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Basic Live Sound Reinforcement by Penny Pattison, Raven Biederman

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Chapter 15

Preproduction

Preparations in Advance

Advancing the Gig

Introducing the Production Team

Gathering Intelligence/Getting It in Writing

Building the Backline

Negotiating Alternatives

Performance Contract

Evaluating the Site: Venue Walkthrough

Preparing to Mix the Program

A production is the generic term used to refer to any event staged for an audience or guests, whether it’s a play, a concert, a panel of speakers on a topic of interest, a party, or a convention (and the last two often will include events where the guests also play the role of audience). The term preproduction simply refers to the process of planning and preparing for a show—all the things that happen before a production in order to make it happen. While everyone knows ...

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