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Templars and Tunnels and Acoustics

10 Aug 17 - 08:17 AM (#3870858)
Subject: Templars and Tunnels and Acoustics
From: Mrrzy

You guys hear about this? http://www.musictalkers.com/latest-news/templar-castle-to-be-checked-for-acoustic-secrets-4263

blicky

Fascinating! Intriguing!


10 Aug 17 - 01:13 PM (#3870891)
Subject: RE: Templars and Tunnels and Acoustics
From: GUEST,Mg

Rosslyn castle has some musical codes in stone.


10 Aug 17 - 02:34 PM (#3870904)
Subject: RE: Templars and Tunnels and Acoustics
From: Effsee

Pedant alert! Rosslyn Chapel. :-)


10 Aug 17 - 07:40 PM (#3870937)
Subject: RE: Templars and Tunnels and Acoustics
From: GUEST,Ebor Fiddler

Is the chapel not in the castle?


10 Aug 17 - 08:07 PM (#3870940)
Subject: RE: Templars and Tunnels and Acoustics
From: Effsee

The castle is a completely separate pert ruin.


10 Aug 17 - 08:08 PM (#3870941)
Subject: RE: Templars and Tunnels and Acoustics
From: Effsee

Oops...*part ruin.


11 Aug 17 - 04:50 AM (#3870965)
Subject: RE: Templars and Tunnels and Acoustics
From: JHW

The Chapter House at Glenluce Abbey has amazing acoustics. Maybe they knew how to design for acoustics back when or maybe they just got lucky.


11 Aug 17 - 05:16 AM (#3870968)
Subject: RE: Templars and Tunnels and Acoustics
From: GUEST,CJB

What about that Neanderthal cave system the Hypogeum of Hal Saflieni in Malta? The acoustics rdelliberately designed for ritual chanting.

http://www.ancient-origins.net/news-history-archaeology-mysterious-phenomena/experts-unravel-sound-effects-malta-s-hypogeum-hal

I have a CD of a female singer who recorded somgs in this. Can't remember her name though.