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Exalted Wombat



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Re: Recording a choir to a backing track?
      07/05/12 12:06 AM
A prime requirement for a good performance is that all choir members should be able to hear the backing track. Prepare a version that contains what they need to hear to keep in time and in tune, but no more. And mix it dry, no reverb at all.

Try very hard not to do this in a church acoustic. Last time I had to do something similar was with a school choir. One step inside the big hall and it was obvious the job would be impossible. We crammed them all into the staff room (carpets and furniture) and got a reasonable result.

You won't get a good recording in a bad acoustic. Period.

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* Recording a choir to a backing track? GlynB 04/05/12 12:31 PM
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