Study of Preference for Surround Microphone Techniques Used in the Recording of Choir and Instrumental Ensemble

Journal title

Archives of Acoustics




vol. 36


No 2



surround microphone techniques ; musical recording ; direct/ambient ; direct-sound all-around

Divisions of PAS

Nauki Techniczne




Committee on Acoustics PAS, PAS Institute of Fundamental Technological Research, Polish Acoustical Society




Artykuły / Articles


DOI: 10.2478/v10168-011-0027-7


Archives of Acoustics; 2011; vol. 36; No 2; 365-378


AES, AES Technical Council (2001), <i>Multichannel Surround Sound Systems and Operations</i>, Document AESD1001.1.01-10, from <a target="_blank" href=''></a> ; Bech S. (2006), Perceptual Audio Evaluation - Theory, Method and Application, ; Corey J. (2003), Description of a 5-channel microphone technique, null. ; Corey J. (2004), Surround sound micing techniques. ; Gerzon M. (1975), The Design of Precisely Coincident Microphone Arrays for Stereo and Surround Sound, null. ; Hen P. (2008), Conversion of stereo recording to 5.1 format using head-related transfer functions, Archives of Acoustics, 33, 1, 7. ; Holman T. (2007), Surround Sound: Up and Running. ; ITU-R BS.775-1 (07/94) Multichannel stereophonic sound system with and without accompanying picture, ITU-R Recommendations, Volume 2000 - BS Series - Part 2 <a target="_blank" href=''></a> ; Kulesza B. (2004), <i>Multichannel stereophony</i> [in Polish], from <a target="_blank" href=''></a> ; Kostek B. (1999), Soft Computing in Acoustics, Applications of Neural Networks, Fuzzy Logic and Rough Sets to Musical Acoustics. ; Linkwitz S. (2010), <i>Recording for stereo</i> <a target="_blank" href=''></a> ; Martin G. (2009), <i>Introduction to Sound Recording</i> <a target="_blank" href=''></a> ; Mickiewicz W. (2008), Surround mixing in pro tools LE, Archives of Acoustics, 33, 1, 11. ; Owsinski B. (1999), The Mixing Engineer's Handbook. ; Peters N. (2007), Evaluating Off-Center Sound Degradation in Surround Loudspeaker Setups for Various Multichannel Microphone Techniques, null. ; Rumsey F. (2002), Spatial Quality Evaluation for reproduced Sound: Terminology, Meaning, and a Scene-based paradigm, J. Audio Eng. Soc, 50, 9, 651. ; Sitek A. (2010), <i>Musical Recording in a Stereo Surround System - recording a Gospel Choir</i>, M. Sc. Thesis, Multimedia Systems Department, Gdansk University of Technology. ; Theile G. (2000), Multichannel natural music recording based on psychoacoustic principles, null. ; Theile G. (2001a), Natural 5.1 Music Recording Based on Psychoacoustic Principles, null, 201. ; Theile G. (2001b), Multichannel natural music recording based on psychoacoustic principles, null, 201. ; Williams M. (1984), The Stereophonic Zoom: A Practical Approach to Determining the Characteristics of a Spaced Pair of Directional Microphones, null. ; Williams M. (1999), Microphone Array Analysis for Multichannel Sound Recording, null. ; Williams M. (2000), Microphone Arrays for Stereo and Multichannel Sound Recording. ; Woszczyk W. (2005), Audio Anecdotes III: Tools, tips and techniques for digital audio.