On this page anechoic recordings for auralisation are available. The WavePack Installs will automatically enrich your default ODEON Rooms and WaveSignals folders with orchestra rooms and samples (requieres that Odeon Auditorium, Odeon Combined or the free Odeon Combined Demo has been installed).
To make the rest of the available recordings accessible through for ODEON auralisation you have to unzip and copy-paste the content inside the WaveSignals folder of your ODEON installation (eg. C:\ Odeon15Combined\ WaveSignals\).
sample setup for the recorded orchestra pieces. Please see the readme.txt file when installation finishes or this file.
Installation of audio recordings for orchestra auralisation with ODEON Auditorium & ODEON Combined
Anechoic orchestra recordings for ODEON 14/15 Combined and Auditorium are installed with separate installation files that can be downloaded from the following links:
The Wave packs include multi channel orchestra recordings, directivity files for relevant musical instruments and room files containing a sample setup for the recorded orchestra pieces. Please see the readme.txt file when installation finishes or this file.
Installation of other audio recordings
From Helsinki University of Technology, high quality recordings of a symphony orchestra are available. Musicians are recorded one by one in an anechoic chamber. Click to get the TKK recordings.
From Dipartimento di Ingegneria, Università di Ferrara anechoic recordings of singing and ancient instruments used in the CAHRISMA and ERATO projects.
NoiseSignals.zip is 36 MB zip file containing various noise signals including the common types of white and pink noise.
CrowdSounds.zip is a 28 MB zip file containing contributions from the Erato project which ODEON A/S participated in. This file contains wave files with sounds of Supporting, Opposing, Crying and Clapping people as well as various idle sounds.
Cocktail.zip is a 43 MB zip file containing outdoor recordings of a cocktail party, it can maybe be used as cafe or canteen auralisations, but the recording is not of best quality and contains some disturbing tones.
BackgroundSpeech.zip (background speech) is a 2 MB zip file containing outdoor recordings of a people’s multiple talking in Danish (mostly women).
Harvard word list.zip (speech intelligibility test) is a 52 MB zip file containing semi-anechoic speech recordings of both male and female voices. The list supervised by Neil Thompson Shade (www.akustx.com) is useful for audio system evaluation material.
Contributions are received with gratitude!