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ARSC has a long tradition of recording conference sessions.  We recognize the research value these recordings have to offer and take pride in making them available to our community.  When possible, slide presentations are included. All conference recordings can be searched by Keyword, Author, Title, Volume, Year, and Resource Type via AMP!, the new ARSC Media & Publications online search tool. Current ARSC membership is required to dowload recordings back to 2011. Recordings before 2011 are available to the general public.

Conference Recordings Online

San Antonio

2017 | San Antonio, TX
May 10-13, 2017


2016 | Bloomington, IN
May 11-14, 2016


2015 | Pittsburgh, PA
May 27-30, 2015

Chapel Hill

2014 | Chapel Hill, NC
May 14-17, 2014

Kansas City

2013 | Kansas City, MO
May 15-18, 2013


2012 | Rochester, NY
May 16-19, 2012


2011 | Los Angeles, CA
May 11-14, 2011

New Orleans

2010 | New Orleans, LA
May 19-22, 2010

Washington, DC

2009 | Washington, D.C.
May 27-30, 2009

Palo Alto

2008 | Palo Alto, CA
March 26-29, 2008

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ARSC 2007 Conference Sessions

  Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    Thursday, May 3, 2007

  • Cary Ginell, Milwaukee's Jack Teter: Get Hep & Get Happy! [+ PowerPoint].
  • Michael Biel, Pre-History of the NBC Chimes [+ PowerPoint; Kelvin Keech movie; Michael Shoshani's NBC Chimes Museum (online)].
  • Bill Klinger, Archival Cylinder Box: an ARSC Design and Engineering Project [+ PowerPoint; movie; 3D CAD viewing software].
  • Copyright and Fair Use Committee Report on Recent Activities and Developments (Rob Bamberger, Tim Brooks, Sam Brylawski).
  • ARSC Technical Committee Roundtable: Small Scale Audio Preservation Storage and Management Issues and Solutions (Mike Casey, Andy Kolovos, Adrian Cosentini, John Spencer, and Jon Dunn).
  • Mick Moloney, Irish-Americans in the Acoustic Era (edited).
  • Harry Bradshaw, The Golden Age of Irish Music Recording.
  • Friday, May 4, 2007 (Morning)

  • Niel Shell, Nathaniel Shilkret: A Most Prolific and Diverse Creator of Recorded Sound [+ PowerPoint].
  • Dennis D. Rooney, 1957: An Audio Necrology of the Varied and Important Musical Figures Lost During That Year.
  • Hannah Sommers and Lorne Shapiro, Where Did You Find That?: How NPR and the CBC Audio Collections Support Engaging, Non-Commercial Radio Programming—On Deadline! Incomplete: gaps in recording at 11:30 and 21:30.
  • Deborah L. Gillaspie, The Jazz That Made Milwaukee Famous: Newly Digitized Tapes from the John Steiner Collection at the Chicago Jazz Library.
  • Brandon Burke, Wreck Up a Version: King Tubby, Dub Reggae, and the Roots of Sampling.
  • Sonia Yaco, The Potential For Use of Voice Recognition Software in Appraisal of Oral History Tapes [+ PowerPoint].
  • Aaron M. Bittel, Could Audio Archives Be the Next Hot Location For Field Research? [+ PowerPoint].

    Friday, May 4, 2007 (Afternoon)

  • James P. Leary, The Polkabilly Sound on Upper Midwestern Records.
  • Richard Hess, Tape Degradation Factors and Predicting Tape Life [+PowerPoint].
  • Seth Winner, CEDAR Retouch.
  • Doug Pomeroy, How To Play a Record.
  • Robin and Joan Rolfs, Phonograph Dolls and Toys [+ movies: Talking Dolls, Phonograph Toys].
  • Patrick Feaster and David Giovannoni, "For Private Edification and
    Instruction": Phonographic Indecency in the Victorian Age [+PowerPoint].
  • Saturday, May 5, 2007

  • Helmut Kowar, Sound Recordings as a Tool for Musicological Research into Musical Automata [+ PowerPoint, movie].
  • Philip C. Carli, Mechanical Music of the Rich and Famous: Orchestrions, Pittsburgh Plutocrats and Musical Culture.
  • Robert Ridgeway and Robert DeLand, Automatic Musical Instruments: An Overview. Audio edited together from Mike Biel video.

ARSC 2006 Conference Sessions

  Seattle, Washington
  • 2006-1: Dan Des Foldes, Director, Victor Foreign Department, ca. 1924–1940 and Michael Tokarick’s Minersville Slovak Orchestra. (Steve Shapiro)
  • 2006-2: Homer Rodeheaver, Rainbow Records and the Birth of the Gospel Recording Industry. (David N. Lewis)
  • 2006-4: 80000 LPs times 1122 miles: The Wilson Processing Project & OCLC take on NYPL’s Uncataloged Vinyl. (Peter Hirsch)
  • 2006-5: From the Handcrank to the Hyperlink….UCSB Cylinder Digitization Project. (David Seubert and Noah Pollaczek)
  • 2006-7: The Encyclopedic Discography of Victor Recordings Redux. (David Seubert and Sam Brylawski)
  • 2006-8: Creating a Discography of Classical Music. (Tore Simonsen)
  • 2006-10: New Imaging Methods Applied to Mechanical Sound Carrier Preservation and Access. (Carl Haber)
  • 2006-13: A Fuller Perspective of the Pacific: Opening an Audio Portal into the Field Museum’s A. W. F. Fuller Ethnographic Collection. (John Maniatis)
  • 2006-16: ‘It’s the Going Home Together’: The Golden Apple and the of the Cast Album in the Mid-1950s. (Helice Koffler)
  • 2006-17: Corporate Utopias: The Hidden History of the Industrial Musical on Record. (Jonathan Ward)
  • 2006-18: Elektra Records and the Development of Album Cover Art, 1951-1970. (Cary Ginell)
  • 2006-19: Voices in the Oval Office: The Secret Presidential Tapes Collection. (John Powers and Maura Porter)
  • 2006-20: Saving the Unique Sounds of American Political Campaigning (Lewis Mazanti)
  • 2006-21: ‘Unintelligible at Any Speed’: ‘Louie, Louie,’ the FBI, and the Pacific Northwest (Roberta Freund Schwartz)
  • 2006-30: Capitol vs. Naxos (David Levine)
  • 2006-31: New Business Model for Archive-Industry Collaboration. (Peter McDonald)
  • 2006-32: Dobbin: New Techniques in Audio Mass Processing. (Joerg Houpert and Jerome Luepkes)
  • 2006-34: Strange To Your Ears—A History of Manipulating Pitch, Timbre, and Time in Sound Recordings. (Leah Biel and Mike Biel)
  • 2006-35: Gospel Music as Story: The Life and Work of Otis Jackson (Robert M. Marovich)

ARSC 2005 Conference Sessions

  Austin, Texas
  • 2005-1: Sellin’ the Blues: The History of Blues Advertising in the ’20s and ’30s. John Tefteller, Blues Images and The World’s Rarest Records, Grants Pass, OR
  • 2005-3: Discography of Texan Jazz. Dave Oliphant, UT Austin
  • 2005-4: Recorded Sound in the Center for American History. John Wheat, UT Austin
  • 2005-5: Texas Music Museum, Austin. Clay Shorkey, UT Austin
  • 2005-6: The Crossroads of Texas Music. Curtis Peoples, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
  • 2005-7: Texas Record Labels and Their Role in Recording Vernacular Mexican-American Music. Chris Strachwitz and Tom Diamant, Arhoolie Foundation, El Cerrito, CA
  • 2005-8: In the Trenches: Surveying the Groove. George Brock- Nannestad, Gentofte, DK, and Bill Klinger, Chardon, OH
  • 2005-9: Correction of Wow and Flutter Artifacts: Theoretical Implications for Analog Signal Degradation. Robert Heiber, Chace Audio, Burbank, CA
  • 2005-10: The Invisibility of Music in the Age of Recording. Mark Katz, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
  • 2005-11: The Gramophone Company in Central Asia: Social History through Discography. Will Prentice, British Library Sound Archive, London, UK
  • 2005-12: Rediscovering “Toscanini: The Man Behind the Legend.” Susannah Cleveland and Mark McKnight, UNT
  • 2005-13: Rosetta Reitz—Rediscovering Women in Jazz & Blues. Ava Lawrence, Northeastern University, Boston, MA
  • 2005-14: Jimmy Giuffre: Unsung Avant-Garde Jazz Composer and Improviser. Peter Johnston, York University, Toronto, ON
  • 2005-15: Naropa University Archive Project: Preserving, Reformatting, and Cataloging 20th Century American Literary Culture. Tim Hawkins, Kristen Andersen, and Joe Conway, Naropa University, Boulder, CO
  • 2005-16: Folk Music on the Radio: Forgotten Roots of the Revival. Matthew Barton, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, DC
  • 2005-17: “Pass the Biscuits, Pappy”—W. Lee O’Daniel or How to Win an Election with No Substance But a Lot of Entertainment Value. Cary Ginell, Thousand Oaks, CA
  • 2005-18: Outlaw Country: Godfather to the Muzik Mafia. Nancy A. Jacobson, University of Michigan, Detroit
  • 2005-19: Ben Botkin and Folklore of the Badman. Mary Ellen Ducey and Peterson E. Brink, University of Nebraska
  • 2005-20: A Brief Introduction to the Sheldon Harris Blues Collection. Greg Johnson, University of Mississippi
  • 2005-21: A Tour of Nauck’s Vintage Records. Joe Salerno, Houston, TX
  • 2005-22: Wann geht der naechste Schwann?—A History of the Schwann Catalog. Michael Biel, Morehead State University, Morehead, KY
  • 2005-23: Sound Recording Reissue Practices Under Current U.S. Copyright Law. Tim Brooks, Greenwich, CT, Steve Smolian, Frederick, MD, and Samuel Brylawski, UCSB
  • 2005-24: Preservation Metrics for Audio Collections. Michael Olson, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
  • 2005-25: A Comparison of Software Based Digital Audio Restoration Methods. Mark Sarisky, UT Austin
  • 2005-26: More Than We Can Chew? Audio Preservation Digitization and Small Non-Profit Institutions. Andy Kolovos, Vermont Folklife Center, Middlebury, VT
  • 2005-27: WRVA Radio, the “Voice of Virginia.” Jay Gaidmore, The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia. Also written by James Sam, Ryan Davis, and Anji Cornette, The Cutting Corporation, Bethesda, MD
  • 2005-28: A/B After the Converter: Moving Forward with Enduring Preservation of Audio (ARCS Technical Committee) 

ARSC 2004 Conference Sessions

  Cleveland, Ohio
  • 2004-1: U-S Phonograph Co.: The Cleveland Firm That Dared to Challenge Edison and Columbia. Bill Klinger, Chardon, OH
  • 2004-2: Recording Music and Experiences: J. Louis von der Mehden, Jr., at the New York Studio of the U-S Phonograph Co. Philip C. Carli, Rochester, NY
  • 2004-3: Brian: A Relational Database Application for Discographers. Noal Cohen and Steve Albin, Montclair, NJ
  • 2004-4: Discography in the Digital Age. David J. Diehl, Texas State Technical College
  • 2004-8: North Coast Jingles: The Career of a Commercial Composer in Cleveland. Amy Wooley, The College of William and Mary
  • 2004-9: The Cleveland-Chicago Nexus in Rhythm & Blues Recording in the Post WWII Era. Robert Pruter, Lewis Univ.
  • 2004-10: Polka, and Why It’s Good for You. Joe Oberaitis, Orlando, Florida, Laurie A. Gomulka Palazzolo, Farmington, MI, Stas' Wisniach, Detroit
  • 2004-11: Panel: Recording the History of Folk and Traditional Music (Ron Pen, Ricahrd Green, Ronald Cohen, Kip Lornell, Chris Strachwitz)
  • 2004-12 Rediscovering George W. Johnson, The First African American Recording “Star.” Tim Brooks, Greenwich, CT
  • 2004-13: Harry Belafonte and His Global Carnival. Cary Ginell, Origin Jazz Library, Thousand Oaks, CA
  • 2004-14: Carmichael’s Hoagy: The Hidden Complexity Behind the Homespun Persona. Suzanne Mudge, Indiana Univ.
  • 2004-15: A Recording History of the Cleveland Orchestra. Donald Rosenberg, The Plain Dealer, Cleveland
  • 2004-16: “One Hundred Men and a Perfectionist"—How George Szell Transformed the Cleveland Orchestra. Peter Munves
  • 2004-17: Singing ‘bout the Sixth City: Cleveland, Ohio, in Popular Song. Bill Schurk, Bowling Green State University
  • 2004-18: Rock ‘n’ Roll in Cleveland, Ohio. Deanna R. Adams, Mentor, OH
  • 2004-19: “Polka Capital”? “Home of Rock ‘n’ Roll”? “Little Nashville”? — A Cultural and Ethnic History of Recording in Cleveland. Susan Schmidt Horning, CWRU
  • 2004-20: The Growing Pains of the Starr-Gennett Collection. Elizabeth Surles, Starr-Gennett Foundation
  • 2004-21: Josiah K. Lilly and the Foster Hall Recordings. Mariana Whitmer, University of Pittsburgh
  • 2004-22: Herbert Elwell, Leonard Shure, and Mary Simmons: Classical Music in Cleveland. Marc Bernstein, Toronto, ON
  • 2004-23 The New World Records Story. David Hamilton, The Juilliard School
  • 2004-24 The Telarc Story—From Direct-to-Disc and the Cleveland Orchestra…to DSD…and Beyond. Jack Renner and Robert Woods, Telarc Records
  • 2004-25 Dayton C. Miller: The Clevelander Who Knew All About Sound Recording. George Brock-Nannestad, Patent Tactics
  • 2004-26 The Radio: Recorded vs. Live Paradigm. James R. Powell, Jr., Gramophone Adventures, Portage, MI
  • 2004-27 Technical Committee Roundtable: Magnetic Tape Restoration and Transfer (Gary Galo, Adrian Cosentini, Joseph Patrych, Dennis Rooney, Jon M. Samuels, Seth Winner)
  • 2004-28 James Andem and the Ohio Phonograph Company. Patrick Feaster, Indiana Univ., and David Lewis, All Music Guide
  • 2004-29 “The King of Them All”: Syd Nathan and the Rise and Fall of King Records (Cincinnati, OH). Ben Grillot, VidiPax
  • 2004-30 The Dayton Funk Movement: Midwife to the Birth of Album Oriented Black Pop, Jason Housley, Indiana Univ.
  • 2004-31 Ain’t It Fun Knowing You’ll Never Be Number One: Ohio Artpunk 1972-1987. David Lewis, All Music Guide
  • 2004-32 Red, White, and Whose Blues? Questions of Authenticity, Appropriation and Identity, Roberta Freund Schwartz, Univ. Kansas 

ARSC 2003 Conference Sessions

  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 2003-1: Music Documentation on the Radio. Steve Rowland, producer of The Miles Davis Radio Project. (69:00)
  • 2003-2: The Marriage of Discography and Bibliography in Country Music Sources. Dick Spottswood, radio host, record producer, and author. (37:00)
  • 2003-3: The Johnson Victrola Museum. Jim Stewart, Delaware State Museums. (50:00)
  • 2003-4: Fred Waring and the Pennsylvanians, Recording Pioneer. Peter T. Kiefer, Pennsylvania State University. (51:00)
  • 2003-5: A Discussion with Two Philadelphia Popular Music Legends. Joe Tarsia,engineer, producer, and founder of Sigma Sound Studios, and Dave Appell, bandleader, composer, arranger, and producer for Cameo Parkway. (80:00 & 19:00)
  • 2003-6: The Real Basics: the Epistemology of Recorded Sound. George Brock-Nannestad, Patent Tactics, Gentofte, Denmark. (50:00)
  • 2003-7: Finding my Voice: The Pedagogy of Analog Audio Digitization. Bill Walker, Amigos Library Systems, Dallas, Texas (48:00)
  • 2003-8: The Basso Profundo Voice. Ed Durbeck, Durbeck Archive, Oceanside, California. (47:00)
  • 2003-9: The Bernstein/Borenstein Cantors: A Personal History on Record. Marc Bernstein, Toronto, Canada. (35:00)
  • 2003-10: Houston Dealer Sets "Record" Prices, or the Economics of Record Collecting. Kurt Nauck, Nauck's Vintage Records, Spring, Texas. (66:00)
  • 2003-11: The Pacifica Radio Archive. Brian DeShazor, Pacifica Radio Archives, North Hollywood, California. (45:00)
    2003-12: The Announcer's Lot is not a Happy One. Donald Manildi, International Piano Archives at Maryland, University of Maryland, and Dennis Rooney, record producer and engineer. (35:00)
  • 2003-13/14: ARSC Technical Committee Session: Audio Transfer and Restoration Roundtable. (two CDs) (78:00 & 45:00)
  • 2003-15: Recorded Music in the City of Brotherly Love. Aaron Levinson, collector, producer, and composer. (34:00)
  • 2003-16: The Philadelphia Brass Ensemble: Glorious Sound of Brass, Gabrieli, Glenn Gould-and 'Torchy Jones.' Carole Nowicke, Indiana University. (63:00)
  • 2003-17: Nat Brusiloff, Broadcast Pioneer. David Sager, Library of Congress. (51:00)
  • 2003-18: Dorle and Dario Soria: Two Lives in Music and Recording. David Hamilton, Juilliard School faculty, author, and critic. (51:00)
  • 2003-19: The Philadelphia Mummers String Bands. Fred Williams, collector, writer, and record producer. (58:00)
  • 2003-20: Record Collecting: A Mundane Obsession. Francis Davis, author, critic, and contributing editor of The Atlantic Monthly. (52:00)
  • 2003-21: Something New from Miss Lee Morse. Michael Tarabulski, International Jazz Collections, Lionel Hampton Center, University of Idaho. (34:00)
  • 2003-22: Good Vibes: The Jazz Life of Terry Gibbs. Cary Ginell, author and radio host (65:00)

ARSC 2002 Conference Sessions

  Santa Barbara, California
  • 2002-1: American "Exhibition" Recordings of 1888-1889: Prologue to the Recording Industry. Patrick Feaster, Indiana University. (1:06:00)
  • 2002-2: The Earliest Hawaiian Recordings, Facts & Myths. Malcolm Rockwell, Kula, Hawaii. (26:00)
  • 2002-3: The Rise of the Hit Record at Edison, 1911-1921. Jerry Fabris, Edison National Historic Site. (44:00)
  • 2002-4: Understanding Beecham: The Post-War Contract Negotiations with Columbia Records and EMI. David Patmore, University of Sheffield.
  • 2002-5: Confessions of Stan Cornyn, author of Exploding: The Highs, Hits, Hype, Heroes, and Hustlers of the Warner Music Group. Stan Cornyn, Santa Barbara, California.
  • 2002-6: National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences presentation: Preserving the Pop Masters. Ralph Sutton, Wonderland Recording Studios, and Cheryl Mollicone, NARAS.
  • 2002-7: Lalo Guerrero, The Father of Chicano Music. Salvador Güereña, Univeristy of California, Santa Barbara. (35:00)
  • 2002-8: Preservation and Accessibility through Digitizing the Arhoolie Foundation's Frontera Collection. Chris Strachwitz and Tom Diamant, The Arhoolie Foundation.
  • 2002-11: California Dreamin': The Romance of California in Sheet Music and Popular Recordings of the Early 20th Century. Tom and Virginia Hawthorn, Hawthorn's Antique Audio. (40:00???)
  • 2002-12; Roy Ringwald: Arranger Extraordinaire. Peter F. Kiefer, Penn State University. (35:00)
  • 2002-13: Early Mozart Recordings: Documents of Traditions and New Concepts. Martin Elste, Staatliches Institut für Musikforschung Preussischer Kulturbesitz. (34:00)
  • 2002-14: Composer and Creator Performances on Record. Gary Galo, State University of New York, Potsdam. (42:00)
  • 2002-15: Update on the International Piano Archive: Delights, Disasters, and Discoveries. Don Manildi, University of Maryland.
  • 2002-16: The Search for Sister O.M. Terrell. Bruce Nemerov, The Center for Popular Music. (29:00)
  • 2002-17: Storage and Preservation Today for Tomorrow. David Wexler, Hollywood Vaults, Inc. (52:00)
  • 2002-18: The Otari Digital Archive System. John Spencer, VP Sales and Marketing, Otari Corporation. (36:00)
  • 2002-19: Motion Picture Sound Preservation and Restoration in the Digital Age. Bob Heiber and Richard Young, Chace Sound. (1:04:00)
  • 2002-20: Retrieving and Restoring Information from Damaged Full-track Monaural Tape Recordings. Seth B. Winner, Seth B. Winner Sound Studios, New York and Dennis Rooney, New York, NY.
  • 2002-21: Hillbillies Out West: Early Country Music Recording in California 1928-1941. Cary Ginell, Sound Thinking Music Research and Origin Jazz Library, Thousand Oaks, California. (1:00:00??)
  • 2002-22: "Home is Pasadena": California in Popular Song. Bill Schurk, Bowling Green State University.
  • 2002-23: The California Antique Phonograph Society Southwest Museum Cylinder Project. Michael F. Khanchalian, Mark Ulano, and Dan Reed. 50:00
  • 2002-24: Mexican-American Music in the Lummis Wax Cylinder Collection: Issues in Transcription and Publication. John Koegel, California State University, Fullerton.
  • 2002-25: From Central Avenue to the Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra - Documenting Community Arts in the African American Community of Los Angeles. Steven L. Isoardi, UCLA Oral History Program. (26:00)
  • 2002-26: Rabbits, Rats, and Trained Widow Spiders: The Story of Jazz Bandleader and Amateur Zoologist, Harry Spindler (1893-1961). David N. Lewis, All Music Guide.
  • 2002-27: The Durbeck Archive: Documenting Complete Opera Recordings of the LP Era. Edward F. Durbeck III, Oceanside, California.
  • 2002-28: Archival Collections on the Web: Cylinders & Berliner On-line. David Seubert, University of California, Santa Barbara, Richard Green, National Library of Canada and Samuel Brylawski, Library of Congress. (46:00)
  • 2002-29: ARSC and the National Recording Preservation Board. Bill Klinger, Chardon, Ohio.

ARSC 2001 Conference Sessions

  London, United Kingdom

   2001 conference sessions are unavailable.

ARSC 2000 Conference Sessions

  Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • 2000-1: Preserving the Sounds of the South: The Artus Moser Collection, by Amy Davis and Steve Weiss (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) (45:00)
  • 2000-2: The Booze Yacht: Ballads from Core Sound, by Wayne Martin (30:00)
  • 2000-3: Music from the Lost Provinces, by Marshall Wyatt (30:00)
  • 2000-4: The Complete Sousa Band Recordings, by Fred Williams and Seth Winner (45:00)
  • 2000-5: Perpetuating the Artistry of Leonard Warren: A 15-Year Labor of Love, by Barrett Crawford (45:00)
  • 2000-6: The Copyright Dilemma: Ask the Lawyer, by Laura Gasaway (60:00)
  • 2000-7: Russia's Discographer: Valery Safoshkin, by Dr. Michael Biel (60:00)
  • 2000-8; A Modern Wire Replay System, by Art Shifrin (45:00)
  • 2000-9: The Library of Congress National Audio-Visual Conservation and Digital Repository, by Sam Brylawski (Library of Congress) (45:00)
  • 2000-10: Designer Labels and the Modern Collector: or, A Systematic Approach to the Description and Classification of American Disc Record Labels, by Kurt Nauck and Allan Sutton (read by Dr. Michael Biel) (30:00)
  • 2000-11: Jack Norworth: King of the Palace, by Allen Debus (45:00)
  • 2000-12: Grey Gull Records: Boston's Own Label, by Donna Halper (45:00)
  • 2000-13: Use of Motion Pictures as Digital Sound Recording Medium, by Fred Lipsett (45:00)
  • 2000-14/15: Technical Committee, Part I. Digital Recording Techniques:A Refresher Course and Overview of Formats, by Gary Galo and Joe Patrych (110:00) [2 CD-R's]
  • 2000-16: Technical Committee, Part II. 24/96 High-Definition Digital Audio: Where Are We Headed With This?, by Gary Galo, Seth Winner, Dennis Rooney, and Joe Patrych (60:00)
  • 2000-17: Duplicates in the Nineties and the National Phonograph Company's Block Numbered Series, by Raymond R. Wile (75:00)
  • 2000-18: Augustus Stroh: The Forgotten Scientist of Sound, by Timothy Fabrizio and George F. Paul (45:00)
  • 2000-19: The Recording Industry & Development of Standards of Orchestral Performance: A Case Study of EMI, Sir Thomas Beecham and the Formation of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, by David Patmore (45:00)
  • 2000-20: Mozart as He Is Sung, by Steven Smolian (45:00)
  • 2000-21: Restoration of Leonard Feather's 1938-39 "From Spirituals to Swing" Concerts, by Doug Pomeroy (45:00)

ARSC 1999 Conference Sessions

  Madison, Wisconsin
  • 99-1: Elsie Janis, the Sweetheart of the A.E.F., by Allen G. Debus (Univ. of Chicago) (45:00)
  • 99-2: Fieldwork Forgotten, or Alan Lomax Goes North, by James P. Leary (Univ. of Wisc.) (60:00)
  • 99-3: Hispanic Discography Panel; Richard Spottswood, Moderator (90:00)
    Don't Sing Anything Dirty!: Early Recordings of Caribbean Music, by Christobal Diaz Ayala The Small Labels of Southwest Texas and No. Mexico, by Chris Strachwitz (Arhoolie Records) Latin Music in Chicago: Arlinda Records, by Theodore S. Beardsley (Hispanic Soc. of America)
    99-4: Furtwangler and Toscanini: Myth and Reality, by Gary Galo (SUNY Potsdam) (60:00)
  • 99-5: George, Priscilla and Rosemary, Les, Johnny, Scat, Milton and Fred: Hidden Gems in the Fred Waring Radio Program Recordings, by Peter T. Kiefer (Pennsylvania State Univ.) (60:00)
  • 99-6: Rachmaninoff Legacy: Old & New Perspectives, by Donald Manildi (International Piano Archives) (60:00)
  • 99-7: Associated Audio Archivists Panel (45:00)
    Introduction: What is AAA, by Garrett Bowles (University of California, San Diego)
    New York Sound Recordings Workshops, by Susan T. Stinson (Syracuse University)
    Preservation Standards, by Gerald Gibson (Library of Congress)
    Retention of Materials Related to Sound Recordings, by Brenda Nelson-Strauss (Chicago Symphony)
  • 99-8: Nipper Centenary: A Live Nipper Interview, by Robin and Joan Rolfs (Audio Antique LLC) (45:00)
  • 99-10: Saving the Sounds of the Upper Midwest: The Mills Music Library Sound Collections and the Wisconsin Music Archives, by Rick March (Wisconsin Arts Board) (30:00)
  • 99-11: Mounting Discographical Catalogs on the Web: Examples from the Latin American Collection, by Suzanne Mudge, Emma Dederick-Colon (Indiana Univ. Archives of Traditional Music) (45:00)
  • 99-12: Rockin' the Classics, by Janell R. Duxbury (University of Wisconsin) (45:00)
  • 99-13: The Organization of the North American Phonograph Co., by Ray Wile (Flushing, NY) (60:00)
  • 99-14: The Hung Groove: Stuttering on Early Recordings, by George Paul (Mt. Morris, NY) (45:00)
  • 99-15: The Pickering 190 Tonearm: Its Use in the Playback of Metal Parts and Warped Discs, by Dennis D. Rooney (Sony Classical) (30:00)
  • 99-16: A (Personal) History of Paramount Records, by John Steiner (Milwaukee, WI) (45:00)
  • 99-17: Senta's Ballad on Records, by David Breckbill (Doane College) (45:00)
  • 99-18: The Philadelphia Orchestra?s Centennial CD Collection, by Mark Obert-Thorn (45:00)
  • 99-19: CDR as Preservation Medium, ARSC Technical Committee (90:00)
    (with Seth Winner, Gary Galo, Dennis D. Rooney, Joseph Patrych, and David Seubert)

1998 Conference Sessions

  Syracuse, New York
  • 98-1: Cylinder Q & A Session, Technical Committee's Cylinder Subcommittee; Bill Klinger, moderator (60:00)
  • 98-2: The Current State of Digital Audio Preservation at the Library of Congress, Gerald D. Gibson (30:00)
  • 98-3: "Orthophonic" Machines and Records, Michael Devecka (Montclair, NJ) (45:00)
  • 98-4: Aesthetics Out Of Exigency: Violin Vibrato and The Phonograph, Mark Katz (U. of Michigan) (30:00)
  • 98-5: History of Instantaneous Recording, Part II: The Lacquer Disc, Mike Biel (Morehead State U) (60:00)
  • 98-6: The Invention of the First (?) Vertically-Mounted, Linear-Tracking Phonograph, Robert J. O'Brien (West Virginia Wesleyan College) (60:00)
  • 98-7: "Call it Bootlegging But It's Legal": Eli Oberstein and the Coarse Art of Indie Record Production, David Diehl (Texas State Technical College) (30:00)
  • 98-8: Reissues and Copyright: The European Situation, Pekka Gronow (Finnish Broadcasting Co.) (30:00)
  • 98-9: Copyright and Sound Recordings in the Digital Era, Joseph Reidy (Cumpston & Shaw), sponsored by the Fair Practices Committee (75:00)
  • 98-10: Opportunity Lost: The American Graphophone Co. and Its Six-Inch Cylinders, George Paul (45:00)
  • 98-11: Interviews With Early Recording Artists, John and Susan Edwards Harvith (Syracuse U.) (30:00)
  • 98-13: Local Composers' Experiences with the Recording Industry; Andrew Waggoner, Daniel Godfrey, Dexter Morrill, Ann Silsbee, moderated by Neva Pilgrim (Syracuse Society for New Music) (45:00)
  • 98-14: Memories of Louis Kaufman, Annette Kaufman with John and Susan Edwards Harvith (45:00)
  • 98-15: The 1888 Wax Cylinder Recording of Thomas Edison's Voice: An Object Study, Jerry Fabris (Edison Historical Site) (60:00)
  • 98-16: Umbrellas and Parasols in Popular Song Lyrics, Bill Schurk (Bowling Green State U.) (30:00)
  • 98-17: Preservation and Access: Archivists and Users Seeking Consensus on How to Achieve Mutual Goals, Barbara Sawka (Stanford University Archive of Recorded Sound); Jerome F. Weber (Utica, NY); Garrett Bowles (University of California San Diego); Sponsored by AAA (75:00)
  • 98-18: Magnificent Frauds or Ghostly Performance Recreations? Piano Rolls: An Interim Report, Artis Wodehouse (Bronx, NY) (60:00)


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