Classical music is a special case where attention to detail and precision editing means more to the success or failure of the end product. That is why, the world over, award winning classical productions, from full orchestral pieces to intimate chamber recordings are made using the ultimate classical tool, Pyramix Virtual Studio.

Pyramix MassCore + Horus

Pyramix Native + Horus

The ultimate combination for classical production. Get more power, higher samplerates, better sound and more flexibility than any other workstation can provide.

For smaller systems and ultimate portability, Pyramix Native and Horus provide a 48 Mic/Pre recording rig that can fit in your carry-on luggage. A professional solution for engineers who need a small system footprint with big system

System Features and Benefits


  • RAVENNA CAT5E cabling for ease of setup
  • Take Logging tool
  • Sizable take information window
  • Record Take Pre-Buffering
  • Media-based Markers with User Ratings
  • Safety record features
  • 44.1 kHz to DXD and DSD64/128/256


  • Source and Destination Editing
  • Sample Accurate Fade Editor
  • Macro Editor
  • Asymmetric Cross-Fades
  • Take search and management tool
  • Take grouping
  • Cedar Noise Reduction Tools


  • Mono, Stereo, Multichannel Mixing (Simultaneous)
  • VS3 and VST support
  • Pannoir Delay-based Panner
  • Final Check True Peak/VU/Loudness Metering
  • Comprehensive monitoring control panel
  • Faster than real-time bounce/mixdown
  • Automation versioning


  • "From Timeline" CD and SACD Mastering
  • Mastering-Grade plugins provided
  • Album publishing for digital downloads
  • Multiple CD masters from one timeline
  • Auto-SRC at mixdown (Master at any samplerate!)

Example System Diagrams

Classical Music Production News & Use Cases

News Story: Merging Technologies At IBC 2017

Merging Technologies @ IBC 2017 with audio over IP at the top of the company’s agenda

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News Story: Iconic Recording Revisited In Beijing With Pyramix

“Dream of Red Mansions” was a drama series that gripped the Chinese nation in 1987. It is possibly remembered as much for the music as the acting, so much so, that a concert commemorating the series was held in the People’s Great Hall in Beijing on June 17th. It was hosted by the well-known Chinese actor, Zhang Guoli, who is connected to the 1987 TV series through his wife, who was a principal actress. The Chinese Film Orchestra performed at the concert, headed by the conductor Zhang Lie. The music was composed by the internationally famous Wang Liping.

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News Story: Merging Innovation At High End Munich 2017

The introduction of MERGING+NADAC and then MERGING+PLAYER shook the high end audio world by introducing an Ethernet audio protocol in place of the conventional USB connection. RAVENNA offers numerous practical, performance and reliability advantages over USB and the results have been recorded in a series of rave reviews for these products.

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User Story: Merging Technologies | Use Case | Morten Lindberg, 2L

Morten Lindberg sets new standards for recording and the delivery of high resolution audio to music lovers. Horus and now Hapi, are key elements of the Pyramix DXD recording system used by 2L. Read about this and other innovations that result in 9.1 Auro 3D recordings.

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User Story: Merging Technologies | Use Case | Marc Pasteau, Kali Son

Kali Son found numerous advantages in adding Horus to their existing Pyramix based recording system. A busy European schedule of concert recordings and webcasts needed a reliable solution.

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User Story: Merging Technologies | Use Case | Tomas Martin, Studio Macac

Studio Macac is a newly re-equipped studio in a beautiful building. Horus is an essential component there.

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