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Room acoustics

Sound quality - Computer simulation



Acoustic design by computer simulation

See paper in: Y.Ando & D.Noson Editors, Music and concert hall acoustics, Academic Press, 1996.

Study of an ancient Italian opera house

Selected paper for Internet presentation at the ICA/ASA '98 meeting (invited lecture): Boxes and sound quality in an Italian opera house.

Convolution

See the paper: G.Fabbri, M.Garai, L.Tronchin, Convolution Applied to Synthetic Original Music: Some Italian Theatres Examples, Proc. CIARM '95, Ferrara, Italy, 1995.

Recovering ancient churches

Thesis works (in Italian):
M. Monari, "Progettazione acustica per il recupero della ex-Chiesa di Santa Maria del Carmine a Medicina", Universitą di Bologna, Facoltą di Ingegneria, A.A. 1997-98.
A. Placci, "Progettazione acustica per il recupero della Chiesa del Pio Suffragio in Bagnacavallo", Universitą di Bologna, Facoltą di Ingegneria, A.A. 1998-99.

Auralisation

Listen to the examples from the work about the acoustic recovering of the former Church of Santa Maria del Carmine.

Some other references

  1. A. Farina, "RAMSETE - a new Pyramid Tracer for medium and large scale acoustic problems", Proc. of Euro-Noise 95, Lyon, France, 21-23 march 1995.
  2. B.I. Dalenback, "The importance of diffuse reflection in computerized room acoustic prediction and auralization", Proc. of Opera and Concert Hall Acoustics Conference, IOA, pp.27-34, London Gatwick, February 1995.
  3. G. Naylor, "Odeon Room Acoustics Program - Version 2.0 User Manual", The Acoustics Laboratory, Lyngby, Denmark (1992).
  4. A. Farina, "Auralization software for the evaluation of the results obtained by a Pyramid Tracing code: results of subjective listening tests" - Proc. of ICA95, Trondheim, Norway, 26-30 June 1995.
  5. A. Cocchi, M. Garai, L. Tronchin, "Influenza di cavità risonanti poste sotto la fossa orchestrale: il caso del teatro Alighieri di Ravenna", in: Teatri storici. Dal restauro allo spettacolo, Nardini Editore, Firenze, 135-153 (1997).
  6. M. Garai, M.C. Rossi, L. Tronchin, "La percezione della qualitą acustica dei teatri valutata mediante analisi statistica", Rivista Italiana di Acustica, 21(1-2), 3-18 (1997).
  7. M. Garai, M. Monari, C. Tavernelli, Progettazione acustica per il recupero della ex chiesa di Santa Maria del Carmine, Atti XVII Convegno AIA, Genova, 56-59 (1999). (PDF, 178 KB)
  8. A. Cocchi, M. Garai, C. Tavernelli,  "Boxes and sound quality in an Italian opera house", J. Sound Vibr., 232(1), 171-191 (2000). (PDF, 689 KB)

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