Texas Chapter (ARSC)
The Texas Chapter of ARSC (the Association of Recorded Sound Collections)
has an ongoing program of videotaping the formal presentations at many
of our quarterly meeting. We make no claim that these tapes are of professional
quality, but they portray a fairly good reproduction fo the actual events.
In a couple of instances, reproduction is sub-par, but this is indicated
in the description below.
Price (incl. shipping & handling): $4
(members), $7 (non-members)*
* PAID UP MEMBERS ARE ENTITLED TO ONE FREE TAPE
Send check made out to "Milt Erickson" along with your order
10914 Dunbrook Drive
Houston, TX 77070-3940
List of Presentations
||"The Archeophone" (Kurt Nauck III)
||A complete demonstration of a new universal cylinder player.
||"An Evolution in Sound" (Milt Erikson)
||The influences on female popular artists from 100 years of recording
||"The Best Choices in 50 Years of Choices" (Ed Case)
||Reminiscences of one of Houston's most popular and beloved jazz
||"My Records Are Bigger Than Your Records" (Joe Salerno)
||A brief excursion thourgh the world of radio transcriptions and
other large records.
||"Where Were You on the Afternoon of 7-20-32?" (Chuck
||A recording mystery featuring Fats Waller and Monette Moore (w/
||"Give My Regards to Broadway" (George Schroeders)
||A brief history (via recordings) of the American musical theater
by a Broadway veteran.
||"Appraising Records and Cylinders" (Kurt Nauck III)
(Video has glare)
|An informative progam on the values of vintage 78 & cylinder
||"From Benny to Elvis" (Sam Philpot)
|Reminiscences of a life in retailing phonograph records at a fabulous
||"Down in Houston" (Roger Wood)
||Reminiscences of three famous Houston blues musicians, interviewed
||"The Belfer Laboratory and Archive at Syracuse University"
||The curator of one of the largest sound archives in the U.S. takes
audience members on a tour of the faciltiy via photo slides and
||"Bob Skyles and his Skyrockets" (Ed Case)
||"[O]ne of the most fascinating, irresistible and, at times
maddening bands on the musical landscape...they play with a raucus,
ragged, rip-roaring abandon."