Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC)
home » publications » 2011 conference recordings

2011 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 fourth year in a row.  You can also listen to conference recordings from 2008, 2009, and 2010, and abstracts of the presentations from 2011 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 12, 2011

MAKING HISTORIC RECORDINGS ACCESSIBLE
Tim Brooks, chair

Tim Brooks, Eric Harbeson (introduced by David Giovannoni)
Latest Copyright Developments
mp3 | Tim Brooks PowerPoint

David Giovannoni, Sam Brylawski, David Seubert, Caitlin Hunter, Dawn Frank
National Jukebox Demo & Panel
mp3

David Sager
Pre-Matrix Victor Recordings in the National Jukebox:
The Giovannoni-Lynch Collection

mp3

ARTISTS & REPERTOIRE: JAZZ
Roberta Freund Schwartz, chair

Doug Pomeroy, Susan Schmidt Horning
Bill Savory Collection: 1930s Broadcast Recordings
mp3

Michael Heller
The Juma Sultan Archive, 1970s NYC Loft Recordings
mp3

 

ARTISTS & REPERTOIRE: ROCK
Brenda Nelson-Strauss, chair

Joe Travers, Gail Zappa
Preserving and Protecting the Frank Zappa Archive

Julie Grob
Documenting Houston Hip Hop
mp3 (part 1) | video (YouTube) | mp3 (part 2)

 

ARTISTS & REPERTOIRE: AROUND THE WORLD
Rich Markow, chair

Eugene Platonov
Samuil Feinberg's Phonographic Legacy
mp3

Carlos Palombini
George W. Johnson's Lundu: Early Brazilian Recordings
mp3

Rainer Lotz
The Black Europe Reissue Project
mp3 | PowerPoint

ARTISTS & REPERTOIRE: COUNTRY
Steve Ramm, chair

Tom Diamant
Bob Wills Tiffany Transcriptions, 1946-47
mp3

Nate Gibson
The Starday Story: Lefty Frizzell, Bluegrass, and the King Connection
mp3

 

HISTORICAL FRONTIERS
Kurt Nauck, chair

Patrick Feaster
Phonogram Images on Paper, 1250-1950
mp3 | visuals (pdf)

Paul Mahern
Vintage Recording in the Digital Age
mp3

 

ARCHIVES
Aaron Bittel, chair

Peggy Alexander
Music Industry Related Collections at UCLA
mp3

Anthony Seeger, Maureen Russell, David Martinelli
Ethnographic Sound Archives
mp3

Emily Clark
The Bascom Lamar Lunsford Collection at Columbia University
mp3

Wendy Sistrunk, Sandy Rodriguez
The Goldin Transcription Collection at UMKC
mp3 | visuals (pdf)


Friday, May 13, 2011

RADIO AND RECORDS
William Schurk, chair

Michael Sherman, Kurt Nauck
Collectors Guide to Victor Records
mp3

Scot Brown
The Legacy of Dick Griffey and SOLAR Records
mp3

Cary Ginell with Sam Riddle
KHJ: The Boss Radio Revolution of the Late 1960s

mp3

 

ARCHIVES
David Seubert, chair

Frank Ferko
Uncovering Hidden Treasures from the Ambassador Auditorium
mp3

Kim Walters
The Lummis Cylinder Collection
mp3

David Lewis (read by Tim Brooks)
McKechnie Collection in the Library of Congress
mp3

Chris Lacinak
Digital Audio Interstitial Errors
mp3

LOS ANGELES RECORDING LEGENDS

Modern Records: A Conversation with Recording Pioneer Joe Bihari
Moderated by John Broven
mp3

Television and the Record Industry: A Conversation with Ron Dante, Wink Martindale, and Paul Petersen
Moderated by Stuart Shostak
mp3

ARTISTS & REPERTOIRE: COUNTRY & CITY BLUES
Rich Markow, chair

William Ferris
Voices of the Mississippi Blues
mp3

Roberta Freund Schwartz
"Tight Like That" and the Hokum Blues Tradition
mp3


EARLY RECORDING HISTORY
David Giovannoni, chair

Dr. Mike Khanchalian, Charley Hummel
Restoring a Lost Multiplex Graphophone Cylinder
mp3

John Levin, Dan Reed
1891 Brown Wax Stereo
mp3

Chris Strachwitz with Mark and Dan Guerrero
Recording of Ethnic Music in Los Angeles
mp3

ARSC'S TECHNICAL COMMITTEE PRESENTS
John Spencer, chair

David Seubert, George Blood
Outsourcing Audio Preservation Work
mp3

 

 

 

POLITICS ON RECORD
William Schurk, chair

Cary McStay, Timothy Naftali, Mark Sgambettera
Nixon Era White House Recordings
mp3

Lance Christensen
Recordings of Colorado Gov. Ralph Carr, 1941-43
mp3

David Giovannoni
Open Session on Humanity's First Recordings Project
mp3


Saturday, May 14, 2011

ARTISTS & REPERTOIRE: FOLKWAYS
Roberta Freund Schwartz, chair

Joe Weed
Blue Bonnet Records & "The Westphalia Waltz"
mp3

David Pokrajac, Milan Milovanovic, Sasa Spasojevic
Recordings of Mijat Mijatovic (Serbian)
mp3

 

 

YOUNG SCHOLARS, AND MORE
Aaron Bittel, chair

Pamela Baird
UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive
mp3

Iris Yellum
Voices of North Indian Classical Music in Non-Traditional Contexts
mp3

Birgitta Johnson
Gospel music in L.A.
mp3

Jesse Feyen
The Role of the Internet in Discovering Rare Southern Gospel Music
mp3

SOUND ON FILM
David Giovannoni, chair

Chris Hunter
Pallophotophone: 1920s Multi-Track Sound on Film
mp3

Nicholas Bergh
Multi-track optical recording in Hollywood 1930s-50s

Phil Gries, Scott Ellsworth
Scott's Place (1970-72): KFI Los Angeles Radio
mp3 | visuals (pdf)

 

TECHNICAL
Bill Klinger, chair

Gary Gottlieb
Evolution of Audio Engineering
mp3

Cassandra Gallegos
And the Survey Says... But the Data Says...
mp3

Rob Poretti
Audio Analysis and Processing in Multi-Media File Formats
PowerPoint

 

A VISIT WITH NORMAN CORWIN
Mike Biel, chair

Mike Biel
Discussion and Montage
mp3

Recreation of "The Undecided Molecule" (1945)
Featuring: Phil Proctor, Janet Waldo, Richard Herd, Dick Van Patten, Melinda Peterson, Marvin Kaplan, Ivan Cury, Tommy Cook, and Norman Lloyd
mp3

NOTICE: All ARSC recordings are protected by copyright. Copies are made available here with the presenters' permission solely for personal and educational non-profit, non-commercial use. No part may be sold, loaned, distributed, broadcast, or published without the written permission of the presenter.

back to top