Download Citation on ResearchGate | On Jan 1, , Leo Beranek and others published Concert Halls and Opera Houses }. Leo L. Beranek at Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Concert Halls and Opera Houses: Music, Acoustics and Architecture was. Concert Halls and Opera Houses: Music, Acoustics, and Architecture (Second Edition). The Journal of the Acoustical Leo L. Beranek. more.

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Open to the public ; Three appendices supplement the chapters: In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up. He received a degree in physics and mathematics from Cornell College and master’s degree and doctorate in halls and communication engineering from Harvard University. Concert halls and opera houses: To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes.

Summary The first question any lover of classical music usually asks an acoustician is, “Which are the best halls in houes world? Be the first to add this to a list. Thirty of the halls bedanek completely new. The sequence of events that led to Boston Symphony Hall’s excellent acoustics, which opened inis covered in detail-although it went through a troubled first few years because the leading local music critic considered the predecessor hall as better.

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Leo Leroy 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.


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The dialog re-enacted above bears a close resemblance to another illustration that typically troubles music lovers. With technical discussions relegated to appendices, the book can be read with pleasure by anyone interested in musical performance. Login to add to list. Nielsen Book Data Publisher’s Summary This illustrated guide to of the world’s most important concert halls and opera houses examines their architecture and engineering and discusses their acoustical quality as judged by conductors and music critics.

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These 4 locations in Victoria: Acoustical Society of America, Equations, Technical Data, and Sound Absorption. 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. Open to the public ; Online: Borchardt Library, Melbourne Bundoora Campus. Access Conditions Online full text is restricted to subscribers.

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SearchWorks Catalog Stanford Libraries. The descriptions and photographs will serve as a valuable guide for today’s peripatetic performers and music lovers. 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. His most successful book, Acoustics, was first published in and remains a textbook for acoustic engineering students.


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The University of Queensland. Set up My libraries How do I set brranek “My libraries”? The University of Sydney. 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.

Australian Institute of Music Library. You also may like conceft try some of these bookshopswhich may or may not sell this item. Here, the mysteries of acoustics seem less intimidating: Following the first chapters, which establish a base for understanding the effects of acoustics on composers, performers, and listeners, and guiding the reader to a common vocabulary, the bullz of this book, Chapter 3, olera the write-ups, photographs, drawings, and architectural details on existing halls in 31 countries.

Not available for loan, ; NA After the war, he taught at M. He died on October 10, at the age of Comments and reviews What are comments?