Music Shaped by Architecture
David Byrne Keynotes - The presentations by David Byrne solidify his lengthy musical career. Byrne maintains his interest...
Using examples of African tribal circles versus Gothic Cathedrals, Byrne argues that the music played in those areas was appropriate for and was complemented by the surroundings. The culture and habits of a surrounding space impact how certain music is received while the physical layout and contours of a venue determines, to an extent, the audible quality of the sound.