Klarinet Archive - Posting 000089.txt from 1997/09
From: SDM@-----. Morrow)
Subj: Re: How to Mic a Clarinet?
Date: Tue, 2 Sep 1997 16:59:31 -0400
>I'm a Jazz clarinetist and I'm thinking of buying a microphone to amplify
>1. What are the best options in the market (the best ratio price/quality)?
>2. What kind of equipment do you advise me to buy (big standing
>microphones, or small micros to attach to the instrument)?
>3. Can I buy this materila via Internet?
>4. Are there any web pages related to this sibjects?
>Thank you very much.
>Ricardo Diniz Quintas ;-)
This past weekend I saw a group where the clarinetist had a flat
"boom" mic adjusted to "hover" over the middle of the keys at the general
angle of the instrument. I didn't get a chance to see what kind it was,
though. The clarinet sounded fine!
Scott D. Morrow
Department of Biochemistry
School of Hygiene and Public Health
Johns Hopkins University