Worship Space Acoustics

Worship Space Acoustics

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Worship Space Acoustics is a unique guide to the design, construction, and use of religious facilities for optimum acoustics. The book is divided into two parts: Part 1 discusses methods and techniques of room optimization a€“ how the acoustics of large and small spaces are designed, implemented, and adjusted, and how acoustical privacy is attained; noise and its control as well as sound reinforcement and numerical and physical modeling techniques. Part 2 provides the architect, student, and lay-person a review of the characteristics of the religious services pertinent to various beliefs and how these are provided for in the acoustic design of spaces in synagogues, churches, and mosques.Key Features a€c Covers the design, construction, and use of religious facilities for optimum acoustics a€c Presents the historical background to existing practice, problems, and solutions, to deepen understanding for those involved in design, construction and use a€c Illustrates both the similarities and differences between facilities for different religious groups a€c Offers a unique reference for those who teach and study, both in architecture and in religious educationWhen listening to music in a concert hall or worship space, having the feeling of being immersed in luscious reverberant sound is what gives the magical quality to the musical experience, particularly toward the end of a full chord when the reverberation is allowed to ... Some of this perceived increase in loudness may be due to visual influence but one must notice that psychoacoustic research shows thatanbsp;...

Title:Worship Space Acoustics
Author:Mendel Kleiner, David Lloyd Klepper, Rendell R. Torres
Publisher:J. Ross Publishing - 2010-08-15


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