Why Stereo? The Philosophy of Multi-Channel Recording of Music
Two effects which contribute greatly to our enjoyment of live music are the ability to locate the source of the sound (stereophony) and the feeling of being in a good concert hall (ambiophony). These effects and their relationship to music are discussed. Microphone placement in multi-channel recording is seen to depend on which effect is to be recreated in the home, and to what degree.
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