to mike a piano?
I am looking for an affordable way to record my daughter's piano playing. I have a limited budget and can't afford a PZM-6D. Can I use a Sound...
document Which PZM should I choose for drums?
I'm about to buy my first PZM mic and I'm wondering what mic to start with - I'm going to use it for drums... Can you guys help me choose a mic for...
document Drums, drum set (7 questions and replies)
How would you suggest to mike a drum kit, i.e. type of mic and distance from each instrument? John Gomez Reply:  A typical Crown mic setup...
document Tabla drums
I want to mount a pair of GLM-100s inside a set of Indian tablas (drums). I have a Mackie mixer with phantom power that they will be running...
document Acoustic guitar (4 questions and replies)
I've got my acoustic guitar already equipped with an undersaddle piezo transducer but I'm looking for a more natural, woody sound. Hearing about...
document Bassoon
What is the best way to mike a bassoon? John Malek Ann Arbor Audio   Reply: The woodwinds, bassoon included, seem to sound best when...
document Fiddle (violin) (3 questions and replies)
I am interested in using a mic for my fiddle. I see on Fishman's website that they offer a Fishman 200M pickup and a Crown GLM-200E mic. Does Crown...
document String band
I used two Crown PZM-6F mics [now PZM-6D] to record a small string band ensemble that was being broadcast on the radio live. The mics were mounted on...