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- noun A form of
surround sound reproduction, using two or more transmission channelsand four or more speakers, that attempts to reproduce directionalproperties 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.