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Surround Sound Adds New Dimensions to Your Viewing Experience

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Elevate How You Experience Movies with Audio Technology That Blurs Boundaries

Sound is an essential element in our understanding of the world. It shapes the spaces you are in and influences your perspective. In film, everything from the sound effects, dialogue, and background music work to propel you along in the story, evoking an emotional connection.

The quest to combine sound and image goes back to the very beginnings of movies; experiments by William Dickson (working in Edison studios) and Eadweard Muybridge achieved a rudimentary synchronized playback in 1894. The first official ‘talkie’ film, The Jazz Singer was released 33 years later, setting the course for deeper context and more subtle acting. 

Today we live in a world where the audio components of a film have become characters in themselves, with surround sound systems that add thrills and chills to every scene. The groundbreaking director, writer, and actor, Larry Fessenden, echoes this ethos, saying, “Sound design has always been very important to my approach to film because it is a more subversive and allusive aspect of the medium.”

Do you want to learn more about the possibilities in your Portsmouth, NH home theater? Continue reading below. 

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