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Auditorium acoustics and architectural design

Author: Michael Barron
Publisher: London ; New York : Spon Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Modern concert halls and opera houses are specialized buildings with special acoustical characteristics. This title offers an important resource for architects, engineers and auditorium technicians.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Barron, Michael.
Auditorium acoustics and architectural design.
London ; New York : Spon Press, 2010
(DLC) 2009002327
(OCoLC)300030694
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Barron
ISBN: 9780203874226 0203874226 9780419245100 0419245103
OCLC Number: 466909636
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 489 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Preface to the first edition; Foreword; 1 Introduction; 2 Sound and rooms; 3 Acoustics for the symphony concert hall; 4 The development of the concert hall; 5 British concert halls and conclusions for concert hall acoustics; 6 Chamber music and recital halls; 7 Acoustics for speech; 8 Theatre acoustics; 9 Acoustics for opera; 10 Acoustics for multi-purpose use; 11 Multi-purpose halls in Britain; 12 The art and science of acoustics; Appendix A: Sound reflection and reverberation calculation; Appendix B: Objective measures for music auditoria.
Responsibility: Michael Barron.

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Modern concert halls and opera houses are now very specialized buildings with special acoustical characteristics. This is an important resource for architects, engineers and auditorium technicians.  Read more...

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