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2009 ARSC Conference Recordings

List of Conference Recordings Available on CD

ARSC is pleased to make the audio recordings of its annual conference freely available online for the second year in a row.  Listen to the 2008 conference recordings here.

  • To listen to a 128 kbps stereo audio stream, click on the m3u link.
  • To access a sound file directly (e.g., to download for offline listening), use the mp3 link.
  • In addition to the audio from each session, supplementary material furnished by presenters, such as PowerPoints, will be made available here as it is received (please send any such submissions to Patrick Feaster).

Thursday, May 28, 2009

COPYRIGHT REFORM

Tim Brooks
The Fight for Copyright Reform and What It Means For You 
m3u | mp3 | PowerPoint | recordingcopyright.org

Jonathan Band, June Besek, Malcolm Grace, Gigi B. Sohn, Corey D. Williams
The Outlook for Copyright Reform in 2009 and Beyond
m3u | mp3

THE NATIONAL PLAN FOR AUDIO PRESERVATION
Charles Kolb, chair

Patrick Loughney, Gregory Lukow, Eugene DeAnna
The State of Audio Preservation in the United States: A National Study and Next Steps
m3u | mp3

REPERTOIRE AND ARTISTS:
EUROPE GETS THE BLUES
Gary Galo, chair

Dr. Rainer E. Lotz
Cross the Water Blues:
Musical Archeology in Imperial Germany
m3u | mp3 | evening version: m3u | mp3 | images (pps)

Roberta Freund Schwartz
From Blue Horizon to Saydisc:
Independent Record Labels in the British Blues Revival

m3u | mp3

HISTORICAL STUDIES
Michael Devecka, chair

Gerald Fabris
Use, Structure, and Furnishings of Edison Laboratory Room 13
m3u | mp3

Peter Alyea
3D IRENE: Groove Imaging in the Third Dimension
m3u | mp3

Phil Gries
Original Television Audio Air Checks of Lost Television Broadcasts: 1946-1972
m3u | mp3

 

REPERTOIRE AND ARTISTS:
NEW YORK IN THE TWENTIES
Patrick Feaster, chair

Steve Shapiro
Sam Manning: West Indian Immigrant Life, Music, and Theater in the Harlem Jazz Age
m3u | mp3

IN THE ARCHIVES
Kate Murray, chair

Brandon Burke
Navigating the AAA Message Board
m3u | mp3

Margeret Kruesi
Access to Historic Field Recordings:
The American Folklife Center's Digital Card Catalog

m3u | mp3

Breandán Ó Nualltáin
Transforming the Comhaltas Traditional (Irish) Music Archive
m3u | mp3

REPERTOIRE AND ARTISTS:
CLASSICAL
Dennis D. Rooney, chair

Christopher Brooks
Roland Hayes: A Recording Legacy Considered
m3u | mp3

Seth B. Winner
Rene Snepvangers: The Other Side of His Record
m3u* | mp3*

Robert J. Dennis
Toward a Boris Discography: Mussorgsky and the Search for the Hammerhead Shark
m3u* | mp3*


Friday, May 29, 2009

RECOVERING THE EARLIEST SOUND RECORDINGS

Ward Marston
The Dawn of Recording: The Julius Block Cylinders
m3u | mp3

David Giovannoni
Adventures in Archeophony
m3u | mp3 | edited audio

Patrick Feaster
New Directions in Phonautographic History
m3u | mp3 | text and edited audio

REPERTOIRE AND ARTISTS:
JAZZ LEGENDS
Marlan Green, chair

Rob Bamberger
Hoagy and Bix: The Seed of Harvestry
m3u | mp3

Eunmi Shim
Charlie Parker and Lennie Tristano
m3u | mp3


 

DISCOGRAPHY 
Dick Spottswood, chair

B. George
One Click Hit!  The International Discography
m3u | mp3

Michael H. Gray
WERMing for the 21st Century: Adventures in Compiling an On-Line Art Music Discography of Recordings
m3u | mp3

Matthew Jaro
Implementing a Nickelodeon Music Roll Database
m3u | mp3

 

TECHNICAL PRACTICUM:
SIGNAL RECOVERY & DATA INTEGRITY
David Nolan, chair

Robert Heiber
It's Not Just Analog: Issues and Problems Recovering Linear Digital Audio Tracks
m3u | mp3

Gary A. Galo
Phase Equalization and Its Importance in the Playback of Disc Records
m3u | mp3

Jason Bachman, Preston Cabe, George Blood
If You Turn Over Rocks, You Will Find Things
m3u | mp3

TECHNICAL PRACTICUM:
ANALOG AUDIO TRANSFER
Brad McCoy, chair

Doug Benson
Pink Noise and Hot Jazz:
Restoration Techniques, Subtle and Profound
m3u | mp3

Lance Christensen
Reproducing Cylinder Recordings: An Examination of Differences between Acoustic and Electronic Methodology
m3u | mp3

IN THE ARCHIVES
Brandon Burke, chair

Kate Murray, Jessica Sims
A Brave New World at the National Archives
m3u | mp3

Andrew Justice
The Duke of Denton: Rhodes Baker's Ellington Collection at the University of North Texas
m3u | mp3

Aaron M. Bittel, Russ Hamm
A Partnership for Preservation: UCLA and the Lou Curtiss San Diego Folk Festival Collection
m3u | mp3

REPERTOIRE AND ARTISTS:
A CULTURAL POTPOURRI
Bill Schurk, chair

David N. Lewis
Quodlibet for a Polymorphous Polymath: The Raymond Scott Collection at the Marr Sound Archive at the Miller-Nichols Library of the University of Missouri at Kansas
m3u | mp3

Barry Stapleton
"The Melody That Made You Mine":
Remembering Morton Downey
m3u | mp3 | PowerPoint

Dennis D. Rooney
1959: The First Full Year of the Stereo LP
m3u | mp3


Saturday, May 30, 2009

ON COLLECTORS & COLLECTING

Leah Biel
World Premiere of For the Record
m3u | mp3

REPERTOIRE AND ARTISTS:
JAZZ RADIO IN WASHINGTON DC
Roberta Freund Schwartz, chair

David Sager, Bill Mayhugh, Rob Bamberger, Larry Appelbaum, Rusty Hassan, Judith Korey, Michael Turpin
Jazz in DC, On the Air:
A Tribute to the Late Felix Grant
m3u | mp3

 

 

 

 

REPERTOIRE AND ARTISTS:
POSTWAR INDIES IN WASHINGTON DC

Uncle Dave Lewis, chair

Kip Lornell, Jay Bruder
Bluegrass, R&B, and the Rise of Independent Record Labels in Washington DC after WWII
m3u | mp3

Richard Carlin, Atesh Sonneborn, Andrea Kalin
Worlds of Sound:
The Story of Smithsonian Folkways
m3u | mp3

TECHNICAL PRACTICUM:
PRESERVATION WORKFLOW
Seth B. Winner, chair

Mike Casey
Scaling Up: Increasing Audio Preservation Efficiency Through Automation and Parallel Transfers
m3u | mp3

Rob Poretti
From Ingest to Web-Site: Creating a Preservation Master and Automating On-line Access
m3u | mp3

Questions and Answers
m3u | mp3

 

ARSC'S TECHNICAL COMMITTEE PRESENTS
PERFECTION VERSUS REALITY
STRATEGIES FOR PRESERVING BORN DIGITAL AUDIO
Michael Casey, chair

David Nolan
Born Digital But Not Equal: A Survey of Digital Audio Formats, from Physical Media to Files
m3u | mp3

Chris Lacinak
Strategies for Preserving Born Digital Audio
m3u | mp3

David Julian Gray
m3u | mp3

Questions and Answers
m3u | mp3

*An asterisk indicates a session that was incompletely or imperfectly recorded.

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