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Critical Distance: How Far Can Musicians and Choir Members Be Spaced from Each Other?

First proposed by Wallace Sabine, critical distance is the physical distance where the sound arriving directly from the source would equal the reverberant or reflected sound level in the room. This critical distance is proportional to the physical size of the room and inversely proportional to the reverberation time which can vary depending on the acoustic qualities of the room. This article looks at the concept of critical distance for choir members and musicians, and debuts a new amplification device, HearHooks, as a possible strategy for addressing spacing concerns.

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The Musicians’ Clinics of Canada Launches New Website

MusiciansClinics.com is a resource for those seeking information on a variety of topics related to hearing and hearing loss in musicians. Developed by audiologist-musician Marshall Chasin, AuD, the website offers a large range of resources for guitarists, bass players, violinists, woodwind players, school band teachers, and more.

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