Sydney Recording Studios: Samba Whistle

Sydney Recording Studios: The samba whistle is a duct flute aerophone of Brazil. Its strongest association is with the baterias (percussion sections) of Rio de Janiero samba schools, and with Afro-Brazilian Carnival music from Bahia in the northeast (see Samba...

Voice Over Sydney: Punjabi Language

Voice Over Sydney: Punjabi (also known as Pañjābī) is a member of the Indo-Aryan branch of the Indo-European language family. Eastern Punjabi is spoken as a first language primarily in the state of Punjab of India by 28.2 million people (Ethnologue). Western Punjabi...

Sydney Recording Studio: French Horn

Sydney Recording Studio: The modern orchestral brass French horn was an invention based on early hunting horns. Horns were first used as musical instruments during 16th-century operas. During the 17th century, modifications to the bell end (larger and flared bells) of...

Recording Studio: Bagpipes

Recording Studio: Scotlands national instrument, the Bagpipe or in Gaelic “piob-mhor” (the great pipe) is not, contrary to popular belief, an instrument which has its origins in and has diffused from Scotland. The bagpipe is an instrument of great...

Voice Over Sydney: Breton Language

Voice Over Sydney: Breton is a Celtic language spoken mainly in Brittany (Breizh) by about 210,000 people, about 35,000 of whom speak use it as an everyday language. It is spoken mainly in western parts of Brittany, and is also spoken, to some extent, in parts of...