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Wednesday, May 16, 2001

spotlight on sound

"The audio spotlight - as Mr. Pompei has dubbed it - emits a column of sound enveloped by silence, the way the glow of a spotlight is enveloped by darkness. Someone standing inside the beam emitted from his flat black disk hears the sound loud and clear. Outside the beam, there is silence or, if there are surfaces nearby, only faint murmurs from the reflected sound waves."