Yes, size matters! Ask the Rolling Stones!

For music, tempi, beats, at least. It is as if the very place where the music is played was, is, part of the music itself, just like one extra big instrument being part of the band.

Interestingly, there is an absolute critical size, for rooms, around  the 100 m2 range where sound start to react completely differently. This paradigm shifting dimension interact with how the music can be played and/or perceived in a said room. Smaller that that size, you are perfectly free to play at any tempo you fancy, but, you are stuck with notes or scales sounding better than others. Bigger than 100 m2 and it is exactly the opposite: you are welcome to play in any key your fancy, but the room dictates what works and what doesn’t in terms of tempo. Ask the Rolling Stones.

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