Ambiophonic surround systems reproduce both existing and new 2-channel music discs with unprecedented spatial realism. This paper extends this binaural technology concept to recording. It describes microphone, live recording and studio monitoring techniques that take advantage of the foreknowledge that playback will be Ambiophonic to produce music recordings of exceptional "you-are-there" concert-hall realism, fortuitously and optimally, still needing just two media channels.
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