, English, Book, Illustrated edition: Concert halls and opera houses: music, acoustics, and architecture / Leo Beranek. Beranek, Leo L. (Leo Leroy). Leo L. Beranek at Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Concert Halls and Opera Houses: Music, Acoustics and Architecture was. Download Citation on ResearchGate | On Jan 1, , Leo Beranek and others published Concert Halls and Opera Houses }.

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Music, Acoustics, and Architecture. These online bookshops told us they have this item: State Oprra of South Australia. Philip Gossett, Professor of Music, University of Chicago – ‘Given the many controversies surrounding the acoustical properties of concert halls and opera houses, it is a relief to be guided by someone who is both a scientist and a devoted listener.

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Here, the mysteries of acoustics seem less intimidating: Music, Acoustics, and Architecture. Acoustics of Opera Houses App. Selected pages Title Page. The University of Sydney. Concert and opera halls. Tags What are tags? The Language of Musical Acoustics Ch.

The University of Melbourne Library. Comments and reviews What are comments? Notes Revised edition of: With technical discussions relegated to appendices, the book can be read with pleasure by anyone interested in musical performance.


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The later chapters present the relation of a hall’s acoustics to its age, shape, type of seats, and the materials used for the walls and ceiling. Other links Available on campus and off-campus with authorized logon at http: Not open to the public ; Springer Complete eBooks Archive pre Together with the technical appendices, the data and drawings will serve as an invaluable reference for architects and engineers involved in the design of spaces for the performance of hapls.

Summary The first question any lover of classical music usually asks an acoustician is, “Which are the best halls in the world?

Music, Acoustics, and Architecture” 2nd edition.

Imprint New York, NY: Open to the public R N Together with the technical appendices, the data and drawings will serve as an invaluable reference for architects and engineers involved in the design of spaces for the performance of music. La Trobe University Library.

Account Options Sign in. He received a degree in physics and mathematics from Cornell College and master’s degree and doctorate in physics and communication engineering from Harvard University. All the housee electroacoustical measurements on existing halls are examined and compared with the rank orders of 58 concert halls and 21 opera houses that were obtained from interviews and questionnaires.

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These 3 locations in Queensland: University of Queensland Library. Music and Acoustics Ch. Leo Beranek is an internationally recognized authority in acoustics who has consulted on the design of dozens of important auditoriums around the World.


Publication date Note Rev. Language English View all editions Prev Next edition 1 of 2. Beranek has created a comprehensive and fascinating study of of the world’s halls for music.

This single location in Northern Territory: Concert halls and opera houses: Check copyright status Cite this Title Concert halls and opera houses: Find it at other libraries via WorldCat Limited preview. The descriptions and photographs will serve as a valuable guide for today’s peripatetic performers and music lovers. Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait Acoustical Society of America, Queensland University of Technology.

Music, Acoustics, and Architecture” 2nd edition. His company designed the acoustics for the United Nations and concert halls at Lincoln Center and Tanglewood and built the first computer-based network under contract from the Defense Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency. The photographs specially commissioned for this book and architectural drawings all to the same scale together with modern acoustical data on each of the halls provide a rich and unmatched resource on the design of halls for presenting musical performances.