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acoustics

 [ah-ko̳s´tiks]
the science of sound and hearing.

a·cous·tics

(ă-kūs'tiks),
The science concerned with sound.
[G. akoustikos, relating to sound]

acoustics

/acous·tics/ (-tiks) the science of sound or of hearing.

acoustics

[əko̅o̅s′tiks]
Etymology: Gk, akoustikos, hearing
the science of sound.

a·cous·tics

(ă-kūs'tiks)
The science concerned with sounds and their perception.
[G. akoustikos, relating to sound]

acoustics

the science of sound and hearing.
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Once the hall's approximate shape was decided on, the opera-house acoustician Russell Johnson worked out the basic dimensional parameters: the hall couldn't be any wider than so many metres, the ceiling should be so many metres higher than the stage, balconies should not overhang each other by more than a given number of seat rows.
Introduced to Andrew Jowett by acoustician Russell Johnson on a visit to the as-yet unopened Symphony Hall, he at once declared his wish that his Kirov Opera should be the first opera company to appear there.
The focus of the Gehry design is the 2,265-seat Concert Hall Auditorium, the form and fashion of which is a direct result of acoustical parameters set by Yasuhisa Toyota, principal at Nagata Acoustics and the Hall's chief acoustician, resulting in both visual and musical intimacy.
The successful bidder will feature a multidisciplinary team including an architect, an engineer and stability of buildings roads, a special technical engineer, responsible PEB, an author of a feasibility study, a surveyor, a safety-health coordinator, an acoustician and a contractor general.
We pay a great deal of attention to building good acoustics in concert halls," notes Fabian Neuhaus, an acoustician.
Consider working with an acoustician to help you find the most efficient ways to improve sound design while keeping in mind the interrelated components from which it is comprised.
Ott was in the country last June, and was joined by acoustician Joerg Kuemmel of Mueller BBM and stage engineer Horst Kunkel of Kunkel Consulting International, who are in charge of the performance hall's acoustics, and stage and lighting, respectively.
In such a big hall, lowering the reverberation time to just 4 to 5 seconds, as suggested by the show's acoustician Eddy Bogh Brixen, requires an enormous amount of acoustical treatment.
Trevor Cox is also an acoustician, with a similar passion.
Before the renovation, acoustician Mark Holden said he would rank the sound quality around a B: "not terrible.