I have now a recording of the little drumming bear toy which is pretty good.
It's a rather specific sound, "squeak squeak squeak squeak squeak *drum* *drum* *drum*" and it's good the sound we've recorded matches the toy (who will be on stage an performing also! :)
I haven't done sounds before for something like this.
This is my recording setup now:
Karaoke microphones -> DVD -> TV -> laptop (TV has audio out).
Works pretty well. The microphones are from Lidl or Aldi.
I first used mobile phone to record stuff. Then Bluetooth sounds -> laptop. (and ffmpeg enabled for amr converting) That's not great. Flat
I'm using linux so mostly Audacity for sound editing, Ardour for playing, VLC/ffmpeg for converting.
We shall see this weekend how they sound in the theatre! Ulp! :)
This is what it is for: http://www.milltheatre.com/shows/seasons-greetings
Season's Greetings by playwright Alan Ayckbourn. (in Dundrum on 24-28 Nov)
Glencullen Musical and Dramatic Society.
Season's Greetings is a black, though often farcical comedy about a dysfunctional family Christmas, set over Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and St Stephen's Day in an average suburban house.