Concert Halls and Opera Houses: Music, Acoustics, and by Leo Beranek

By Leo Beranek

This illustrated advisor to a hundred of the world's most crucial live performance halls and opera homes examines their structure and engineering and discusses their acoustical caliber as judged by means of conductors and song critics. The descriptions and pictures will function a helpful consultant for latest peripatetic performers and song enthusiasts. With technical discussions relegated to appendices, the ebook could be learn with excitement via someone attracted to musical functionality. the pictures (specially commissioned for this publication) and architectural drawings (all to an analogous scale) including smooth acoustical information on all the halls supply a wealthy and unrivaled source at the layout of halls for featuring musical performances. including the technical appendices, the information and drawings will function a useful reference for architects and engineers desirous about the layout of areas for the functionality of music.

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