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Author(s): Victor Desarnaulds
A. Carvalho
Title: Liturgical conditions of Catholic and Reformed celebrations and their relationships with architectural and acoustic characteristics of churches
Issue Date: 2002
Abstract: Liturgical differences between Catholic and Reformed celebrations in Switzerland were studied by a temporal analysis of 16 worships. The importance of speech, music, and silence and the participation of the priest, assembly and organist are analysed. Data from 190 churches show that Reformed churches present a smaller average volume, a denser occupation of space and a shorter reverberation time than Catholic churches. The geometrical and acoustical characteristics of Reformed churches favour speech intelligibility whereas music is advantaged in Catholic churches, which agrees with the observed liturgical differences.
Subject: Acústica, Engenharia civil
Acoustics, Civil engineering
Scientific areas: Ciências da engenharia e tecnologias::Engenharia civil
Engineering and technology::Civil engineering
URI: https://repositorio-aberto.up.pt/handle/10216/473
Source: Proceedings of the FORUM ACUSTICUM 2002
Document Type: Artigo em Livro de Atas de Conferência Internacional
Rights: restrictedAccess
License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/
Appears in Collections:FEUP - Artigo em Livro de Atas de Conferência Internacional

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