Milo Rau’s Histoire(s) du Théâtre 1 – La Reprise piece was shown at the GREC festival in Barcelona, not far from Toulouse. A great opportunity to try out the WFS system instead of the regular FOH system with an extra pair of speakers upstage. Poursuivre la lecture « Histoire(s) du Théâtre 1 – La Reprise – season 1, episode 7 »
WFS can also be used for theatrical sound design to play soundtracks, Foley or prerecorded speech, add a sonic character to a prop or to reinforce voices. But what are the limits of realism from a technical stand point as well as from the dramaturgy?
Poursuivre la lecture « WFS for theatre sound design »
Here are a few pointers regarding routing between a console and a WFS processor. The console is there to preprocess all the signals from the microphones, recorded or synthesis tracks and send them to the WFS processing. After this the output signals have different options depending on the console’s possibilities. Poursuivre la lecture « Console+WFS signal routing »
With Wave Field Synthesis you are not limited to placing sources in depth and width, but you can also work with height. We’ll discuss in this article the possible consequences on a PA with speakers on the floor usually for the front rows in the audience and a flown system for the audience sitting further from the stage. Poursuivre la lecture « Dealing with Height on a WFS PA »