CHAPTER 2

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Sound and Hearing

When a recording is made, we’re actually capturing and storing sound so that an original event can be recreated at a later date. If we start with the idea that sound is actually a concept that describes the brain’s perception and interpretation of a physical auditory stimulus, the examination of sound can be divided into four areas:

image  The basics of sound

image  The characteristics of the ear

  How the ear is stimulated by sound ...

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