Recording

Manhattan Center Studios Scores with Elliot Goldenthal

Oscar-winning composer Elliot Goldenthal recently used Manhattan Center's Grand Ballroom to record the score for the upcoming Sony Pictures film, S.W.A.T., with a 92-piece orchestra. 8/11/2003 8:00 AM Eastern

Oscar-winning composer Elliot Goldenthal recently used ManhattanCenter's Grand Ballroom to record the score for the upcoming SonyPictures film, S.W.A.T., with a 92-piece orchestra.

Goldenthal and music producer Teese Gohl (pictured, left, with filmdirector Clark Johnson) worked with a team of about 20 people,including seven Manhattan Center Studios’ engineers andassistants.

The entire scoring process from pre-recording to mixing covered aspan of 22 days and occupied two studios. For five days, engineer JoelIwataki recorded the orchestra using two Pro Tools|HD systems in Studio7, while Stephen McLaughlin created the 5.1 mix in Studio 4.

Pictured: Engineers Stephen McLaughlin and Joel Iwataki take a breakfrom recording the S.W.A.T. score in Studio 7.

“It was good to have film scoring back in New York and at theManhattan Center,” said studio sales manager Richie Clarke.

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