What gave early New Orleans jazz clarinets their unique sound? (page 3)

Listening requires sensitive hearing and the ability to process information into cohesive meaning. Add everyday background noise and constant interruptions, and the ability to comprehend what is heard becomes that much more difficult. Audiology researchers at Auburn University have found that in such demanding environments, both children and adults depend more on their right ear for processing and retaining what they hear. They will present their work at the 174th ASA Meeting, Dec. 4-8.

What gave early New Orleans jazz clarinets their unique sound?

The hauntingly beautiful 'wailing' sounds of early New Orleans jazz clarinets, often featured in brass bands or jazz funerals, are one of the most distinctive instrument styles in American music. ...

Wed 6 Dec 17 from Eurekalert

Want to listen better? Lend a right ear

Listening requires sensitive hearing and the ability to process information into cohesive meaning. Add everyday background noise and constant interruptions, and the ability to comprehend what ...

Wed 6 Dec 17 from Eurekalert

Hearing Hybrid and Electric Vehicles While Quieting Noise Pollution

Low-emission vehicles are considered too quiet for hearing-impaired pedestrians, so the European Union is mandating that they be equipped with acoustic vehicle alerting systems. With these alert ...

Tue 5 Dec 17 from Newswise

Hearing hybrid and electric vehicles while quieting noise pollution, Tue 5 Dec 17 from Eurekalert

Pop the Bubbly and Hear the Quality

The classic sparkling wine that has rung in countless new years with a bang may have more to its bubbles. Champagne is notable for its iconic cork popping, but the bubble acoustics also play ...

Tue 5 Dec 17 from Newswise

Pop the bubbly and hear the quality, Tue 5 Dec 17 from Eurekalert

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