In a good concert hall, a big orchestra can evoke remarkably spacious sounds. The concertgoer is surrounded by the physical sound waves, and out of these waves the subjective sound impressions are created in the listener's head. This biological "measuring device" organized itself during childhood. With no special effort--and quite continuously--it performs parallel data proce- ing and makes no distinction between complex or simple analysis. Imagine that the orchestra, after complete silence, strikes a load, abrupt chord. In ...

Acoustics and Hearing 2008, Springer, Berlin, Germany

ISBN-13: 9783540782278

2008 edition

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