Restating the obvious: Finnish study finds that shoebox halls sound bestmain
Research at Aalto University in Finland confirms that music has a wider dynamic range in rectangular concert halls of shoebox shape. ‘Our research is the first that explains how halls influence perception of dynamic expression,’ says Dr. Jukka Pätynen.
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We’ve known for two centuries that shoebox works best. The issue is how to make other, more flexible halls work better.