Acoustic Parameters of Chosen Orthodox Churches Overview and Preliminary Psychoacoustic Tests Using Choral Music
A lot of acoustic research was done for Roman Catholic churches and because of some differences in traditions and culture comparing to Orthodoxy, it is not the best idea to use its acoustic estimators for Orthodox churches. The article shows results of measurements in some Orthodox churches in Poland and the proposal of psychoacoustic tests using the convolution technique, which would allow formulating the new acoustic outlines for Orthodox churches. The research has been done especially considering choral music, which is inseparable part of East Christians culture, so as a test sounds, there were Orthodox choir sound samples recorded in anechoic chamber convoluted with impulse response of measured churches.
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