Puidoux, Switzerland (March 4, 2011)–Merging Technologies’ Pyramix DAW featured in the production of many of the recently announced Grammy-winning recordings.
U.S.-based classical producer David Frost picked up four Grammy Awards. Next to country group Lady Antebellum, who bagged five awards, Frost was the single winner of the most awards this year.
In addition to winning the coveted Grammy for Classical Producer of the Year, Frost won awards in the categories Best Choral Performance and Best Classical Album for CSO Resound’s recording of Verdi’s Requiem, conducted by Riccardo Muti and performed by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, which he produced. He also won an award as Surround Producer of Reference Recordings’ Britten’s Orchestra, conducted by Michael Stern and performed by the Kansas City Symphony. The Verdi album was recorded, edited and mastered on Pyramix, while Britten’s Orchestra was mastered using the workstation.
Frost comments, “I’ve used Pyramix extensively to record, edit, mix and master my projects for years now, and I’ve always gotten great results. The editing is among the best I’ve ever seen and I depend on it every day. I think it’s an excellent system, and I am very glad to have it.”
Other successes at the Grammys for Pyramix users included producer Mark Donahue, who won as Producer of Naxos’s recording of the Nashville Symphony Orchestra playing Michael Daugherty’s Deus Ex Machina and also the Metropolis Symphony. The Naxos recording won the Grammy for Best Engineered Classical Album.
Adam Ayan, one of the key team at Gateway Mastering in Portland, ME, won as Mastering Engineer of Juan Luis Guerra’s A Son De Guerra, which picked up the Album Of The Year (Album del Ano) Latin Grammy 2010. He comments, “I am honored to have won another Latin Grammy for Album of the Year, and to see so many recordings that I mastered using the Pyramix nominated for Grammys this year, including a win for Keith Urban!”