"A Study of Acoustical, Psycho-acoustical and Musicological Factors in Tuned Percussion Ensemble Design"
Grant number: DP0665494 | Funding period: 2006 - 2011
This research will generate the following nationally benefits: 1) The World's first new, widely available, acoustical musical instruments in almost a Century, and the creation of a uniquely Australian musical form, 2) The creation of a major new teaching resource for classroom music and a new export industry for Australia, 3) New knowledge and techniques for the application of psycho-acoustic theory to industrial design processes, and their evaluation with respect to musical instrument acoustics and performance practices, and 4) New knowledge of the human auditory system; thereby contributing to Australia's international standing as a leader in auditory research and promoting Australia's cul..View full description
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