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Master Handbook of Acoustics

book coverMaster Handbook of Acoustics / F. Alton Everest, McGraw-Hill, 2009.

A wealth of information about acoustics for listening rooms, auditoriums, and recording studios. 500 pages.

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Sound Reproduction

Sound Reproduction : loudspeakers and rooms / by Floyd E. Toole, Focal Press, 2008.

This excellent book is about acoustics and psychoacoustics. 500 pages.

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Introductory guide to high-performance audio systems

Introductory guide to high-performance audio systems : stereo, surround sound, home theater / Robert Harley, Acapella, 2007

Much has changed in home audio in the past few years. Here is a well written guide to choosing components for a high-end system.

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Spaces speak, are you listening?

Spaces speak, are you listening? : experiencing aural architecture / by Barry Blesser, MIT Press, 2007

“This wide-ranging, articulate, and probing investigation of how humans listen helps us to appreciate the value of natural and constructed acoustics. It also shows that our sense of the space of sound has largely been lost in the vast library of recorded music. This book will change how you listen. Well done!”
Floyd Toole, Vice President of Acoustical Engineering, Harman International Industries