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Acoustics is the branch of physics that deals with the study of all mechanical waves in gases, liquids, and solids including topics such as vibration, sound, ultrasound and infrasound.
Sir Adrian Cedric Boult, CH (8 April 1889 – 22 February 1983) was an English conductor.
Allies and Morrison is an architecture and urban planning practice based in London and Cambridge.
Hugo Alvar Henrik Aalto (3 February 1898 – 11 May 1976) was a Finnish architect and designer.
The Architects' Journal is an architectural magazine published in London by Metropolis International.
An arts council is a government or private non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the arts; mainly by funding local artists, awarding prizes, and organizing arts events.
The Arts Council of Great Britain was a non-departmental public body dedicated to the promotion of the fine arts in Great Britain.
Henry Bernard Levin CBE (19 August 1928 – 7 August 2004) was an English journalist, author and broadcaster, described by The Times as "the most famous journalist of his day".
Blackburn Cathedral, officially known as the Cathedral Church of Blackburn Saint Mary the Virgin with St Paul, is an Anglican (Church of England) cathedral situated in the heart of Blackburn town centre, in Lancashire, England.
The Bridgewater Hall is a concert venue in Manchester city centre, England.
Building Research Establishment (BRE) is a centre of building science in the United Kingdom, owned by charitable organisation the BRE Trust.
Cannes (Canas) is a city located on the French Riviera.
A cantilever is a rigid structural element, such as a beam or a plate, anchored at one end to a (usually vertical) support from which it protrudes; this connection could also be perpendicular to a flat, vertical surface such as a wall.
Centrifugal pumps are a sub-class of dynamic axisymmetric work-absorbing turbomachinery.
The Classical period was an era of classical music between roughly 1730 to 1820, associated with the style of Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven.
Clement Richard Attlee, 1st Earl Attlee, (3 January 1883 – 8 October 1967) was a British statesman of the Labour Party who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1945 to 1951 and Leader of the Labour Party from 1935 to 1955.
Coal gas is a flammable gaseous fuel made from coal and supplied to the user via a piped distribution system.
The Cathedral Church of St Michael, commonly known as Coventry Cathedral, is the seat of the Bishop of Coventry and the Diocese of Coventry, in Coventry, West Midlands, England.
Croydon is a large town in south London, England, south of Charing Cross.
Derbyshire is a county in the East Midlands of England.
The Dictionary of Scottish Architects is a publicly available online database that provides biographical information about all architects known to have worked in Scotland between 1840 and 1980, and lists their works.
Durham (locally) is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England.
Embankment is a London Underground station in the City of Westminster, known by various names during its history.
The Eurovision Song Contest (Concours Eurovision de la chanson), often simply called Eurovision, is an international song competition held primarily among the member countries of the European Broadcasting Union.
The Eurovision Song Contest 1960 was the fifth edition of the Eurovision Song Contest.
Fairfield Halls is an arts, entertainment and conference centre located in Croydon, London.
The Festival of Britain was a national exhibition and fair that reached millions of visitors throughout the United Kingdom in the summer of 1951.
George VI (Albert Frederick Arthur George; 14 December 1895 – 6 February 1952) was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth from 11 December 1936 until his death in 1952.
A geothermal heat pump or ground source heat pump (GSHP) is a central heating and/or cooling system that transfers heat to or from the ground.
The Greater London Council (GLC) was the top-tier local government administrative body for Greater London from 1965 to 1986.
Erik Gunnar Asplund (22 September 1885 – 20 October 1940) was a Swedish architect, mostly known as a key representative of Nordic Classicism of the 1920s, and during the last decade of his life as a major proponent of the modernist style which made its breakthrough in Sweden at the Stockholm International Exhibition (1930).
Harrison & Harrison Ltd are a British company that make and restore pipe organs, based in Durham and established in 1861.
The Hayward Gallery is an art gallery within the Southbank Centre, part of an area of major arts venues on the South Bank of the River Thames, in central London, England.
Helmholtz resonance or wind throb is the phenomenon of air resonance in a cavity, such as when one blows across the top of an empty bottle.
Herbert Stanley Morrison, Baron Morrison of Lambeth, (3 January 1888 – 6 March 1965) was a British Labour politician who held a variety of senior positions in the Cabinet.
Holland, Hannen & Cubitts was a major building firm responsible for many of the great buildings of London.
Philip Hope Edward Bagenal, OBE (11 February 1888 – 20 May 1979) was a British architectural theorist and acoustician who introduced a scientific approach to the acoustic design of buildings.
The Hungerford Bridge crosses the River Thames in London, and lies between Waterloo Bridge and Westminster Bridge.
Ian Homer Walters (9 April 1930 – 6 August 2006) was an English sculptor.
Jeppe Hein (born 1974, Copenhagen, Denmark) is an artist based in Berlin and Copenhagen.
Sir John Barbirolli, CH (2 December 189929 July 1970), né Giovanni Battista Barbirolli, was a British conductor and cellist.
Kirkegaard Associates is an American acoustics design firm based in Chicago, Illinois, with an office in Denver, Colorado.
The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom.
Leo Leroy Beranek (September 15, 1914 – October 10, 2016) was an American acoustics expert, former MIT professor, and a founder and former president of Bolt, Beranek and Newman (now BBN Technologies).
Sir John Leslie Martin (Manchester, 17 August 1908 – 28 July 2000) was an English architect, and a leading advocate of the International Style.
A concert hall is a cultural building with a stage that serves as a performance venue and an auditorium filled with seats.
A listed building, or listed structure, is one that has been placed on one of the four statutory lists maintained by Historic England in England, Historic Environment Scotland in Scotland, Cadw in Wales, and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency in Northern Ireland.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Lambeth is a London borough in south London, England, which forms part of Inner London.
London County Council (LCC) was the principal local government body for the County of London throughout its existence from 1889 to 1965, and the first London-wide general municipal authority to be directly elected.
The London Eye, known for sponsorship reasons as the Coca-Cola London Eye, is a giant Ferris wheel on the South Bank of the River Thames in London.
The London Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO) is one of five permanent symphony orchestras based in London.
The London Underground (also known simply as the Underground, or by its nickname the Tube) is a public rapid transit system serving London and some parts of the adjacent counties of Buckinghamshire, Essex and Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom.
Désirée Lucienne Lisbeth Dulcie Day OBE RDI FCSD (née Conradi; 5 January 1917 – 30 January 2010) was one of the most influential British textile designers of the 1950s and 1960s.
Sir Harold Malcolm Watts Sargent (29 April 1895 – 3 October 1967) was an English conductor, organist and composer widely regarded as Britain's leading conductor of choral works.
Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 530,300.
Modern architecture or modernist architecture is a term applied to a group of styles of architecture which emerged in the first half of the 20th century and became dominant after World War II.
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (18 July 1918 – 5 December 2013) was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader, and philanthropist, who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999.
The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (OAE) is a British period instrument orchestra.
The Organ Reform Movement or Orgelbewegung (also called the Organ Revival Movement) was a mid-20th-century trend in pipe organ building, originating in Germany.
The Palace of Westminster is the meeting place of the House of Commons and the House of Lords, the two houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
The Palais des Festivals et des Congrès (Palace of Festivals and Conferences) is a convention center in Cannes, France, the venue for the Cannes Film Festival and the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.
Paul Kelly (born 23 July 1962 Farnborough, Hampshire) is an English film director, musician, photographer and designer.
Peter Meinhard Moro, CBE (27 May 1911 – 10 October 1998) was a London-based architect whose practice developed many notable public buildings.
The Philharmonia Orchestra is a British orchestra based in London.
The pipe organ is a musical instrument that produces sound by driving pressurized air (called wind) through organ pipes selected via a keyboard.
The pound sterling (symbol: £; ISO code: GBP), commonly known as the pound and less commonly referred to as Sterling, is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the British Antarctic Territory, and Tristan da Cunha.
The Purcell Room is a concert and performance venue which forms part of the Southbank Centre, one of central London's leading cultural complexes.
The Queen Elizabeth Hall (QEH) is a music venue on the South Bank in London, England, that hosts daily classical, jazz, and avant-garde music and dance performances.
Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon (4 August 1900 – 30 March 2002) was the wife of King George VI and the mother of Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon.
Ralph William Downes CBE KSG (16 August 1904 – 24 December 1993) was an English organist, organ designer, teacher and music director and was Professor of Organ in the Royal College of Music.
Reverberation, in psychoacoustics and acoustics, is a persistence of sound after the sound is produced.
Rigging comprises the system of ropes, cables and chains, which support a sailing ship or sail boat's masts—standing rigging, including shrouds and stays—and which adjust the position of the vessel's sails and spars to which they are attached—the running rigging, including halyards, braces, sheets and vangs.
The River Thames is a river that flows through southern England, most notably through London.
Sir Robert Hogg Matthew, OBE FRIBA FRSE (1906–1975) was a Scottish architect and a leading proponent of modernism.
Robin Day, OBE, FCSD (25 May 1915 – 9 November 2010): Lesley Jackson, ‘Robin Day: Designer best known for his Polypropylene stacking chair’, The Independent, Friday, 19 November 2010 was one of the most significant British furniture designers of the 20th century, enjoying a long career spanning seven decades.
The Rolls-Royce Merlin is a British liquid-cooled V-12 piston aero engine of 27-litres (1,650 cu in) capacity.
Romantic music is a period of Western classical music that began in the late 18th or early 19th century.
Seating capacity is the number of people who can be seated in a specific space, in terms of both the physical space available, and limitations set by law.
South Bank is an entertainment and commercial district in central London, next to the River Thames opposite the City of Westminster.
Southbank Centre is a complex of artistic venues in London, England, on the South Bank of the River Thames (between Hungerford Bridge and Waterloo Bridge).
Textile design is essentially the process of creating designs for woven, knitted or printed fabrics or surface ornamented fabrics.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Hallé is an English symphony orchestra based in Manchester, England.
The Observer is a British newspaper published on Sundays.
The Twentieth Century Society (abbreviated as C20) is a British charity which campaigns for the preservation of architectural heritage from 1914 onwards.
Victoria Embankment is part of the Thames Embankment, a road and river-walk along the north bank of the River Thames in London.
Waterloo is a London Underground station located beneath Waterloo National Rail station.