Percussion - Timpani and Orchestral for $70
Dave has decades of experience as a Timpanist & Percussionist as a member of The Queensland Symphony Orchestra, The Camerata and the Australian Festival Orchestra among many others. He has performed the major symphonic works on Timpani & Percussion from Mozart Symphonies through to Stravinsky's Rite Of Spring multiple times. He has extensive contemporary chamber ensemble recording and performance experience with Elision and Topology.
Dave has a large studio tracking space (4 metre ceilings) with all instruments setup with dedicated mics ready to record at a moment's notice. All instruments can be either close miked for an intimate feature solo sound or distant miked for a concert hall sound; or a combination of both. He also has a dedicated mixing control room with full acoustic treatment.
How Many Instruments?
Generally $70 USD is for up to 3 larger orchestral instruments (eg Timpani, Marimba, Glockenspiel) each playing for longer than 1 minute. One shot style recordings or short sections on auxiliary instruments (eg tambourine, hand cymbals) can also be included at no extra charge. Once your requirements are known a custom quote is easily provided.
How Many Tracks ?
All stems of close and distant/room microphones of each instrument are provided or a fully mixed stereo bounce down can be supplied.
How Many Revisions ?
Usually up to 3 revisions for whole takes. Retakes and edits of smaller sections are easily accommodated.
Studio Gear List -
Mics - AKG C414, AKG C513, Rode NT2A Pair, Rode NT5 Pair, Audix D6, Audix I5, Shure SM57 x4, Shure SM58, Sennheiser e905, K and K Vibraphone pickups.
Interfaces - RME UFX (Orchestral & Mallets), Focusrite Clarett 8 Pre (Drum Kit), Presonus Digimax D8.
Monitors - Presonus Sceptre s8, Equator Audio D5.
DAW - Pro Tools, Ableton, Logic Pro, Reaper, Cubase AI
Instrument List -
Full set of 5 Ludwig Copper Timpani
Mallets - Vibraphone with k&k pickup system, Vibraphonette, Glockenspiel, Marimba, Xylophone, Pit Xylophone, Chromatic Kalimba
Specialist Drums - 10x6 & 12x5 Maple Snare, 14x16 Marching Snare, 1950's 12x5 Wood Snare, Rototom Set (5), Hand Pan
Gongs & Cymbals - Set of 5 Gamelan Tuned Gongs (low F2, F3, B3, Ab4 & A4), Chinese Tam Tam, Peking Opera Gong (pitch goes up), 20 inch Hand Cymbals, Huge range of Suspended Cymbals
Novelty Instruments - Ratchet, Bike Horn, Duck, Nightingale and Train Whistles, set of Harmonic Whirlies, Wind Chimes, Vibra-slap, Washboard, Rain Stick
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