Saint Anthony of Padua Church, New Bedford, MA
October 21, 2007
Occasion: Mozart Requiem Recording Project
New Bedford Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Dr. David MacKenzie, conductor
with Members of the Chatham Chorale (Cape Cod), Margaret T. Bossi, director
Saint Anthony of Padua Church, New Bedford - Cornerstone 1904
Pierre Paquin with latest recording technology Rob Pemberton on the Podium
Pierre setting up and standing next to Shure KSM44 (1 of three for chorus)
Pierre's life-long dream - on the podium conducting One of many Angels Adorning the Church
Organ - Casavant Frère , Op. 489, 1912
Dr. David MacKenzie conducts the New Bedford Symphony and Chorus
and 60 members of the Chatham Chorale, Margaret Bossi, Director
Every arch is adorned with small lights which are all controlled by this 100+ year old switch panel.
Sanctuary Arch and Altar Lights. The three Shure KSM 44 microphones were used to record chorus with
three separate audio tracks. A total of 7 seperate audio tracks of the concert have been preserved and
were mixed down to two stereo tracks for "in house" CD duplication.
Microphones: 2 DPA 4006 mics for orchestra (overall pickup),
2 Neumann KM83 mics for the four soloists
3 Shure KSM 44 mics for the chorus.
Mic Preamps: True Audio's Precision 8
Digital Audio interface: RME 400
Computer: HP AV 6000 - 200GB HD with Adobe Audition 2.0 recording software
Backup Hard Drive: Glyph GT050Q 200G