Sacral Sound-Engineering

Journal title

Archives of Acoustics




vol. 36


No 2



acoustics of church interior ; organology ; campanology

Divisions of PAS

Nauki Techniczne




Committee on Acoustics PAS, PAS Institute of Fundamental Technological Research, Polish Acoustical Society




Artykuły / Articles


ISSN 0137-5075 ; eISSN 2300-262X


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