The Resource Music and space : a systematic and historical investigation into the impact of architectural acoustics on performance practice followed by a study of Handel's Messiah, Dorothea Baumann

Music and space : a systematic and historical investigation into the impact of architectural acoustics on performance practice followed by a study of Handel's Messiah, Dorothea Baumann

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Music and space : a systematic and historical investigation into the impact of architectural acoustics on performance practice followed by a study of Handel's Messiah
Title
Music and space
Title remainder
a systematic and historical investigation into the impact of architectural acoustics on performance practice followed by a study of Handel's Messiah
Statement of responsibility
Dorothea Baumann
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
781.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ML3805
LC item number
.B315 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • discographies
Series statement
  • Natur, Wissenschaft und die Künste =
  • Nature, science et les arts =
  • Nature, science and the arts
Series volume
v. 7
Label
Music and space : a systematic and historical investigation into the impact of architectural acoustics on performance practice followed by a study of Handel's Messiah, Dorothea Baumann
Publication
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-367), discography (p. 368) , and index
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • List of figures xi; List of music examples xvi; List of tables xvii; Abbreviations xviii; Preface xxi; PART 1: MUSIC PERFORMANCE AND ARCHITECTURAL SPACE:THEORETICAL AND HISTORICAL FUNDAMENTALS; 1.1 Introduction 3; 1.1.1 Room acoustics and related disciplines 3; 1.1.2 Architectural space, room acoustics and music performance 6; 1.1.3 Music for rooms and rooms for music: two points of view and three levels of approach 8; 1.1.4 Methodology: the study's two parts 13; 1.2 Acoustic knowledge applied to the construction and use of rooms 19
  • 1.2.1 Acoustic knowledge in ancient Greece and Rome 191.2.2 Pragmatic room acoustics in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance 23; 1.2.3 Rediscovery of the ancient theater 27; 1.2.4 Debates on acoustics in the seventeenth century 31; 1.2.5 The development of acoustics as a science from the seventeenth to the twentieth century 33; 1.2.6 Acoustic knowledge available to architects since the seventeenth century 36; 1.2.7 Old and new rooms 41; 1.2.8 Festival halls 44; 1.3 Room acoustics and music: changing relations 45
  • 1.3.1 The function of the performance site and its significance for room acoustics 451.3.2 Public concerts and the change of performance practice 48; 1.3.3 New definition of chamber music around 1800 in relation to hall size 51; 1.3.4 Architectural space as part of the work's performance 52; 1.3.5 Electro-acoustical reproduction of space 59; 1.4 Music and space: conditions for perception 61; 1.4.1 The musician's situation 61; 1.4.2 The composer's situation: interior and exterior spatiality of music 64; 1.4.3 The listener's situation: aim of perception and perceptual constancy 66
  • 1.5 Sound and sensation: physical, physiological and psychological principles 691.5.1 Sound and sound propagation 69; 1.5.2 The physiology of hearing and characteristics of auditory perception 70; 1.5.2.1 The function of the middle ear muscles 75; 1.5.2.2 Directional hearing 77; 1.5.2.3 Masking 78; 1.5.2.4 Temporal aspects: blurring, blending, summation 78; 1.5.2.5 Summary of physiological sound perception 79; 1.5.3 Neuronal sound processing 80; 1.5.3.1 The auditory pathways 80; 1.5.3.2 Active perception 84; 1.5.3.3 Experience and memory 86; 1.5.3.4 Music and the brain 88
  • 1.5.4 Hearing and measuring: perspectives from the psychology of perception 891.6 Room acoustics: fundamental concepts in physics 91; 1.6.1 Geometrical room acoustics 92; 1.6.2 Wave theoretical room acoustics 98; 1.6.3 Reverberation time and absorption 102; 1.6.4 Quantification of quality in room acoustics 106; 1.6.5 General acoustic impression and acoustics at a certain place 113; 1.6.6 Principles for the analysis of a room's acoustic quality 118; Seven basic rules 118; 1.7 Spatial impression in sound recording 121; 1.7.1 Technical limits of recording 121
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ocn812911875
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1 online resource (xxiii, 417 pages)
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9783035103052
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illustrations (some color)
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  • (OCoLC)812911875
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