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Welcome to the site dedicated to the field of Concert Hall Acoustics. This field has over the past century grown to become the Queen of room acoustics.
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Concert Hall Acoustics
Spatial aspects in Concert Hall Acoustics
The subjective effects of first reflections in concert halls—The need for lateral reflections, by M Barron (1971) (download in new window)
Late lateral energy fractions and the envelopment question in concert halls, by M Barron (2001) (download in new window)
Spatial responsiveness in concert halls and the origins of spatial impression, by Marshall and Barron (2001) (download in new window)
Soulodre and Bradley (1994) The components of spatial impression in concert halls
De Vries: Spatial fluctuations in measures for spaciousness (-> external)
Concert Hall Acoustics, misc AKUTEK publications
Measurements of IACC during music performance in concert halls (paper) 01.02.2017
Can spatial listening aspects of a hall be measured during a concert? ISMRA presentation by M Skålevik 11.09.2016
The Acoustics of Boston’s Symphony Halls , a video presentation N Edwards, September 2016 (full screen option recommended)
Acoustics Why are some concert halls acoustically loved by audiences and others are not? , a video presentation N Edwards, June 2016(full screen option recommended)
Theory and measurement of early, late and total sound levels in concert spaces , by M Barron 25.11.2015
Taking account of loudness constancy for the loudness criterion for concert halls , by M Barron 19.11.2015
Can Spaciousness be measured directly from a music performance in a concert hall? (3MB pptx) (1MB PDF) by M Skålevik 31.10.2015
Noise exposure of musicians: The own instrument’s sound compared to the sound from others by Wenmaekers and Hak 08.06.2015
Consistency in music room acoustics for the orchestra musician, by M Skålevik 10.09.2014
Acoustics of the Great Hall of the Moscow State Conservatory after Reconstruction in 2010–2011, by N.G. Kanev, A.Ya. Livshits, and H. Möller
Consistency in music room acoustics, by M Skålevik 25.07.2014
Rehearsal room acoustics for the orchestra musician (paper), and presentation by M Skålevik 04.06.2014
Rooms for music – Acoustical needs and requirements , by J H Rindel 04.06.2014
Concert hall preference prediction—uncertainties from using a selection of data , the presentation by M Skålevik at ISRA 2013 Toronto
Wenmaekers, Hak and van Luxemburg, on concert hall Stage Acoustics (more Stage Acoustics)
M Skålevik: Room Acoustical Parameters in predictions of concert hall preference - about uncertainties, explanation and understanding, published 20.03.2013
Concert Hall Parameters 2012—Status Report published 23.04.2012
Concert Hall Parameters and concert hall preference IOA Dublin 2011 poster 02.08.2011
Acoustic description of the Great hall of the Moscow P. I. Tchaikovsky Conservatory
Concert Hall Parameters Relevance Test (ICA 2010 presentation) by M Skålevik 03.09.2010
Methods for computer assisted prediction of acoustics is very important to research in the field of room acoustics, and for development and design of new performance spaces. Computational capacity in computers has increased since Krokstad et al started out in the 1960’s, but so have our demands.
Concert Hall Acoustics 2008, by L Beranek (download in new window)
For discussion: Is this the History of concert halls ?