Recording the Spoken Voice

  • John Eargle


This chapter will discuss the problems of recording the voice, both for narration and for drama, with emphasis on microphone choice and placement, local acoustical considerations, signal processing, and monitoring.


Stereo Pair Microphone Array Reverberation Time Pattern Loss Single Voice 
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