Orchestral Mixing Explained®
SYNTHiC4TE | Nov 09 2018 | 809 MB
In this video tutorial series, DAW pro presents a video series all about mixing orchestral music and instruments. Learn how to approach this artful task and get results that sound both realistic and incredible. Gary welcomes you to the series and discusses the approach to take when mixing orchestral instruments, as well as explaining the different sections of an orchestra, the different microphones used and why, standard orchestra positioning, and the differences in sound and qualities of an ensemble section versus a solo player. Next, you’ll learn about the foundations of orchestral mixing such as how to balance the different sections and creating reverb sends for the different instruments. Gary then focuses on mixing techniques for the different ensembles including Strings, Brass, Woodwinds and Percussion, plus extra orchestral instruments like Piano, Harps and Choirs. Moving on you’ll explore how to enhance the dynamics of your orchestral mix with VCA Automation, and the steps to take to finalize and master your orchestral mix, including what mastering processors are usually used.