The acoustics of concert halls

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TypeArticle
Journal titlePhysics World
Volume10
IssueMay 5
Pages3336; # of pages: 4
SubjectAcoustics
AbstractThe most important characteristic of any concert hall must be the sound that it delivers to the listener. While the acoustics of a hall are unlikely to make a good orchestra sound bad, a well designed auditorium can provide a truly memorable experience. Yet the Boston Symphony Hall, which opened in 1900, was the first to be designed with the science of acoustics in mind.
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedYes
NRC number43994
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NPARC number20386209
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