April 6th, 2002


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quote: 'production of sound requires three things: (1) an energy source, (2) something that vibrates in response to that energy, and (3) something that propagates those vibrations into ambient space. in the case of the human body, the energy source is the lungs, the vibrator is the larynx, and the propagator is the throat, mouth, and sinuses.'

bruce r. smith, 'within the wooden o' which is in the acoustic world of early modern england.

using this model, how does it apply to the city?