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In this book, Grammy Award-winning engineer Richard King reveals the nuts and bolts of his own recording, editing, and mixing methods for a wide range of classical ensembles.
As George Harrison once told my friend Martin Smith at Streetly Electronics, “History is bollocks. If you weren’t there, you don’t know.”
In my experience, many SOS readers are, at least at some level, fairly technically minded and have an interest in how the technology they use works, especially in ‘classic’ instruments and devices. This book is designed to go a long way towards satisfying that ‘inner geek’ in all of us.
The author Michael Williams began his audio career as a BBC technician in the early 1960s, but he is better known today for his teaching and the many papers he has presented to the AES on the science of stereo and multi-channel mic arrays.