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Synchron Stage, Narrow or Wide?
Last post Fri, May 29 2020 by PaoloT, 6 replies.
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Posted on Fri, May 29 2020 09:26
by PaoloT
Joined on Tue, Dec 27 2016, Posts 647

Hi,

I know that with the pianos the Synchron stage has been used in its wide position.

I wonder however if the orchestra has been recorded in the wide or narrow positioning.

This is also to know the best match when combinining SY and VI libraries using the Teldex room with the latter ones.

Paolo

Posted on Fri, May 29 2020 09:42
by Paul
Joined on Sat, Aug 03 2002, Vienna, Posts 12053

Hi Paolo, 

All instruments are recorded in the wide position. That's also how we usually record any soundtracks @Synchron Stage Vienna. 

Best,
Paul

Paul Kopf
Product Manager - Vienna Symphonic Library
Posted on Fri, May 29 2020 09:47
by PaoloT
Joined on Tue, Dec 27 2016, Posts 647

Paul, thank you. Very interesting!

So, we need @Dietz to be forced to make MIRx presets for the Teldex Wide! :)

Paolo

Posted on Fri, May 29 2020 14:31
by PaoloT
Joined on Tue, Dec 27 2016, Posts 647

Considering that the wide position of the Teldex lacks a second microphone, I'm tempted to say that using the narrow position would be a savvier choice. Wide may sound somewhat more interesting, but the second microphone does a lot to increase realism.

Paolo

Posted on Fri, May 29 2020 15:47
by Dietz
Joined on Tue, Aug 06 2002, Vienna / Europe, Posts 7412

We have been told back then that the "wide" orientation is hardly used at Teldex. I seem to remember that I even added a draft to the Venue Manual, supplied by the guys running Teldex, which outlines a typical setup  ... (leaves for searching 8-) ...)

... yes, there it is:

-> https://www.vsl.info/en/manuals/mir-roompacks/roompack2#venue-maps

Just scroll down a bit to see it.

/Dietz - Vienna Symphonic Library
Posted on Fri, May 29 2020 19:19
by PaoloT
Joined on Tue, Dec 27 2016, Posts 647

Originally Posted by: Dietz Go to Quoted Post

I seem to remember that I even added a draft to the Venue Manual, supplied by the guys running Teldex, which outlines a typical setup  ... (leaves for searching 8-) ...)

Ah, nice! It's not the same setup as a typical concert hall, but studio setups are usually peculiar to the studio.

I'm growing more and more interested to the Synchron stage in wide position. I don't yet have that roompack, but I'm liking the Synchronized sound, and the venue previews you published in your web site.

I wonder if the DGG records with the Wiener Philharmoniker of the 60s and 70s were recorded there. Thinking about von Karajan: his records with the Berliners sound fat and full, dark and bass-heavy; with the Wieners it is all somewhat more transparent, while still sounding full. I wouldn't be surprised if the ones in your catalogue are the rooms these recordings were made in the respective towns.

Paolo

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