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Member since Jan '07

Working languages:
English to Italian

Gianni Pastore
Former Pro Sound Engineer

Vitorchiano, Lazio, Italy
Local time: 20:23 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: Italian Native in Italian
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Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified member Kudoz editor
Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Subtitling, Desktop publishing
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KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 2721, Questions answered: 1719, Questions asked: 122
Project History 3 projects entered
Project DetailsProject SummaryCorroboration

Volume: 90000 words
Completed: Oct 2008
English to Italian
Software Localization

 No comment.

Volume: 7000 words
Completed: Nov 2008
English to Italian
I/O Stage Box

Stage Box device with Ethernet capabilities for long distance audio connections

 No comment.

Volume: 3 hours
Completed: Nov 2008
English to Italian
HTML Help File for Arranger

HTML Help update for a famous Professional Arranger Keyboard

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Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Experience Years of translation experience: 17. Registered at May 2001. Became a member: Jan 2007.
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software AutoCAD, FrameMaker, MemoQ, TagEditor, WinAlign, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume English (PDF)
Professional practices Gianni Pastore endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
About me
Highly specialized in every aspect of music business, from musical Instrument's manuals to Music Theory and applications; hundreds of user manuals already translated, plus thousands of advertising leafsheets.

I have been working as a sound/light engineer in England for several years, gaining a very deep knowledge of the modern musical instruments and the technology that lies underneath.

I consider myself a fast, reliable and very accurate translator.
Up to 3000 words per day.
Week-end and last-minute jobs welcome. Also editing and translation of files directly in Adobe Framemaker, Pagemaker, Illustrator and AutoCAD. Available for alignment of TMs.

Need more info? Please feel free to contact me through mail

Reference Books:

The Art of Digital Audio; Watkinson, J. 1994
Creative Recording - Acoustics, Soundproofing & Monitoring; White, P. 1991
The Sound Production Handbook; Atkinson, D. 1995
Live Sound - PA for Performing Musician; Buick, P. 1996
Sound Engineer's Handbook; Smith, M.T. 1995
Easy MIDI; Caccavo, N. 1992
Manuale di Registrazione Creativa ed Arrangiamento Musicale - Vol. I & II; Clementi, G. 1985
Principles of Digital Audio; Pohlmann, K.S. 1985
Recording Producton Techniques; White, P. 1993
The Use of Microphones; Nesbitt, A. 1995
Microphones: Tecnology and Technique; Aikin, G. 1990
Spatial Hearing: the Psychophysics of Human Sound Localization; Allen, J.S. 1983
Compressors and Limiters: Their Uses and Abuses; Beville, M. 1977
Digital Audio and Compact Disc Technology; SONY Service Center 1995
MIDI Systems and Control; Rumsey, F.J. 1994


Vast experience in translation of technical manuals of virtually any musical instrument and musical appliances, such as keyboards, samplers, mixing consoles, amplifiers, outboard (delay, reverb, multi-FX), microphones, MIDI modules etc. Also experienced in translation and localization of musical software such as DAW (Digital Audio Workstation), sequencing and notation programs.

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Total pts earned: 2812
PRO-level pts: 2721

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Italian to English8
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Keywords: Traduzioni, Traduttore, Strumenti Musicali, Translations, Translator, Music technology, Music Business, Acoustics, Hardware/Software Recording, Musical Instruments, Specifications, Keyboard, Mixer, Guitar, Bass, Drums, Condenser Microphone, Dynamic Microphone, Brass, Metronome, Outboard, Compressor, Delay, Phaser, Flanger, Echo, Tape-Echo, Reel-to-Reel, Hard-Disk Recording, Rotary Speaker, Grand Piano, Sampler, Campionatore, Tastiere, Chitarra, Basso, Registrazione, Pianoforte, Metronomo, Microfoni, Computer Music, Music Production, Audio Applications, Music Biographies, Artist's Interviews, MIDI, MIDI Over USB, Sequencer

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