Recording Spinnaker Chorus – Part 1

Yesterday afternoon we travelled to Horndean just North of Portsmouth to embark on the first of two days on location recording the award winning Spinnaker Chorus. About Spinnaker Chorus Spinnaker formed in July 2004 with a membership of 25.  The Read More …

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Christmas image

You better watch out, You better not cry, You better not pout, I’m telling you why: Santa Claus is coming to town! So begins that timeless Christmas classic written by John Frederick Coots and Haven Gillespie in the 1930s.   It became an instant hit with Read More …

Recording with London Gallery Quire

Recording Session

Yesterday we were in London for the first of 2 sessions with the London Gallery Quire. The Venue The venue was carefully chosen by London Gallery Quire to be centrally located for their members but also be fairly quiet and Read More …

Meeting Customer expectations

In a world which seems almost exclusively online nowadays, customer service is increasingly found lacking. Admittedly, 4 Part Music do engage in a lot of online marketing and social media activities.  We also communicate a lot through emails and will Read More …

How many microphones do you need?

AKG 426 Mid Side Microphone

One of the more common questions we are asked when bidding for recording work is how many microphones will be used for the recording?   Without wishing to sound off hand about it, the usual answer is however many we need! Read More …

Recording The Bath Chorus

For the last few years we have undertaken a number of recordings with Bath’s ‘Mr Music’ Grenville Jones.  For anyone who doesn’t know him, Grenville is quite a character in the Bath Music scene.  Essentially he runs most choirs in Read More …