Ancient Sounds Of The Byzantine Churches
Wouldn’t it be cool to go back in time, not visually, but audibly? Archeologists and historians have taken a particular interest in the sounds of Byzantine churches from the 12th to 15th century, with the hopes of capturing an audible snapshot in time.
In order to get a map of the church’s acoustics, they played a sound pulse in different areas of the church and recorded it. As well as this, they even brought real singers into the church and recorded them as well.
Audio preservation has yet to be explored to the extent of other visual mediums, and its exciting to think about a museum solely designated for sound. To read more, go here.