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Acoustics In Houses Of Worship

The subject of acoustics encompasses elements of both physical science and cognitive perception. Our ears deliver complex information that the brain interprets, such as level, pitch, and location; our brain also deciphers language from the acoustical information that it gathers. The problem is that often the features making a room excellent for music are the very same features that make the room a poor choice for speech intelligibility.

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