Stereo Miking Techniques

  Stereo sound is something, which makes the listening experience more enjoyable and intuitive. Without it the sound is not very immersive. A lot of things when recorded in stereo sound much better then the plain old mono, hence this article is going to take you...

Microphone Types

  Choosing the right microphones for your recordings is as important as composing and arranging. Having the best players but a poor choice of microphones can result in bad sounding recordings.   This article will guide you through the different kinds of...

Woodwind Instruments: Oboe

The oboe was the most popular Baroque woodwind instrument. In the early 17th century, it saw a rapid technological advance amongst the main instrument-making families in France. These families were the Philidor’s, the Chedevilles, and the Hotteterres. Many...

Bowed String Instruments: Viola

The history of the viola relates to the development of the other instruments within the violin family. These were first made in northern Italy between 1530 and 1550. These regions include cities such as Milan, Brescia, Cremona, and Venice. The work of illustrious...