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The acoustics of performance halls : spaces for music from Carnegie Hall to the Hollywood Bowl / J. Christopher Jaffe ; foreword by Leo L. Beranek.

Author/Creator:
Jaffe, J. Christopher.
Publication:
New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2010.
Format/Description:
Book
208 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 25 cm.
Edition:
1st ed.
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Other Title:
Spaces for music from Carnegie Hall to the Hollywood Bowl
Subjects:
Architectural acoustics.
Centers for the performing arts.
Music -- Acoustics and physics.
Contents:
A design revolution
Breaking away
Where music, acoustics, and architecture meet
The orchestra platform-the last frontier
Designing the "shoebox" concert hall
Musical memory
Case study : Kennedy Center Concert Hall
Recital halls
Case study : Zankel Hall
New surround style
Multipurpose performance halls
Case study : Severance Hall
Symphonic summer music pavilions
Case study : Blossom Music Center
Amphitheaters and mobile symphony stages
Concert hall shapers
Case study : Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass Performance Hall
Cab forward
Electronic architecture
Case study : the Concord Pavilion
Art and architecture : will the twain meet?
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780393732559 (hardcover)
039373255X (hardcover)
OCLC:
449866853