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A "Master Optical" Natural Acoustic Sound Recording produced by Dream Dancer Music Division of Jena Technologies LLC.
Solidifying the new division of our company called DreamDancer Music
was our direct recording in DSD of Beethoven's 9th on June 9, 2007. The
recording went very well. The all-Beethoven concert was held at the
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall in Portland, Oregon. Yaacov Bergman,
The 9th on the 9th rehearsal before performance.
A couple of pre-performance pictures of the setup of the 2008 performance of the Creatures of Prometheus concert.
Yes, that is a chopper
Prometheus shaping humans (dress rehearsal).
(picture credit: Portland Chamber Orchestra)
Creatures of Prometheus", with projected details of oil paintings by
Liz Gill Neilson and narration by David Robinson, May 24 2008.
Great Performance interpretation.
- Portland Chamber Orchestra presents Prometheus - We were the audio
engineers and the recordists, but we did not produce the video.
East2west studios produced the video.
DreamDancer Music and Recording
Live Location Recording
DANCER MUSIC. We have extensive experience with numerous Choral
organizations, small group and chamber ensembles, soloist recitals
activities, even jazz, folk, ethnic, and bluegrass performances in
sites ranging from public halls, churches, and private homes. Jennifer
began recording at the age of 6, back in 1958, using her father's
Wollensac open reel tape recorder. She has been an avid and passionate
sound and music recordist all her life. She brings her 5 decades of
recording experience and 3 decades of professional analog electronics
engineering to every recording job.
offers live location recording services featuring minimalist 'Natural
Acoustic Sound' techniques to archive sonic events in *DSD *format for
SACD, and High Bit Rate *PCM* format for CD and DVD Audio. We are
equipped for many microphone pickup patterns to best suit the music or
sound, and the venue. Stereo patterns such as Blumlein, M-S, Decca
Tree, M-S enhanced Decca Tree, Blumlein enhanced Decca Tree, 2 or 3 mic
wide spaced arrays, and other combinations are possible with our
matched trio of Josephson C617Set omni mics, our matched pair of
Sennheiser MKH-30 figure-of-8 mics, and our collection of assorted
microphones from Neumann and others. Microphone amplification is
performed by highly modified and enhanced Millennia Media Systems
HV-3D/4 and Manley Langevin DVC. This equipment allows us to select the
most appropriate electronics for your music, vocal, choral or sound
presentation. We are also equipped with a wide range of stands and
overhead rigging allowing us to set-up and operate in just about any
performance environment. All of our cable and equipment interconnection
needs are met by custom made proprietary cables, manufactured in-house
by our principle business, JENA Technologies LLC, or products carefully
selected from the leading commercial sources.
offers use of the only Oregon based ultra-high resolution DSD Stereo
recording system, the only acceptable format for production of SACD
music releases, recording at over 64 times the resolving power of a CD.
Our recording setup features both the Genex GX9000 eight channel DSD
recording system, and the Tascam DV-RA1000HD Stereo recording system.
Additionally, we will soon offer high-bit-rate PCM recording in up to
eight discrete channels at 192/24 PCM. Through our affiliates at other
studios, conventional Digital multi-track post processing services are
available, performed with Q-Base or DigiDesign Pro tools.
We can also arrange limited-run and large scale production of high grade CD and SACD music discs.
AREA OF SERVICE
in the Pacific NW is not a problem, it's where we live. Out of area
travel to distant venues is possible, given sufficient time to make
appropriate shipping and travel arrangements.
RESTORATION AND FORMAT TRANSFER
Music can also assist you with transfer and/or recovery of past
performances that you may have recorded on any of a number of analog or
obsolete digital formats. For restoration or transfer that we cannot
perform in-house, we maintain working relationships with the top audio
transfer and restoration engineers in North America.
works on a sliding fee scale to accommodate budgets ranging from
private family recitals, Educational Institution music programs, 501c3
Arts Institutions, and commercial music or film score interests .
Please call us to discuss your venue and situation.
Jennifer WhiteWolf-Crock, Engineer firstname.lastname@example.org
Michael Crock, Business Manager email@example.com
Lake Oswego, Oregon
Pictures below of other recording sessions:
and from behind shown below...
With our AC power filters, Power cords and Interconnects of course :)
and the recorded performance with the modified Decca Tree of our design.
Welcome to Dream Dancer Music / Jena Technologies LLC.
Jennifer WhiteWolf-Crock, Producer-Recording Engineer
Michael K. Crock, Associate Recording Engineer / Business Manager