Publications

COLLABORATIVE PUBLICATIONS:

Abel, Jonathan S., Eoin Callery, and Elliot K. Canfield-Dafilou, “A Feedback Canceling Reverberator.” In Proceedings of the Digital Audio Effects (DAFX) Conference, 2018.

Abel, Jonathan S., and Elliot K. Canfield-Dafilou. “Recording in a Virtual Acoustic Environment.” In Proceedings of the 143rd Audio Engineering Society Convention, 2017.

Abel, Jonathan S., and Kurt James Werner. “Live Auralization of Cappella Romana at the Bing Concert Hall, Stanford University.” In Aural Architecture in Byzantium: Music, Acoustics, and Ritual, pp. 198–223. Routledge, 2017.

Abel, Jonathan S., Wieslaw Woszczyk, Doyuen Ko, Scott Levine, Jonathan Hong, Travis Skare, Michael J. Wilson, Sean Coffin, and Fernando Lopez-Lezcano. “Recreation of the Acoustics of Hagia Sophia in Stanford’s Bing Concert Hall for the Concert Performance and Recording of Cappella Romana.” Presented at the International Symposium on Room Acoustics. 2013.

Abel, Jonathan S., and Michael J. Wilson. “Luciverb: Iterated convolution for the impatient.” Audio Engineering Society Convention 133, 2012.

Abel, Jonathan S.; Bryan, Nicholas J.; Huang, Patty; Kolar, Miriam A. and Pentcheva, Bissera, “Estimating Room Impulse Responses from Recorded Balloon Pops,” Presented at the Audio Engineering Society (AES) 129th Convention (November 2010), online http://www.aes.org/e-lib/browse.cfm?elib=15594.

Abel, JS, Y Hur, Y Park, DH Youn. “A set of microphone array beamformers implementing a constant-amplitude panning law.” Audio Engineering Society Convention 129, 2010.

Bryan, Nicholas J. , and Jonathan S. Abel. “Methods for Extending Room Impulse Responses Beyond Their Noise Floor.” In Proceedings of the 129th Convention of the Audio Engineering Society (AES), San Francisco, CA, USA, November 4–7, 2010.

Chechile, A., C Basica, EK Canfield-Dafilou, JS Abel. “VampireVerb: A surreal simulation of the acoustics of Dracula’s Castle.” Abstract in The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 142 (4), 2718-2718.

Canfield-Dafilou, Elliot K., Eoin F. Callery, Jonathan S. Abel, and Jonathan Berger. “A Method for Studying Interactions between Music Performance and Rooms with Real-Time Virtual Acoustics.” In Proceedings of the 146th Audio Engineering Society Convention, 2019.

Canfield-Dafilou, Elliot K.,and Jonathan S. Abel. “An allpass chirp for constant signal-to-noise ratio impulse response measurement.” Presented at the Audio Engineering Society Convention 144, 2018.

Canfield-Dafilou, Elliot K.,and Jonathan S. Abel. “A group delay-based method for signal decorrelation.” Presented at the Audio Engineering Society Convention 144, 2018.

Canfield-Dafilou, Elliot K.,and Jonathan S. Abel. “Allpass decorrelating filter design and evaluation.” Abstract in The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 143 (3), 1933-1933, 2018.

Canfield-Dafilou, Elliot K.,and Jonathan S. Abel. “Group delay-based allpass filters for abstract sound synthesis and audio effects processing.” In Proceedings of the International Conference on Digital Audio Effects (DAFx), 197-204, 2018.

Canfield-Dafilou, Elliot K.,and Jonathan S. Abel. “Allpass decorrelating filter design and evaluation.” Abstract in The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 143 (3), 1933-1933, 2018.

Canfield-Dafilou, Elliot K.,and Jonathan S. Abel. “On restoring prematurely truncated sine sweep room impulse response measurements.” In Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Digital Audio Effects, 2017.

Canfield-Dafilou, Elliot K.,and Jonathan S. Abel. “Signal decorrelation using perceptually informed allpass filters.” Presented at the International Conference on Digital Audio Effects (DAFX), 225-232, 2016.

Granzow, J., T O’Brien, D Ford, YH Yeh, Y Hur, D Mostowfi, JS Abel. “An open-source spherical microphone array design.” Abstract in The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 137 (4), 2193-2193, 2015.

Hur, Y, JS Abel, YC Park, DH Youn. “Techniques for synthetic reconfiguration of microphone arrays.” In The Journal of the Audio Engineering Society 59 (6), 404-418, 2011.

Lee, KS, JS Abel, V Välimäki, T Stilson, DP Berners. “The switched convolution reverberator.” In The Journal of the Audio Engineering Society 60 (4), 227-236, 2012.

Lee, Keun Sup; Bryan, Nicholas J. and Abel, Jonathan S., “Approximating Measured Reverberation Using A Hybrid Fixed/Switched Convolution Structure.” Presented at the 13th International Conference on Digital Audio Effects (September 2010).

Lopez-Lezcano, F., T Skare, MJ Wilson, JS Abel.”Byzantium in Bing: Live Virtual Acoustics Employing Free Software.” In Proceedings of the Linux Audio Conference, 9-14, 2013.

Pentcheva, Bissera and Jonathan Abel, “Icons of Sound: Auralizing the Lost Voice of Hagia Sophia.” Speculum 92/1 (2017): S336–S360, online https://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/full/10.1086/693439.

 

PENTCHEVA’S  BOOK & EDITED VOLUMES:

Pentcheva, Bissera, Hagia Sophia: Sound, Space, and Spirit in Byzantium (Pennsylvania State University Press, 2017), http://hagiasophia.stanford.edu
Recipient of the 2018 American Academy of Religion’s Prize in Historical Studies

Aural Architecture: Music, Acoustics and Ritual in Byzantium, ed. Bissera V. Pentcheva (Abingdon, Oxon and New York: Routledge/Ashgate, 2018). https://www.routledge.com/Aural-Architecture-in-Byzantium-Music-Acoustics-and-Ritual/Pentcheva/p/book/9781472485151

Icons of Sound: Voice, Architecture, and Imagination in Medieval Art, ed. Bissera V. Pentcheva (Abingdon, Oxon and New York: Routledge, 2020).

 

PENTCHEVA’S  ARTICLES:
Pentcheva, Bissera V., The Glittering Sound of Hagia Sophia and the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross in Constantinople” in Icons of Sound: Voice, Architecture, and Imagination in Medieval Art, edited by Bissrera V. Pentcheva (New York: Routledge, 2020) forthcoming.

Pentcheva, Bissera V., “Transcendent Visions: Voice and Icon in the Byzantine Imperial Chapels in Icons of Sound: Voice, Architecture, and Imagination in Medieval Art, edited by Bissrera V. Pentcheva (New York: Routledge, 2020) forthcoming.

Pentcheva, Bissera V., “Temporality and Embodiment: Experiencing Medieval Art Through Its Liturgy and Music,” Hortus atrium medii aevi 25 (2019): 90–95.

Pentcheva, Bissera V., “Der glitzernde Klang der Hagia Sophia und das Fest der Kreuzerhöhung in Konstantinopel” in Asymptoten des Unaussprechlichen – Aisthetische Erfahrung in kollektiven religiösen Praktiken, eds. Isabella Schwaderer and Katharina Waldner, Brepols, forthcoming.

Pentcheva, Bissera V., “Music and Liturgy in Hagia Sophia” in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Religion, online, peer-reviewed, 10,000 words.

Pentcheva, Bissera V., “In-spiriting in the Byzantine Rite of Consecration (Kathierōsis),” in Codex Aqvilarensis 30 (2014): 37–65.

Pentcheva, Bissera V., “Mirror, Inspiration, and the Making of Art in Byzantium,” Convivium 1/2 (2014): 10–39.

Pentcheva, Bissera V., “Performing the Sacred in Byzantium: Image, Breath, and Sound,” PRI Performance Research International 19/3 (2014): 120–28.

Pentcheva, Bissera V., “The Power of Glittering Materiality: Mirror Reflections Between Poetry and Architecture in Greek and Arabic Medieval Culture,” Ancient Near Eastern Studies. Supplementa 47 (2015): 223–68.

Pentcheva, Bissera V., “Hagia Sophia and Multisensory Aesthetics,” Gesta 50/2 (2011): 93–111. https://www.jstor.org/stable/41550552

 

RELATED RESEARCH BY COLLABORATORS:

Binning, Ravinder. “Christ’s All Seeing Eye in the Dome,” in Aural Architecture in Byzantium: Music, Liturgy and Acoustics, edited by Bissera V. Pentcheva (Abingdon, Oxon/New York: Routledge, 2018), 101–26.

Steenberge, Laura. “We Who Musically Represent the Cherubim,” in Aural Architecture in Byzantium: Music, Liturgy and Acoustics, edited by Bissera V. Pentcheva (Abingdon, Oxon/New York: Routledge, 2018), 143-62.

Webb, Lora. “Transfigured: Mosaic and Liturgy at Nea Monē,” in Aural Architecture in Byzantium: Music, Liturgy and Acoustics, edited by Bissera V. Pentcheva (Abingdon, Oxon/New York: Routledge, 2018), 127-42.

 

SELECTED PRESS LINKS:

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/you-can-hear-hagia-sophias-sublime-acoustics-without-trip-istanbul-180961563/

https://stanfordmag.org/contents/excavating-an-echo

https://www.utne.com/arts/hagia-sophia-sings-again

 

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