As performance art forms have developed over the centuries, so too have the specialized buildings for housing them. Functionally and acoustically, the special properties of a particular room type enhance the quality of a performance, raising artistic and production standards. Modern concert halls and opera houses are now very specialized buildings with special acoustical characteristics. Michael Barron explores these characteristics in this work.The proportions were roughly of a double cube, i.e. of 1 :2:2, often referred to as shoebox-shape. ... A technical analysis of the three of these halls which survive has been made by Bradley (1991). ... Symphony Hall, Boston Amsterdam Date 1870 1884-1944 1888 1900 Volume (m ) 15000 10600 18770 18750 Seat capacityanbsp;...
|Title||:||Auditorium Acoustics and Architectural Design|
|Publisher||:||Taylor & Francis - 1993-01|