Architectural Features That Make Music Bloom in Concert Halls

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Architectural Features That Make Music Bloom in Concert Halls. / Lokki, Tapio; Pätynen, Jukka.

In: Acoustics , Vol. 1, No. 2, 22.05.2019, p. 439-449.

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Lokki, Tapio ; Pätynen, Jukka. / Architectural Features That Make Music Bloom in Concert Halls. In: Acoustics . 2019 ; Vol. 1, No. 2. pp. 439-449.

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