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Old 17th August 2019
Lives for gear

Originally Posted by studer58 View Post
Not all small rooms sound in point (with 11 players all giving their best, and very good clarity for all) :

Keeping a lid on playing volume, good arrangements and intelligent choice of mics all play a part here...the Tiny Desks are model exemplars of making a small space work...and let's not forget that they squeeze an audience in there too !
Actually it’s a small section of a very large “open
plan” floor in NPR’s Washington building.

To the left rear in the above video it is wide open to a very large open space with many desks with low cubicle dividers. To the right rear is a wide corridor to the central open atrium with stairs and elevators. To the left front is a low divider and on the other side is the engineer who records the concerts on a Sound Devices 788.
Besides the many mic MKH418 there is a pair of ? Schoeps MK4’s hung from the ceiling roughly above where the camera is located.
The video is shot roughly on the diagonal of this