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Audio for Television

“I am not able to tell the story with my music, but I can make the story you are telling more emotional.”

Jerry Goldsmith, Oscar-winning composer

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Acoustics: High-frequency sound waves travel in straight paths and are easily deflected and reflected by hard surfaces. They are also easily absorbed by porous fibrous materials. Lower-frequency sound waves (below 100 Hz) spread widely, so they are not impeded by obstacles and are less readily absorbed. As sound waves meet nearby materials, they are selectively absorbed and reflected; the reflected sound's quality is modified according to the surfaces’ nature, structures, ...

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