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Critical Listening Skills for Audio Professionals by F. Alton Everest

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How they Sound and what causes them

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In previous lessons, we have noted the effect on the sound of a voice of peaks and dips in the response of an audio system. In this lesson, we shall concentrate on various acoustical effects which make a voice sound unnatural.

In recording a voice in a room, there is no escaping the acoustical effect of the surroundings. The sound is contained by the surfaces of the room; and size, shape, and proportions of the room, and the absorbing and reflecting characteristics of the surfaces determine the sound field in the room. For example, my voice is being recorded in an acoustically ...

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