Now Hear This: High School Acoustics

This is my first in a series of occasional ramblings about acoustics and sound. In our experience, performance venues fall into three or four broad categories of cost and acoustic performance: high schools, colleges, professional, and world-class. World-class facilities have familiar names such as Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, and Bass Hall. Here, as one would expect, acoustic quality is at the highest possible level, without compromises on air system noise (dead silent). Sound isolation to

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