Music and Architecture

I used to steward in a former church, now concert hall, and we were constantly aware of how suited it was to acoustic performances but amplification of any kind bounced round and made a hell of a mess. MY partner at the time wsa a drummer who hated playing there. But a single violin note could be heard everywhere. It was magical.

Here’s a great clip showing how sound is affected by its surroundings:

http://www.openculture.com/2015/07/the-same-song-sung-in-15-places.html

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