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Recording Session – Cello

My good fortune from the Christmas break holds – I knocked out another recording session for the Emmanuel Medley today. This time a solo cello. As mentioned in previous posts the medley consists of three older minor-key Christmas carols, the last of which is Let…

The Wexford Carol – Recording and Mixing

The Wexford Carol medley with The Holly and the Ivy is complete. I described the writing and arranging in my previous post. See that post for a description of how and why I put the music together the way I did. This post is about…

Recording and Mixing Amazing Grace

My ongoing relationship with the delightful Shedd family is continuing. After recording their recital, they approached me with this request. One of the daughters participates in pageants. Part of the pageant competition is a talent. The idea is that her talent would be to dance…

MIDI Mock-UP vs. Live Comparison

I’ve mentioned in previous posts about how I set off recording these instrumental tracks. I generally start with a MIDI Mock-up to set the arrangement and parts, and then replace some or all of the instruments with live recordings of acoustic instruments. This methodology has worked well…

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