The Classical Musician's Recording Handbook is a complete guide to the techniques used by today's technical wizards to capture the elusive, magical sound of classical music. The book includes such vital subjects as choosing and positioning the right mic, the differences between recording orchestras and solo instruments, and the delicate art of mixing. It also covers the more esoteric matters of instrument care, surround sound, and the dubious art of amplification. *Learn how to capture classical music live and in the studio. *Find out how to get the best out of your equipment. *Discover how to produce and mix your own release-quality recordings. ©2004.