Recording Studio: Shakuhachi

Recording Studio: Honkyoku, the “original music” of the shakuhachi, represents one of the major genres of traditional Japanese music. The name of the instrument is derived from an ancient system of measurement, shakuhachi being the corruption of i shaku ha...

Recording Studio: Pipe Organ

Recording Studio: One of the most popular summer pastimes is attending a baseball game. Maybe you can hear it now-the crack of the bat, the keyboard fanfare for a base hit – the recording studio background music for the summer. What many fans may not realize,...

Sydney Recording Studio: Harmonica

The Sydney Recording Studio harmonica has a long history, beginning in China with an instrument called the Sheng. The harmonica was further developed in Europe early in the 19th century, with the first harmonicas manufactured in Germany. The best known harmonica...

Recording Studio: Fluglehorn

Recording Studio: The early 18th century Fluegel horn was a large hunting horn of semicircular configuration. It’s bearer was referred to as the “Flügelmeister.” The role of the Flügelmeister was to direct the phases of the hunt, which like its British counterpart was...

Recording studio vibraphone

The Recording studio vibraphone, or more accurately titled, vibraharp (it’s original patented name), is a mallet percussion instrument that was first invented in 1921, by a company named Leedy. This version differed from the current incarnation in that the bars were...