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Musical Acoustics from an Audiological Standpoint: A Refresher, Presented in Partnership with AAMHL

Course: #23681Level: Intermediate1 Hour 26 Reviews

This presentation is part of a 3-part series in partnership with Association of Adult Musicians with Hearing Loss on the topic, Making the Musical Connection: Programming Hearing Devices for Music Listening and Music Performance. This first course in the series will provide an overview of musical acoustics to consider from an audiological perspective. The basic acoustics of musical instruments will be discussed and shown to be very similar to the basic acoustic principles that are used in hearing aid technology. This course will be open captioned.

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAs a result of this Continuing Education Activity, participants will be able to explain how to apply well known hearing aid acoustics to the analysis of musical instruments
  • checkmarkAs a result of this Continuing Education Activity, participants will be able to explain how a spectrum of a musical instrument would look like, based on simple acoustical principles.
  • checkmarkAs a result of this Continuing Education Activity, participants will be able to select hearing aid settings that will be responsive to different musical instruments

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes Standing Waves
15-25 Minutes Impedance and damping
25-35 Minutes Acoustic transformer effect
35-45 Minutes Pinna effect and high frequency reflection
45-55 Minutes Comparing acoustic laws of musical instruments to speech acoustics and hearing aid acoustics
55-60 Minutes Summary; Q and A

Reviews

26 Reviews
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented by AudiologyOnline in partnership with the Association of Adult Musicians with Hearing Loss (AAMHL).

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