Marcos Sueiro wrote:

>I agree, except I would really hope an architect or acoustician spends 
>many, many hours in a hall listening to music

A lot of the "problem" halls can be traced to the same firms over and over. It's all about making a 2000 seat glass and concrete building sound just like a 500 seat wood and plaster building.

People keep looking for free lunches.

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