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Royal Festival Hall

Index Royal Festival Hall

The Royal Festival Hall is a 2,500-seat concert, dance and talks venue within Southbank Centre in London. [1]

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Acoustics

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.

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Adrian Boult

Sir Adrian Cedric Boult, CH (8 April 1889 – 22 February 1983) was an English conductor.

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Allies and Morrison

Allies and Morrison is an architecture and urban planning practice based in London and Cambridge.

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Alvar Aalto

Hugo Alvar Henrik Aalto (3 February 1898 – 11 May 1976) was a Finnish architect and designer.

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Architects' Journal

The Architects' Journal is an architectural magazine published in London by Metropolis International.

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Arts council

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.

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Arts Council of Great Britain

The Arts Council of Great Britain was a non-departmental public body dedicated to the promotion of the fine arts in Great Britain.

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Bernard Levin

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".

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Blackburn Cathedral

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.

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Bridgewater Hall

The Bridgewater Hall is a concert venue in Manchester city centre, England.

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Building Research Establishment

Building Research Establishment (BRE) is a centre of building science in the United Kingdom, owned by charitable organisation the BRE Trust.

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Cannes

Cannes (Canas) is a city located on the French Riviera.

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Cantilever

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.

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Centrifugal pump

Centrifugal pumps are a sub-class of dynamic axisymmetric work-absorbing turbomachinery.

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Classical period (music)

The Classical period was an era of classical music between roughly 1730 to 1820, associated with the style of Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven.

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Clement Attlee

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.

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Coal gas

Coal gas is a flammable gaseous fuel made from coal and supplied to the user via a piped distribution system.

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Coventry Cathedral

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.

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Croydon

Croydon is a large town in south London, England, south of Charing Cross.

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Derbyshire

Derbyshire is a county in the East Midlands of England.

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Dictionary of Scottish Architects

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.

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Durham, England

Durham (locally) is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England.

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Embankment tube station

Embankment is a London Underground station in the City of Westminster, known by various names during its history.

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Eurovision Song Contest

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.

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Eurovision Song Contest 1960

The Eurovision Song Contest 1960 was the fifth edition of the Eurovision Song Contest.

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Fairfield Halls

Fairfield Halls is an arts, entertainment and conference centre located in Croydon, London.

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Festival of Britain

The Festival of Britain was a national exhibition and fair that reached millions of visitors throughout the United Kingdom in the summer of 1951.

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George VI

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.

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Geothermal heat pump

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.

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Greater London Council

The Greater London Council (GLC) was the top-tier local government administrative body for Greater London from 1965 to 1986.

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Gunnar Asplund

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).

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Harrison & Harrison

Harrison & Harrison Ltd are a British company that make and restore pipe organs, based in Durham and established in 1861.

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Hayward Gallery

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.

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Helmholtz resonance

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.

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Herbert Morrison

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.

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Holland, Hannen & Cubitts

Holland, Hannen & Cubitts was a major building firm responsible for many of the great buildings of London.

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Hope Bagenal

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.

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Hungerford Bridge and Golden Jubilee Bridges

The Hungerford Bridge crosses the River Thames in London, and lies between Waterloo Bridge and Westminster Bridge.

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Ian Walters

Ian Homer Walters (9 April 1930 – 6 August 2006) was an English sculptor.

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Jeppe Hein

Jeppe Hein (born 1974, Copenhagen, Denmark) is an artist based in Berlin and Copenhagen.

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John Barbirolli

Sir John Barbirolli, CH (2 December 189929 July 1970), né Giovanni Battista Barbirolli, was a British conductor and cellist.

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Kirkegaard Associates

Kirkegaard Associates is an American acoustics design firm based in Chicago, Illinois, with an office in Denver, Colorado.

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Labour Party (UK)

The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom.

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Leo Beranek

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).

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Leslie Martin

Sir John Leslie Martin (Manchester, 17 August 1908 – 28 July 2000) was an English architect, and a leading advocate of the International Style.

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List of concert halls

A concert hall is a cultural building with a stage that serves as a performance venue and an auditorium filled with seats.

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Listed building

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.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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London Borough of Lambeth

Lambeth is a London borough in south London, England, which forms part of Inner London.

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London County Council

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.

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London Eye

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.

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London Philharmonic Orchestra

The London Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO) is one of five permanent symphony orchestras based in London.

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London Underground

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.

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Lucienne Day

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.

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Malcolm Sargent

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.

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Manchester

Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 530,300.

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Modern architecture

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.

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Nelson Mandela

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.

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Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (OAE) is a British period instrument orchestra.

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Organ reform movement

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.

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Palace of Westminster

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.

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Palais des Festivals et des Congrès

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.

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Paul Kelly (film maker)

Paul Kelly (born 23 July 1962 Farnborough, Hampshire) is an English film director, musician, photographer and designer.

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Peter Moro

Peter Meinhard Moro, CBE (27 May 1911 – 10 October 1998) was a London-based architect whose practice developed many notable public buildings.

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Philharmonia Orchestra

The Philharmonia Orchestra is a British orchestra based in London.

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Pipe organ

The pipe organ is a musical instrument that produces sound by driving pressurized air (called wind) through organ pipes selected via a keyboard.

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Pound sterling

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.

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Purcell Room

The Purcell Room is a concert and performance venue which forms part of the Southbank Centre, one of central London's leading cultural complexes.

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Queen Elizabeth Hall

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.

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Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother

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.

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Ralph Downes

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.

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Reverberation

Reverberation, in psychoacoustics and acoustics, is a persistence of sound after the sound is produced.

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Rigging

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.

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River Thames

The River Thames is a river that flows through southern England, most notably through London.

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Robert Matthew

Sir Robert Hogg Matthew, OBE FRIBA FRSE (1906–1975) was a Scottish architect and a leading proponent of modernism.

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Robin Day (designer)

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.

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Rolls-Royce Merlin

The Rolls-Royce Merlin is a British liquid-cooled V-12 piston aero engine of 27-litres (1,650 cu in) capacity.

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Romantic music

Romantic music is a period of Western classical music that began in the late 18th or early 19th century.

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Seating capacity

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.

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South Bank

South Bank is an entertainment and commercial district in central London, next to the River Thames opposite the City of Westminster.

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Southbank Centre

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).

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Textile design

Textile design is essentially the process of creating designs for woven, knitted or printed fabrics or surface ornamented fabrics.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.

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The Hallé

The Hallé is an English symphony orchestra based in Manchester, England.

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The Observer

The Observer is a British newspaper published on Sundays.

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The Twentieth Century Society

The Twentieth Century Society (abbreviated as C20) is a British charity which campaigns for the preservation of architectural heritage from 1914 onwards.

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Victoria Embankment

Victoria Embankment is part of the Thames Embankment, a road and river-walk along the north bank of the River Thames in London.

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Waterloo tube station

Waterloo is a London Underground station located beneath Waterloo National Rail station.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Festival_Hall

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