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Piano Recording | Media

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Published January 2008
With the number of high-quality sample libraries around these days, recording a real piano can feel like a lost art. For those times when only the real thing will suffice, here's how to do it justice.
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Centre Mic Audio icon centremic.mp3 File centremic.wav

Cherney BassMic Audio icon cherneybassmic.mp3 File cherneybassmic.wav

Close Outside Mic 1 Audio icon closeoutsidemic1.mp3 File closeoutsidemic1.wav

Close Outside Mic 2 Audio icon closeoutsidemic2.mp3 File closeoutsidemic2.wav

Close Outside Mic 3 Audio icon closeoutsidemic3.mp3 File closeoutsidemic3.wav

Close Outside Mic 4 Audio icon closeoutsidemic4.mp3 File closeoutsidemic4.wav

Close Outside Pair 1 Audio icon closeoutsidepair1.mp3 File closeoutsidepair1.wav

Close Outside Pair 2 Audio icon closeoutsidepair2.mp3 File closeoutsidepair2.wav

Close Outside Pair 3 Audio icon closeoutsidepair3.mp3 File closeoutsidepair3.wav

Distance 140cm Mic 6 Audio icon distance140cmmic6.mp3 File distance140cmmic6.wav

Distance 185cm Mic 5 Audio icon distance185cmmic5.mp3 File distance185cmmic5.wav

Distance 220cm Mic 4 Audio icon distance220cmmic4.mp3 File distance220cmmic4.wav

Distance 250cm Mic 3 Audio icon distance250cmmic3.mp3 File distance250cmmic3.wav

Distance 285cm Mic 2 Audio icon distance285cmmic2.mp3 File distance285cmmic2.wav

Distance 325cm Mic 1 Audio icon distance325cmmic1.mp3 File distance325cmmic1.wav

Front To Back Mic 1 Audio icon fronttobackmic1.mp3 File fronttobackmic1.wav

Front To Back Mic 2 Audio icon fronttobackmic2.mp3 File fronttobackmic2.wav

Front To Back Mic 3 Audio icon fronttobackmic3.mp3 File fronttobackmic3.wav

Front To Back Mic 4 Audio icon fronttobackmic4.mp3 File fronttobackmic4.wav

Front To Back Mic 5 Audio icon fronttobackmic5.mp3 File fronttobackmic5.wav

Front To Back Mic 6 Audio icon fronttobackmic6.mp3 File fronttobackmic6.wav

Horiz Disp Lid Closed Mic 1 Audio icon horizdisplidclosedmic1.mp3 File horizdisplidclosedmic1.wav

Horiz Disp Lid Closed Mic 2 Audio icon horizdisplidclosedmic2.mp3 File horizdisplidclosedmic2.wav

Horiz Disp Lid Closed Mic 3 Audio icon horizdisplidclosedmic3.mp3 File horizdisplidclosedmic3.wav

Horiz Disp Lid Closed Mic 4 Audio icon horizdisplidclosedmic4.mp3 File horizdisplidclosedmic4.wav

Horiz Disp Lid Closed Mic 5 Audio icon horizdisplidclosedmic5.mp3 File horizdisplidclosedmic5.wav

Horiz Disp Lid Closed Mic 6 Audio icon horizdisplidclosedmic6.mp3 File horizdisplidclosedmic6.wav

Horiz Disp Lid Half Open Mic 1 Audio icon horizdisplidhalfopenmic1.mp3 File horizdisplidhalfopenmic1.wav

Horiz Disp Lid Half Open Mic 2 Audio icon horizdisplidhalfopenmic2.mp3 File horizdisplidhalfopenmic2.wav

Horiz Disp Lid Half Open Mic 3 Audio icon horizdisplidhalfopenmic3.mp3 File horizdisplidhalfopenmic3.wav

Horiz Disp Lid Half Open Mic 4 Audio icon horizdisplidhalfopenmic4.mp3 File horizdisplidhalfopenmic4.wav

Horiz Disp Lid Half Open Mic 5 Audio icon horizdisplidhalfopenmic5.mp3 File horizdisplidhalfopenmic5.wav

Horiz Disp Lid Half Open Mic 6 Audio icon horizdisplidhalfopenmic6.mp3 File horizdisplidhalfopenmic6.wav

Horiz Disp Lid Off Mic 1 Audio icon horizdisplidoffmic1.mp3 File horizdisplidoffmic1.wav

Horiz Disp Lid Off Mic 2 Audio icon horizdisplidoffmic2.mp3 File horizdisplidoffmic2.wav

Horiz Disp Lid Off Mic 3 Audio icon horizdisplidoffmic3.mp3 File horizdisplidoffmic3.wav

Horiz Disp Lid Off Mic 4 Audio icon horizdisplidoffmic4.mp3 File horizdisplidoffmic4.wav

Horiz Disp Lid Off Mic 5 Audio icon horizdisplidoffmic5.mp3 File horizdisplidoffmic5.wav

Horiz Disp Lid Off Mic 6 Audio icon horizdisplidoffmic6.mp3 File horizdisplidoffmic6.wav

Horiz Disp Lid Open Mic 1 Audio icon horizdisplidopenmic1.mp3 File horizdisplidopenmic1.wav

Horiz Disp Lid Open Mic 2 Audio icon horizdisplidopenmic2.mp3 File horizdisplidopenmic2.wav

Horiz Disp Lid Open Mic 3 Audio icon horizdisplidopenmic3.mp3 File horizdisplidopenmic3.wav

Horiz Disp Lid Open Mic 4 Audio icon horizdisplidopenmic4.mp3 File horizdisplidopenmic4.wav

Horiz Disp Lid Open Mic 5 Audio icon horizdisplidopenmic5.mp3 File horizdisplidopenmic5.wav

Horiz Disp Lid Open Mic 6 Audio icon horizdisplidopenmic6.mp3 File horizdisplidopenmic6.wav

Inside Coincident Pair 1 Audio icon insidecoincidentpair1.mp3 File insidecoincidentpair1.wav

Inside Coincident Pair 2 Audio icon insidecoincidentpair2.mp3 File insidecoincidentpair2.wav

Inside Coincident Pair 3 Audio icon insidecoincidentpair3.mp3 File insidecoincidentpair3.wav

Inside Omnis To Cardioids 30cm Pair 1 Audio icon insideomnistocardioids30cmpair1.mp3 File insideomnistocardioids30cmpair1.wav

Inside Omnis To Cardioids 30cm Pair 2 Audio icon insideomnistocardioids30cmpair2.mp3 File insideomnistocardioids30cmpair2.wav

Inside Spaced 15cm Pair 1 Audio icon insidespaced15cmpair1.mp3 File insidespaced15cmpair1.wav

Inside Spaced 15cm Pair 2 Audio icon insidespaced15cmpair2.mp3 File insidespaced15cmpair2.wav

Inside Spaced 15cm Pair 3 Audio icon insidespaced15cmpair3.mp3 File insidespaced15cmpair3.wav

Inside Spaced 30cm Lid Off Pair 1 Audio icon insidespaced30cmlidoffpair1.mp3 File insidespaced30cmlidoffpair1.wav

Inside Spaced 30cm Lid Off Pair 2 Audio icon insidespaced30cmlidoffpair2.mp3 File insidespaced30cmlidoffpair2.wav

Inside Spaced 30cm Lid Off Pair 3 Audio icon insidespaced30cmlidoffpair3.mp3 File insidespaced30cmlidoffpair3.wav

Inside Spaced 30cm Pair 1 Audio icon insidespaced30cmpair1.mp3 File insidespaced30cmpair1.wav

Inside Spaced 30cm Pair 2 Audio icon insidespaced30cmpair2.mp3 File insidespaced30cmpair2.wav

Inside Spaced 30cm Pair 3 Audio icon insidespaced30cmpair3.mp3 File insidespaced30cmpair3.wav

Inside Spaced 60cm Lid Off Pair 1 Audio icon insidespaced60cmlidoffpair1.mp3 File insidespaced60cmlidoffpair1.wav

Inside Spaced 60cm Lid Off Pair 2 Audio icon insidespaced60cmlidoffpair2.mp3 File insidespaced60cmlidoffpair2.wav

Inside Spaced 60cm Lid Off Pair 3 Audio icon insidespaced60cmlidoffpair3.mp3 File insidespaced60cmlidoffpair3.wav

Location Against Wall Audio icon locationagainstwall.mp3 File locationagainstwall.wav

Location Centre Of Hall Audio icon locationcentreofhall.mp3 File locationcentreofhall.wav

Location Firing At Wall Audio icon locationfiringatwall.mp3 File locationfiringatwall.wav

Location In Corner Audio icon locationincorner.mp3 File locationincorner.wav

Newland Bass Mic Audio icon newlandbassmic.mp3 File newlandbassmic.wav

Schmitt Ambience Audio icon schmittambience.mp3 File schmittambience.wav

Schmitt Mix Audio icon schmittmix.mp3 File schmittmix.wav

Spaced Pair 1 Audio icon spacedpair1.mp3 File spacedpair1.wav

Spaced Pair 2 Audio icon spacedpair2.mp3 File spacedpair2.wav

Spaced Pair 3 Audio icon spacedpair3.mp3 File spacedpair3.wav

Stereo Pair 1 Audio icon stereopair1.mp3 File stereopair1.wav

Stereo Pair 2 Audio icon stereopair2.mp3 File stereopair2.wav

Stereo Pair 3 Audio icon stereopair3.mp3 File stereopair3.wav

Tight Pattern Mic 1 Audio icon tightpatternmic1.mp3 File tightpatternmic1.wav

Tight Pattern Mic 2 Audio icon tightpatternmic2.mp3 File tightpatternmic2.wav

Tight Pattern Mic 3 Audio icon tightpatternmic3.mp3 File tightpatternmic3.wav

Tight Pattern Mic 4 Audio icon tightpatternmic4.mp3 File tightpatternmic4.wav

Tight Pattern Mic 5 Audio icon tightpatternmic5.mp3 File tightpatternmic5.wav

Tight Pattern Mic 6 Audio icon tightpatternmic6.mp3 File tightpatternmic6.wav

Under Piano Audio icon underpiano.mp3 File underpiano.wav

Upright Panels Off 1m Pair 1 Audio icon uprightpanelsoff1mpair1-0108.mp3 File uprightpanelsoff1mpair1-0108.wav

Upright Panels Off 1m Pair 2 Audio icon uprightpanelsoff1mpair2-0108.mp3 File uprightpanelsoff1mpair2-0108.wav

Upright Panels Off 1m Pair 3 Audio icon uprightpanelsoff1mpair3-0108.mp3 File uprightpanelsoff1mpair3-0108.wav

Upright Panels Off 20cm Pair 1 Audio icon uprightpanelsoff20cmpair1-0108.mp3 File uprightpanelsoff20cmpair1-0108.wav

Upright Panels Off 20cm Pair 2 Audio icon uprightpanelsoff20cmpair2-0108.mp3 File uprightpanelsoff20cmpair2-0108.wav

Upright Panels Off 20cm Pair 3 Audio icon uprightpanelsoff20cmpair3-0108.mp3 File uprightpanelsoff20cmpair3-0108.wav

Upright Panels Off 50cm Pair 1 Audio icon uprightpanelsoff50cmpair1-0108.mp3 File uprightpanelsoff50cmpair1-0108.wav

Upright Panels Off 50cm Pair 2 Audio icon uprightpanelsoff50cmpair2-0108.mp3 File uprightpanelsoff50cmpair2-0108.wav

Upright Panels Off 50cm Pair 3 Audio icon uprightpanelsoff50cmpair3-0108.mp3 File uprightpanelsoff50cmpair3-0108.wav

Upright Panels On 1m Pair 1 Audio icon uprightpanelson1mpair1-0108.mp3 File uprightpanelson1mpair1-0108.wav

Upright Panels On 1m Pair 2 Audio icon uprightpanelson1mpair2-0108.mp3 File uprightpanelson1mpair2-0108.wav

Upright Panels On 1m Pair 3 Audio icon uprightpanelson1mpair3-0108.mp3 File uprightpanelson1mpair3-0108.wav

Upright Panels On 20cm Pair 1 Audio icon uprightpanelson20cmpair1-0108.mp3 File uprightpanelson20cmpair1-0108.wav

Upright Panels On 20cm Pair 2 Audio icon uprightpanelson20cmpair2-0108.mp3 File uprightpanelson20cmpair2-0108.wav

Upright Panels On 20cm Pair 3 Audio icon uprightpanelson20cmpair3-0108.mp3 File uprightpanelson20cmpair3-0108.wav

Upright Panels On Inside Pair 1 Audio icon uprightpanelsoninsidepair1-0108.mp3 File uprightpanelsoninsidepair1-0108.wav

Upright Panels On Inside Pair 2 Audio icon uprightpanelsoninsidepair2-0108.mp3 File uprightpanelsoninsidepair2-0108.wav

Upright Panels On Inside Pair 3 Audio icon uprightpanelsoninsidepair3-0108.mp3 File uprightpanelsoninsidepair3-0108.wav

Vert Disp 115cm Mic 5 Audio icon vertdisp115cmmic5.mp3 File vertdisp115cmmic5.wav

Vert Disp 155cm Mic 4 Audio icon vertdisp155cmmic4.mp3 File vertdisp155cmmic4.wav

Vert Disp 195cm Mic 3 Audio icon vertdisp195cmmic3.mp3 File vertdisp195cmmic3.wav

Vert Disp 235cm Mic 2 Audio icon vertdisp235cmmic2.mp3 File vertdisp235cmmic2.wav

Vert Disp 280cm Mic 1 Audio icon vertdisp280cmmic1.mp3 File vertdisp280cmmic1.wav

Vert Disp 85cm Mic 6 Audio icon vertdisp85cmmic6.mp3 File vertdisp85cmmic6.wav

Published January 2008