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  • noun A form of surround sound reproduction, using two or more transmission channels and four or more speakers, that attempts to reproduce directional properties of the sound


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  • The primary focus of the conversation is Bryars’ new work, From Egil’s Saga, which involves using technology to reproduce architectural acoustics — “a hallway, a vestibule, and so on” — and which he calls “ambisonics” and credits in part to composer Alvin Lucier.

    Disquiet » Bryars Stream


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