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Mixing a Musical by Shannon Slaton

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HISTORY OF THEATRICAL SOUND

There is an old Latin saying, “nanos gigantium humeris insidentes,” which translates to “dwarfs standing on the shoulders of giants.” Of course, this has become a Western metaphor meaning someone who develops future intellectual pursuits by understanding the research and works created by notable thinkers of the past. In the world of theatrical sound, and especially theatrical mixing, this metaphor could not be more accurate. We are all dwarfs climbing up inch by inch to reach the shoulders of those who came before us. Hopefully, when we get there we add something to the field so it continues to evolve and grow. The difference between the mythological origins of this statement and theatrical sound is that some of ...

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