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Author Blesser, Barry.

Title Spaces speak, are you listening? : experiencing aural architecture / Barry Blesser and Linda-Ruth Salter
Published Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 437 pages) : illustrations, music
Contents A personal perspective -- Introduction to aural architecture -- Auditory spatial awareness -- Aural spaces from prehistory to the present -- Aural arts and musical spaces -- Inventing virtual spaces for music -- Scientific perspectives on spatial acoustics -- Spatial innovators and their private agendas -- Auditory spatial awareness as evolutionary artifact
Summary How we experience space by listening: the concepts of aural architecture, with examples ranging from Gothic cathedrals to surround sound home theater
Analysis Electronic books
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 369-404) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Architectural acoustics.
Auditory perception.
Sound -- Recording and reproducing -- Digital techniques.
Space perception.
Form Electronic book
Author Salter, Linda-Ruth.
LC no. 2006044046
ISBN 0262026058 (hc ; alk. paper)
026226871X (electronic bk.)
9780262026055 (hc ; alk. paper)
9780262268714 (electronic bk.)