Re: Loud enough??


Subject: Re: Loud enough??
From: KEVIN AUSTIN (KAUSTIN@vax2.concordia.ca)
Date: Tue Mar 02 1999 - 04:30:55 EST


Bret asked ...

>Or the experience where the piece broadcast at high volumes into the
>concert hall with full diffusion seems tremendous, but at home on a
>reasonable stereo system it falls flat.
>
>Or the experience of finding that one's piece sounds great on those
>perfectly balanced and isolated studio monitors and bland in the 'real
>world' playback environment.
>
>What gives?

Among other things (eg listenging through $7,000 loudspeakers), loudness
curves: frequency response of the ear is amplitude dependent. [Loudness
is a psychoacoustic 'equivalent' of amplitude and frequency.]

Best

Kevin
kaustin@vax2.concordia.ca

(Did you have an acoustics and psychoacoustic component in your ea/cm
course(s)?)



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