AES New York 2011
Technical Tour TT7

Saturday, October 22, 12:00 pm — 4:00 pm

TT7 - Live Organ Recording at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church of Manhattan

Abstract:
From soloists to chamber ensembles to choruses to symphony orchestras—and especially pipe organs—classical music is best recorded in large spaces with pleasant, natural acoustic properties. But these spaces are often very un-like a proper recording studio in terms of their amenities. And the additional challenges presented in trying to capture the range, nuance, and power of the “King of Instruments” is enough to drive the sane engineer mad, or at least to drive him to try to present his techniques to an audience of esteemed and discerning colleagues. Join Bill Siegmund of Digital Island Studios in historic St Peter's Lutheran Church of Manhattan for a demonstration of the tools and techniques of pipe organ recording, as well as a tour of St Peter’s sanctuary and their Klais manual tracker organ.

For those who would like to remain, at 3:00 there will be a recital by Walter Hilse performed on the instrument. The program will include selections from Bach, Hindemith, and Liszt. Tickets: $20.00.

Technical Tours are made available on a first come, first served basis to anyone with an All Access badge. Tickets can be purchased during normal registration hours at the convention center.

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