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Critical Listening Skills for Audio Professionals by F. Alton Everest

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On speech and music

TalkTech
Reverberation may be either friend or enemy; it can improve our program material or degrade it. Because we normally are not conscious of reverberation as a separate entity, it is well that we pause to dissect and define it. 
Too much reverberation has this effect on speech:

If reverberation is almost totally eliminated, the same speech is understandable, but it sounds rather “dry” and uninteresting: Too little reverberation is as unpleasant and unnatural as too much.

 

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