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Old 12th November 2009
Lives for gear
Originally Posted by unklejman View Post
As far as the trumpets, I feel like it is a fight. When they are loud, they are loud, but when they are soft I feel like they sound like they are in another room or something. I suppose some level automation could help that, but then the clarinets/flutes will be affected too.
You're fighting with inexperienced players, getting some distance and a better room would help but it's really up to them (and the conductor). You could try NOT aiming a mic on the trumpets, try to create a hole where they are with mic placement, I wouldn't do any fader riding it would sound unnatural.