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Enigma of Medieval Acoustic Jars (The)

Numéro de notice

6421

Durée

00:08:03

Année de production

2017

Support Original

HD
16/9
Couleur
Sonore

Réalisateur(s)

DELHAYE Claude

Résumé

The "abbey of the angels" (abbaye Notre-Dame-des-Anges), built in the sixteenth century on the coast of western France, contains within its walls an exceptional collection of acoustic jars. What were they for? A team of archaeologists, acousticians, historians and musicologists have been trying to understand the technical and symbolic functions of this ingenious device.

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