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Recording Set up for trio
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Recording Set up for trio

Hello,

I'm about to record a special "concert" with three musicians in the south of France.

They will meet each other for the first time and play improvised music .

- The first will play vibraphone & hand percussions( daf & zarb) / left side
- the Second will play viole de gambe / in the center
- the third will play cello & Gadulka / on the right


They will first play a 15min. solo ; Then they will play in Duo ; and at the end, after a little break they 'll play in trio.

The room : high ceiling ( 7-8 m ) , 10m long and 4,5 m large.
It's an artist gallery with a lot of stuff .
The space for musicians is 4m long and 1m50 large in the middle of the room against a side wall.

I've got a plan in my head but i've also big question and hot reflexion.

So i'm happy to share some with you guys.
A din couple with 4 omni spot .

- First a DIN couple with beyer MC930 on a big giraf Stand . I can place it 2m away from the source and try to take benefit of the high ceiling.

- A second A-B couple lower in the center in front of the center musicians.
This AB couple will serve for solo, duo, and then trio.

In this proximity context, and with two other instruments on the side, do you think i can use two omni sdc like dpa4006 or two schoeps mk4 ? Wich one will fit better the solo, duo and trio session ?

Do you think i have to break the AB couple and work with mono spot for the trio session?

The vibraphone will be a little appart. I can mike it with two TLM193 . But i was wandering if it's not better to mike it in mono to reduce leakage and hesitate to place my U89 in subcardiode mode for that .
Old 6 days ago
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Here my park :
-2 neumann TLM 193
-2 MK4 schoeps
-1 neumann U89
-1 senheiser MKH80
- 2 beyer mc930
- 2 beyer M160
- Beyer m88 & m201
- 2 dpa 4061

I can rent a couple of DPA4006 or MK5 schoeps
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