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2010 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 third year in a row.  You can also listen to conference recordings from 2008 or 2009, and abstracts of the presentations from 2010 may be found here.

  • 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). To access this material, you may wish to download the free PowerPoint 2007 viewer.

Thursday, May 20, 2010

THE SOUNDS OF NEW ORLEANS
Tim Brooks, chair

David Seubert
President's Welcome
mp3

John Broven
Record Makers and Breakers: New Orleans and South Louisiana,
1940s-1960s, Researching a Region's Music
 
mp3

New Orleans Veteran Record Makers Panel
Dave Bartholomew, Harold Battiste, Bob French, Wardell Quezergue
Ira "Dr. Ike" Padnos, moderator
mp3

ARTISTS & REPERTOIRE: JAZZ
Gary Galo, chair

Edward Berger, Vincent Pelote, Seth Winner
Hidden Gems: Preserving the Benny Carter and Benny Goodman Collections
mp3

 

ARTISTS & REPERTOIRE: HISTORIC NEW ORLEANS
David Giovannoni, chair

David Sager
The Buddy Bolden Cylinder Meltdown:
Presaging the Jazz Band on Record
mp3

Tim Brooks
New Orleans' First Record Label: Louis "Bebe" Vasnier and the Louisiana Phonograph Company, 1891
mp3 | PowerPoint

Kathryn Hobgood Ray
The Search for Recordings of Pioneering Jazz Guitarist Eddie "Snoozer" Quinn
mp3

 

ARTISTS & REPERTOIRE: AROUND THE WORLD
Mike Devecka, chair

Christopher Miller
Burma on Record Before 1962: A Discography in Context
mp3

Mohsen Mohammadi
The Impact of Early Recordings on Persian Musical Culture
mp3

Bruce Spizer
How the Beatles Conquered the World
mp3

ARTISTS & REPERTOIRE: CLASSICAL
David Lewis, chair

Roberta Freund Schwartz
Recording the Renaissance:
An Aural History of Early Music in Performance

mp3

Dr. Robert J. O'Brien
The Sound and Sight of Shakespeare
mp3

ARCHIVES
Chris Lacinak, chair

Mike Casey, Patrick Feaster
Strategic Evaluation of Media Collections: The Indiana University Bloomington Media Preservation Survey
mp3

David Lemieux
Preserving the Grateful Dead's Audio Collection and Making It Accessible
mp3

Toby Seay
When Copyright and Community Work Together:
Recovering Lost David Bowie Multi-Track Masters

mp3

ARTISTS & REPERTOIRE: CLASSICAL
Dennis Rooney, chair

Daniel Shea, Seth Winner
Jussi Bjorling: The American Radio Broadcasts
mp3

Gary Galo
Stokowski's Rarest Recording: Saygun's Yunus Emre, UN 1958
mp3

Mark E. Perry
HPSCHD & KNOBS: John Cage and Indeterminacy in Recordings
mp3


Friday, May 21, 2010

ISSUES OF OUR TIMES
Tim Brooks, chair

Tim Brooks
What's Next for ARSC and Copyright Reform?
mp3 | PowerPoint

Brenda Nelson-Strauss
Report on the Library of Congress National Recorded Sound Preservation Plan
mp3

David Giovannoni
Report on the First Sounds Project
mp3 | pdf

ARTISTS & REPERTOIRE: JAZZ AND BLUES
David Giovannoni, chair

Cary Ginell
The Record Changer 1942-1957: Jazz Collector's Haven
mp3 | PowerPoint

Peter C. Muir
Long Lost Blues: The Early Blues Industry in America
mp3

Chris Lacinak, Dan Partridge
The Jazz Loft Project
mp3

ARTISTS & REPERTOIRE: COPS AND ROBBERS 
David Lewis, chair

Dr. Bruce Boyd Raeburn
I'll be Glad When You're Dead:
Louis Armstrong's SmackDown With White Authority, 1930-1932
mp3

Anne Stanfield-Hagert
Substance Abuse as Reflected in American Popular Music, 1880-1930
mp3 | PowerPoint

Barry Stapleton
The Dunn Family Collection: Francis O'Neill Cylinders
mp3

ARTISTS & REPERTOIRE: NEW ORLEANS
Roberta Freund Schwartz, chair

Robert M. Marovich
Bon Temps and Good News: The Influence of New Orleans on the Performance Style of Gospel Singer Mahalia Jackson
mp3

Patrick Huber
A Cajun Music Mystery: Dr. James F. Roach, "Song of the Crocodile," and the First Commercial Recording of a Cajun Folksong
mp3

TECHNICAL
Mike Casey, chair

Toby Seay
Using Multi-Track Sources for Musicological and Music Production Research
mp3

George Blood
Carbon vs. Silicon:
Skill vs. Technology in Audio Digitization
mp3

Rob Poretti
Dobbin Case Studies:
Processing Workflows in Audio Archiving
mp3 | PowerPoint (pptx)

 

ARSC'S TECHNICAL COMMITTEE PRESENTS
Metadata for Audio Preservation:
Current and Emerging Issues and Tools

Mike Casey and Chris Lacinak
mp3

 

ARCHIVES
Mike Devecka, chair

Sandy Himel, Lance Chance
Working in Rhythm: Building the Foundation of the Cajun and Creole Music Collection at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Larry O'Dell, Jeff Moore
Another Hot Oklahoma Night
mp3

Lisa Hooper
Sound Intent:
Recorded Sound Collections and the Historical Record
mp3


Saturday, May 22, 2010

NEW ORLEANS ICONS
Tim Brooks, chair

Dan Morgenstern, Doug Pomeroy
Louis Armstrong and the Fleischmann Radio Recordings
mp3

Chris Strachwitz, Tom Diamant
Fifty Years of Catching the Sounds of Southwest Louisiana
mp3

ARTISTS & REPERTOIRE: POPULAR
Roberta Freund Schwartz, chair

Todd Bryant Weeks
Listening with Ellison:
The Ralph Ellison Sound Collection, an Overview
mp3

Mike Biel
Illustrated Record Album Covers Before Steinweiss
mp3 | PowerPoint part 1, part 2

ARTISTS & REPERTOIRE: POTPOURRI
Gary Galo, chair

Matt Sakakeeny
The Circulation of Mardi Gras Indian Music in New Orleans
mp3

Merle Sprinzen
Now It Can Be Told: Uncovering the History of Little Wonder Records (and Bubble Books)
mp3 | PowerPoint

Yasuhiro "Fuji" Fujioka
Compiling the John Coltrane Reference
mp3

Uncle Dave Lewis
Oh, Didn't He Ramble: The Audio Odyssey of Avant-Garde Composer and New Orleans Jazz Revivalist William Russell (1905-1992)
mp3

ARTISTS & REPERTOIRE: CLASSICAL
Seth Winner, chair

George L. Dansker
Phantoms of the Opera:
The New Orleans Opera Archive Recordings, 1950-1971
mp3

A Tribute to Don Hodgman (1926-2009)
Dennis D. Rooney, moderator
mp3

ARCHIVES AND USERS
Mark Hood, chair

Tore Simonsen
The Disappearing Sessions: the Significance of Sessions in Discography
mp3 | PowerPoint (pptx)

Phil Gries
A Tale of the Tape: Legacy of an Unknown Sound Recordist (How 23 Years of Recording and Archiving 4000 TV Audio Air Checks Was Saved by Fate)
mp3

David Day
The Millenniata M-ARC Disc and a Long-Term Digital Audio Preservation Pilot Project at Brigham Young University
mp3

Mark Hood
Polarity and Phase Response in Reverse Playback of Analog Magnetic Tape
mp3

 

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