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Love2Sing Voices

Recording Love 2 Sing Voices Community Choir

Back in the days of being allowed out, we were Recording on location in Kent with Love 2 Sing Voices!   It was Lockdown minus 3 days in the UK, and we were in Kent to record with our friends at Love 2 Sing Voiceswith their inspirational Musical Director Holly Clarke.  The purpose of the […]

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Singing as a Social Activity

Singing is a very social activity. Through the ages, in every culture, there are songs and chants to help workers get through tasks, bringing them together.  Many of these are call and response, such as sea shanties keeping rope hauling in time and an effective way keep everyone amused while working.  There are Scottish Highland […]

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Choirs in Lockdown

How Choirs are coping with Lockdown in the UK due to the ongoing Covid-19 emergency As we head slowly towards the end of the first 3 weeks of lockdown here in the UK, it’s been quite interesting to observe how different choirs around the country are coping with this new way of life. The most […]

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Keeping Choirs Singing

Keeping Choirs running throughout the COVID-19 Lockdown in the UK So here we are in the first week of lockdown in the UK due to the outbreak of COVID-19.  Obviously this has had major effects on our business and, whilst we are open for business, we are unable to do any of the recordings that […]

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Preparing for your Community Choir Recording

It goes without saying that if you are planning to record a choir you should plan the programme and lots of rehearsal time, but what else is involved? So let’s imagine a scenario.  You’re running a community choir which is going well.  They’re doing lots of concerts and membership has been steadily growing.   The […]

How much gear do you bring for a Choir Recording?

Recordings 4 Choirs will provide everything needed to Professionally Record your choir on location When you book Recordings 4 Choirs to record your choir on location we bring an entire studio of professional recording gear.  Our engineers travel all over the country with a mobile studio and can set up anywhere from Cathedrals to Class […]

CD Packaging Options for Choirs

Why is CD Packaging so important and what can you do to ensure your Choir CD stands out from the crowd? You may well think that nowadays fewer and fewer CDs are produced.  Everything is going digital.  However, for choirs making recordings, the CD is still the best option.  This article will discuss the various […]

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Raising Money for your Choir

Supporting Charities by giving concerts with your Choir Most of our choir concerts are in support of a charity. Sometimes a choir will support a particular charity for a year or longer. Other times, we arrange events specifically to donate to a particular clause for reasons close to home. Whatever the reason, people are always […]

The Daleian Singers

Recording The Daleian Singers in Stoke-on-Trent

Recordings 4 Choirs were on location in Stoke-On-Trent to Record one of the UK’s leading Male Voice Choirs In November 2019 I was recording a Christmas CD on location at a school in Nantwich. Not being far from Stoke-on-Trent, this afforded me the opportunity to meet up with some members of The Daleian Singers on […]

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Learning the Music Off By Heart

It’s a funny phrase “learn it off by heart”. If we look up the meaning, the Cambridge dictionary says “to learn something in such a way that you can say it from memory“. When were were young, this was normal and we would recite poems, stories and narrate plays. Learning it just meant reading it […]