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Music, Sound Quality, and Hearing Aids: An Interview with Brian Moore and Richard Einhorn
Courtesy Doug Beck and our friends at Hearing Review we’re happy to give you An Interview with Brian Moore and Richard Einhorn on Music, Sound Quality, and Hearing Aids.
Noisy Notes: Orchestra Players and Hearing Loss
Hearing loss in orchestra players is not a new problem. It has been acknowledged and discussed for many years by many researchers. While results can be variable, one thing everybody agrees upon, is that many other musicians (such as rock, hard metal, etc) do suffer some degree of hearing loss.
SOUND ATTENUATION OF ACOUSTIC SHIELDS
Symphonic music can pose a hearing hazard for musicians. Alberto Behar and his colleagues investigate the use of acoustic shields as a potential safeguard.
Predicting Musician’s Hearing Loss
Alberto Behar writes that there is nothing new regarding hearing loss from long duration exposure to loud noise. The question has always been on how loud is loud and how long a duration should be to be considered as “long.”
Shields, Screens, and Baffles
Sandra Teglas examines the use of acoustic shields, screens and baffles to aid in hearing protection for musicians.
The Use of a High Frequency Emphasis Microphone for Musicians
Marshall Chasin and Mark Schmidt tell us about the HF microphone as a low-tech solution for performing musicians and “ultra-audiophiles.”
Use it or Lose it: Hearing Abilities are Preserved in Older Musicians
Guest columnists Claude Alain and Benjamin Rich Zendel review studies that have investigated the role of musical training as a mean to mitigate age-related decline in difficulties understanding speech in noise.
Message from the Editor-in-Chief
Version française disponible ci-dessous I am frequently asked by my musician clients if they can have control over my software programming when fitting and adjusting their hearing aids. At this point I usually look over my glasses frame and with my best paternalistic look, I say “no.” At this point they get impatient with me…