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  Vedic Conception of Sound in Four Features
In the Vedantic traditions sound is considered one of the most important principles of existence, as it is both the source of matter and the key to become free from it.
As sound is of the nature of the varnas (syllables) composing it, the tantra affirms that the creative force of the universe resides in all the letters of the alphabet.
The middle sound is that sound which exists between the states of susupti and jagrat.
www.veda.harekrsna.cz /encyclopedia/vedicsound.htm   (2697 words)

  
 Sound stage - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A sound stage is a hangar-like structure, building or room, that is soundproof for the production of theatrical motion pictures and television, usually inside a movie studio.
Early stages for silent movies were built with large skylights until electric lighting became powerful enough to adequately expose film.
With the coming of the talkies in the late 1920s, it became necessary to enclose the stages, eliminating noise and distractions from outside.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sound_stage   (406 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Sound stage
A sound film (or talkie) is a motion picture with synchronized sound, as opposed to a silent movie.
Audio can mean: sound that can be heard electronics or other signals of frequencies audible to humans (about 20--20,000 Hz) broadcasting or reception of sound high-fidelity sound reproduction sound recording and reproduction in general means I hear in Latin Audible can also refer to Audible.
An audiophile (literally, one who loves sound) is one who is concerned with achieving high-quality results in the recording and playback of music.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Sound-stage   (899 words)

  
 Ealing Studios
The sound stages will be kept open during the construction period.
Central to his plans is the renovation of the original, high-quality sound stages, which have been home to the classic Ealing Comedies as well as more recent productions such as Notting Hill, Spiceworld, Star Wars Episode 2 and The Royle Family.
The sound stages are enclosed with a necklace of flexible buildings, creating a permanent pedestrianised area.
www.ealingstudios.co.uk /news/StudioNews/PlanningconsentfornextgenerationEalingStudios.html   (288 words)

  
 The Healing Music Organization - Sound Stages
Sounds generated from equipment should be measured at distances relative to the listener.
Sound levels vary as a response to a changeable 'noise floor - the level of continuous sound that characterises an area at any given time.
Re-assess the sound environment; re-evaluate the effectiveness of methods being used; maintain equipment as it ages; pay attention to patient satisfaction scores specific to the sound environment; and regularly include the quality of the sound environment as an agenda item in staff management meetings, as well as other staff meetings.
www.healingmusic.org /Library/Newsroom/SoundStages.asp   (1392 words)

  
 Show Master Mobile Sound Shell Stages, mobile stages, mobile outdoor stage, enclosed mobile stages with acoustic ...
Stages take control of the visual background along with sound and lighting, while simultaneously providing weather protection for the performers.
Stages are easily closed and locked, providing off-hour security for instruments, equipment, and props during extended events.
Mobile Stage Set Up Once the mobile stage has been positioned, actual stage set up is a matter of only minutes, as the self-contained hydraulic actuation system does all of the work.
www.centuryindustries.com /showmaster.htm   (310 words)

  
 Sound processing
First, sound from each individual instrument is recorded in an acoustically inert studio on a single track of a multi-track tape recorder.
Then the signals from each track are manipulated by the sound engineer to add special audio effects and are combined to in a mix down system to finally generate the stereo recording on a two-track tape recorder.
A reflected sound wave like this will arrive a little later than the direct sound, since it travels a longer distance, and is generally a little weaker, as the walls and other surfaces in the room will absorb some of the sound energy.
www-ece.eng.uab.edu /DCallaha/courses/DSP/Projects2001/T4/sound.htm   (1128 words)

  
 The Walt Disney Studios - Production Services - History and News
Stage 1 is part of the original lot that was built in 1940.
Stage 2 was built in 1949 in conjunction with Jack Webb, who used the stage for the filming of the television series DRAGNET.
Stage 2 is one of the largest sound stages in Los Angeles at approximately 31,000 square feet.
studioservices.go.com /production/history_and_news.html   (855 words)

  
 The Vedic Conception of Sound in Four Features
The middle sound is that sound which exists between the states of sushupti and jagrat.
It is the sound representation of the Abslute Truth.
Pashyanti - The second stage of sound, sometimes referred to as intellectual sound.
www.indiadivine.org /hinduism/articles/7/1/The-Vedic-Conception-of-Sound-in-Four-Features/Page1.html   (4208 words)

  
 Mass Media Course: Sound and the Studio System
Producing sound films would be significantly more expensive than making silent films; for example, a one million dollar silent film would cost at least one and one-half million dollars to equip for sound.
Sound meant that actors would not only have to know what to do when, but they would also have to memorize dialogue.
Sound was already being used in some theaters for Movietone news briefs, so at least these theaters were already equipped for sound.
www.internetcampus.com /frtv/frtv003.htm   (1303 words)

  
 Sound stages still in demand, but not all of them. | North America > United States from AllBusiness.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Sound stages still in demand, but not all of them.
Nearly all the major Hollywood studios are building new sound stages and producers claim that all the facilities in L.A. are booked for months or even years in advance.
Delfino Sound Stage owner Del Masino says his large 10,580-square-foot stage, where such movies as "Murder in the First" and "Reality Bites" were filmed, is booked up for about three weeks in advance, but activity on his smaller stage is slow.
www.allbusiness.com /periodicals/article/622288-1.html   (680 words)

  
 Warner Roadshow Studios : Sound Studio Facilities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
All sound stages are sound proofed and equipped with current industry standard facilities including air conditioning, extraction fans, steel grids and catwalks.
The Studio Lot is serviced by 66 ft (20 mtr) roadways allowing direct access to the Sound Stages through double-sliding sound lock doors.
Electricity and air conditioning charges for all stages are monitored weekly and charged to the production, plus a 15% plant and equipment service fee.
www.movieworldstudios.com.au /studio_facilities/sound_stages.htm   (150 words)

  
 Snyder Langston - provides a full range of Design Build and Build to Suit Services - Snyder Langston offers ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Three New Television Sound Stages Preconstruction, design assistance, value engineering and general contracting services for the studio's project which includes the construction of two 18,000 square foot and one 25,000 square foot television recording sound stages.
The three new sound stages consist of tilt-up construction with 60-foot high wall panels.
Preconstruction and general contracting services for the development of 545,500 square feet of entertainment sound stages and office space, to be used for motion picture and television productions.
www.snyder-langston.com /web/qualifications/proj_tv.htm   (481 words)

  
 Bastien and Associates, Inc. Architecture and Planning - Press release
It will be one of several stages comprising the studio component of a development planned by Wayne Mooneyhan of Mooneyhan Entertainment Corporation for the Nashville, Tenn. area.
While older Hollywood sound stages can be as small as 8,000 s.f., the typical size for newer ones is about 18,000 s.f., with clear spans of 120 feet and clear heights of 35 to 45 feet.
Larger sound stages are considered desirable by production companies because of increased flexibility and a more controlled setting than the alternative of shooting on location.
www.bastienarchitects.com /11-09-98_nashville.htm   (606 words)

  
 Sound and Music | Activity 2 | Teacher's Resource Guide | YMI, Ltd./AMPAS
A modern soundtrack is created and assembled in many interconnected stages by sound recordists, mixers, editors and music composers.
In addition to capturing live vocal performances, the production mixer tries to anticipate the needs of the sound editors and mixers who will work on the movie after filming ends.“Wild tracks” and “wild sound” recordings are made on the set when the camera is not running.
Wild sound often proves clearer or better timed than sound recorded during filming and can be cut into the soundtrack when needed.
www.oscars.org /teachersguide/sound/activity2.html   (508 words)

  
 acco :: CBS Studios Sound Stages
This served stages 4, 5, 9, 10, and various support buildings.
Stages 9 and 10 were converted from DX package units to chilled water air handlers.
Sound stages 3 and 4 were converted to "silent-air", including an innovative retrofit of DX packages to chilled water.
www.accoes.com /content.asp?category=46   (165 words)

  
 Whap! Zing! and A Holler: Animation Sound Design
A big part of my job, however, is working with a library of sound effects that I have, which is a collection of old tapes and DAT backups, as well as the digitally remastered "cartoon" CD collections that are on the market.
A composer's fling sound may cover an object being thrown off camera very nicely, but the crash effect of the object which I've cut needs to be at a volume that compliments it, so the two sounds will balance.
Courage's sounds were usually way over the top and the contrast of loud and soft passages made for a very dynamic soundtrack.
www.awn.com /mag/issue4.01/4.01pages/geislersound.php3   (1937 words)

  
 CBS Studios   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
In 1937 Republic Studios was comprised of six sound stages, one office building, one projection room, two editorial buildings, one small mill, one small building for payroll and casting, and a small transportation building.
In 1950 there were twenty-three sound stages, six office buildings, two dubbing and scoring stages, one large mill building (including paint and miniature departments), scene docks, flsmith, grip, plaster, electric generator plant and permanent exterior streets.
The Studio has 18 sound stages ranging in size from 7,000 to 25,000 sq.
www.cbssc.com /history/historytext.html   (976 words)

  
 Perspectives on Music Fall 2000 Glossary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
The term "acoustic" is used to distinguish this instrument from the electric guitar, which, although similar in terms of strings and their tuning, follows different stages of sound production and is capable of producing quite different timbres.
An important element of baroque instrumentation, the combination of a bass instrument (usually from the string family), such as the cello or double bass, paired with a keyboard instrument such as the harpsichord or the organ.
Some oratorios sound a lot like operas, with dramatic stories and singers taking on the role of specific characters--but oratorios are not acted out on a stage like operas are.
campus.lakeforest.edu /~meyer/music104F00glossary.html   (10728 words)

  
 Syska Hennessy Group: Media Project Experience
This move caused necessary upgrades to replace D/C power on three stages currently used to film the TV show “Chicago Hope”.
We used our previous experience with sound stages and worked with Fox Studios’ historical data to determine typical power requirements for each of the sound stages.
We then designed high and low voltage distribution into each stage including Bull switches located above the lighting grid and around the sound stages.
www.syska.com /media/projects/foxsound.html   (141 words)

  
 soundstages
Universal Studios Florida® has nine sound stages, eight of which are constructed with state-of-the-art sound control.
These sound stages are equipped with an innovative trolley beam system for total...
B rown United builds the most innovative temporary sound stages that provides complete shelter...
www.logicjungle.com /find-soundstages.html   (220 words)

  
 USFPG : soundstages : introduction
These sound stages are equipped with an innovative trolley beam system for total flexibility to shoot film, tape or live-audience productions.
The stages are also designed to accommodate any lighting power requirements and are equipped with silent air conditioning to allow for continuous shooting and a quick exhaust system for special effects.
The areas adjacent to the sound stages are covered by a canopy to protect against inclement weather.
studio.florida.universalstudios.com /stages/soundstages.asp   (109 words)

  
 Mana Acoustics - Products
The Power Supply Table is smaller and designed primarily to fit neatly within a Sound Table supporting turntable, CD player, or amplifier power supply units.
The Sound Shelf is designed for situations where wall-mounting equipment is necessary - in a home where there are young children or where the floor are not stable.
consists of a sound shelf with an additional level of isolation which is provided by a mini table.
www.mana.co.uk /products.htm   (756 words)

  
 ---Sound Concepts Inc---
Sound and lighting systems are our specialty, however Sound Concepts is here to provide you or your company everything that is needed to make your event a great success.
Sound Concepts also provides custom design services as well as full installation.
Whether you want a complete sound system installed in your home or if your company needs a new conference room to be equiped with the latest audio and video technology, Sound Concepts is your best choice.
www.soundconceptsinc.net   (344 words)

  
 Manhattan Beach Studios   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
With only five of its planned 14 sound stages finished, Manhattan Beach Studios had already snatched a key client away from in Hollywood.
Another major tenant of the South Bay new studio is none other than 20th Century Fox, which has contracted early to lease at least five of the 14 new sound stages for five years.
In July of 1998, Raleigh Studios (Hollywood's longest continually-operated studio) inked a five-year deal to manage and operate the studio (those sound stages and space not leased by Fox), making Raleigh "the area's largest independent studio group in terms of stages." Already, there is a new sign up calling the studio "Raleigh Manhattan Beach Studios"...
www.seeing-stars.com /Studios/ManhattanBeachStudios.shtml   (806 words)

  
 The Studios >> Warner Brothers 2
The sound stages today are used mostly for filming popular television series, including "Friends," "ER," "The Gilmore Girls," and "The West Wing." (The Warner Bros. Studios are separate from the WB television network.
Visitors taking the Warner Bros. studio tour view the sound stages of current TV series as well as the historical backlots where classic films such as Mel Brooks' "Blazing Saddles" were filmed.
By 1928, there were about 27 studio structures, including several sound stages, located on what had once been alfalfa fields.
www.germanhollywood.com /warner_2.html   (634 words)

  
 Playa Vista's sound-stage plans called into question - Playa Vista Partners Los Angeles Business Journal - Find Articles
While the original plan calls for up to 1.5 million square feet of sound stages, developers may settle for a less-ambitious project, at least initially.
In addition, new technologies are making movie and TV producers less dependent on sound stages; today's technologies make certain kinds of production feasible in any number of settings, including conventional warehouses.
And keeping unanchored sound stages filled is an increasing challenge, according to Stephan Smith, a partner in Los Angeles Center Studios, which this week opens six new sound stages on the former Unocal headquarters site in downtown L.A., and plans to add another six stages there in a future phase.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m5072/is_29_21/ai_55386797   (718 words)

  
 studios sound, internet2.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Universal Studios, in cooperation with Sound Ideas, has made available for the first time ever, an awesome collection of over 1000 sound effects on five.
Orion Sound Studios 2903 Whittington Ave Suite C, Baltimore, MD 21230Orion Sound Studios is a rehearsal and recording studio located in Baltimore,.
Shimamoto Sound is a Philadelphia recording studios offering the best in analog and digital audio technology.
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 Entertainment projects - Bastien and Associates, Inc., Architecture and Planning
All Bastien-designed stages are booked solid with TV shows and features because of our proven experience to formulate desirable studio masterplans and create functional relationships between sound stages and production support facilities.
Sound stages, production support offices and dressing rooms, theater and administrative office building.
Using the firm's experience in industrial warehouse and distribution centers, Bastien applied its expertise to sound stages, saving millions of dollars in construction costs per project over traditional sound stage construction techniques.
www.bastienarchitects.com /entertainment.htm   (725 words)

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