How do you make sure an audience of 91,000 can hear what’s going on in an Olympic stadium? Ask Gary Hardesty of Sound Media Fusion in Los Angeles, who served as chief audio designer for the opening and closing ceremonies at the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing in August 2008 (as well as a consultant for all the other venues). “I was in Beijing every month for five years, then full-time since April,” notes Hardesty, in an indication of the scope of his work there, beginning with a comprehensive ...

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