The Cubiculum Musicae (« Musical room ») is an equipment devoted to the valorization of Cultural Heritage; it allows a sonic and visual immersion inside semi-virtual historical environments. This closed and self-supported space can receive eight persons. Its internal sides are used as projection screens; a multitrack sound system is disposed in the walls.
With this device, some historical events and music are evoked or reconstituted through an audiovisual program achieved by the Ricercar team (CESR, Centre d’Études Supérieures de la Renaissance, UMR 7323) according to scientific criteria: selection of historical sources related to the topic, adaptation of the music to historical circumstances, reconstitution of precise musical performances. The audience is surrounded with a 360° projection provided by the CATOPSYS® technology. This projection is synchronized with an audio program played by a twelve-speakers circuit.