On 2012-10-19 3:23 PM, Don Cox wrote: > On 19/10/2012, Richard L. Hess wrote: > >> For my most recent concert (last Saturday), I'm doing the manual >> tweaks to the 96 kHz and 44.1 kHz files where the entire symphony >> (Beethoven's 7th) was normalized as a whole (and kept a hair below the >> "Russian Easter Festival Overture"). The Franz Strauss Horn Concerto >> was raised a bit more than the Russian Easter Festival Overture, but >> the former is still not as loud as the latter. > So if I was listening to the recording, the horn concerto would sound a > bit distant. > I'm sorry if I was not clear. I raised the Overture about 2 dB. I raised the Horn concerto perhaps 4 dB, but it was still lower by a small amount than the peaks in the Overture. So, no, the horn concerto would be louder relatively than when you were there listening. Cheers, Richard -- Richard L. Hess email: [log in to unmask] Aurora, Ontario, Canada (905) 713 6733 1-877-TAPE-FIX http://www.richardhess.com/tape/contact.htm Quality tape transfers -- even from hard-to-play tapes.