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2017 ARSC Conference Recordings

ARSC is pleased to make the audio recordings of its annual conference available online.

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 11, 2017

OPENING PLENARY

Maco L. Faniel
Houston…On the Borderline of Hard Times
mp3

Lance Scott Walker
The Engineering and Economics of DJ Screw
mp3

Julie Grob
Layers of Meaning and Loss in UGK's "One Day"
mp3

THE TEXAS SCENE

Nathan Gibson
The Women of Starday: All-Girl Bands, Women's Liberation,
and the Women Behind Country Music's Largest Independent Record Label

mp3

Maristella Feustle, Sara Outhier, David Huff
From 'Fessor to Fry St.:
Documenting the Recorded History of the Denton, Texas Music Scene

mp3

Bill McClung
Pirating, Benzedrine, and Porn:
The Swing Record Manufacturing Company of Paris, Texas

mp3


BASEBALL, BORDER RADIO, AND POLITICS

Mark Atnip
Rarities and Obscurities from the Field
of 78rpm Baseball Recordings

mp3

Gene Fowler, Bill Crawford
Border Radio -- Media Mavericks on the Silvery Rio Grande
mp3


ON RECORDS MADE... AND NOT MADE?

Mark Obert-Thorn
Unraveling the Mystery of Paderewski's Victor Discography
mp3 | pps

Jeffery S. McMillan
Two Minutes of Perfection:
The National Phonograph Company's First Grand Opera Series
and Recording the Stars of the Metropolitan Opera

mp3

David N. "Uncle Dave" Lewis
When the Work's All Done This Fall:
A preliminary pre-history of Western Ballads on Records

mp3


PRESERVING GROOVED DISCS

Stefano S. Cavaglieri
Expert Transfer Techniques:
A Special Focus on Mechanical Discs

mp3

Brewster Kahle, B George, George Blood, Jessica Thompson
Mass Digitization of 78rpm Records
with the Internet Archive
mp3



DIGITIZATION WORKFLOWS

Rebecca Holte
Laying Tracks as the Train Approaches
mp3

Mike Casey
Managing Media Digitization Workflows
mp3

Andrew Dapuzzo, Patrick Feaster
Feeding the Beast: Preparing Recordings
for Large-Scale Digitization

mp3 | pptx

 

NATIONAL RECORDING HISTORIES

Sunny Mathew Kunnelpurayidom
Saving for Posterity: The Story of a Rural Gramophone Museum
and Recordings Archive in Kerala, India

mp3

Shuresh Chandvankar
Twenty-five years of 'Collecting the Collectors'
mp3

Filip Šír
Recorded Sound in Czech Lands, 1900-1946
mp3


Friday, May 12, 2017

CELEBRATING MEXICAN-AMERICAN MUSIC IN TEXAS
Ruben Cubillos, Henry Peña, Chris Varelas, Rae Cabello, Ben Bustillo
mp3

TEXAS PERSONALITIES

Allison McGourty, John Tefteller
Talk about American Epic
mp3

Hank Harrison
The Mysterious Charles Kama
mp3

Donna S. Kline
Olga Samaroff: Recording Pioneer
mp3

Q&A
mp3


LABELS AND RECORD MAKERS

Mathew Swiatlowski
200 Sides for 200 Years:
New World Records' Recorded Anthology of American Music
and the U. S. Bicentennial

mp3

Charles Sykes
The Black Forum Label: Motown Joins The Revolution
mp3

Roberta Freund Schwartz
The Paradox of Papa Charlie Jackson:
A Re-Evaluation of an Enigmatic Blues Man

mp3


RELIGION ON RECORD

Daniel Blazek
Going Rogue: The Cost of Initiative
and Crossing the Line for the Greater Good

mp3

Robert F. Darden, Darryl Stuhr, Eric Ames, Stephen Bolech
The Black Gospel Music Restoration Project
mp3

Terri Brinegar
The Negro Spiritual and the Recorded Sermon
as Resistance to Uplift Theories of the 1920s-1930s

mp3

A SURVEY OF SURVEYS

Patrick J. Midtlyng
All the Cool Archives Are Doing It!:
Surveying the Belfer Audio Archive

mp3

Amy E. Armstrong, Lauren Walker
To Plan or to Implement? That is the Question!
mp3 | pdf


COLLECTORS, COLLECTIONS AND METADATA

Caitlin Hunter, Nancy Lorimer
Modeling Metadata for Sound Archives:
Extending BIBFRAME for Archival Sound Resources

mp3

Allison McClanahan, Jeannine Roe
Putting the Data Back in Metadata:
Using Collector and Donor Knowledge to Keep Materials Safe

mp3 | pptx

Jesse P. Karlsberg, Nathan K. Rees,
Mark T. Godfrey, Robert A. W. Dunn
"In Sweetest Union Join": Recovering, Identifying,
and Sharing Historical Sacred Harp Recordings
in Private Collections

mp3


AUDIO ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

Gary Galo
Digital Phase Correctors and Sterephonic Recordings:
To Phase Correct or Not to Phase Correct: That is the Question!

mp3

Dan Figurelli, Melissa Widzinski, Jonathan Richardson
Where the Wild Things Are:
Audio Oddities at Indiana University

mp3

Will Prentice
Retaining Skills in Sound Archives
mp3


Saturday, May 13, 2017

RADIO PRESERVATION

John Tefteller
The Marx Brothers on Radio in the 1930's:
Finding the Long-Lost Recordings

mp3

John H. Bondurant, Greg Bailey
"Let's Get Acquainted, Folks!":
Texas A&M Forest Service Radio Broadcasts Collection, 1947-1959

mp3

Ernesto Aguilar, Brandon Burke, Karen Cariani,
Allison Schein, Shawn VanCour
Saving Radio History:
Challenges and Opportunities in Radio Preservation

mp3


CONTRACTS AND COPYRIGHT

Steve Smolian
How Victor Herbert's Recording Career
Was Affected by His Edison Contract
and Actions of Victor's Executive Committee
and How Our Understanding of the History of Recording
is Expanded by this Fresh Look and New Data

mp3

Tim Brooks
How to Deal with Copyright
in the Age of Digital Scholarship

mp3 | ppt

Bruce Epperson
From the Statute of Anne to Z. Z. Top:
The Strange Netherworld of Pre-1972 Sound Recordings,
How it Came About, and Why it Will Never Go Away

mp3

Q&A
mp3


PHILOSOPHY AND SOUND

Marcos Sueiro Bal
Of Stylus Sizes, Socrates, and Baby Seals:
Perspectives on Digitization

mp3

Jennifer Ballow
Preserving and Renewing the Recorded Legacy of Irv Teibel
mp3 | pptx

Steve Smolian
The Records Victor Herbert Made and Made and Made
mp3





JAZZ AND POP HISTORY

Sofia Becerra-Licha
The Berklee Oral History Project
mp3

Robb Gilbert and Jason Nisenson
Stompin' Through the EMI Music Canada Archives
mp3

Matthew Barton
The ABC's of ABBA
mp3


TRIBUTE TO LYDIA MENDOZA
(special lunchtime session)
mp3

COLLABORATIVE EFFORTS

Todd Harvey
A New Look at the Library of
Congress / Fisk University 1941-1942 Collection

mp3

Maya Lerman
Preserving at Scale:
Exploring Efficient Audio Preservation Workflows
in Preserving the Lomax Collection Open Reel Tapes

mp3

Brandon Burke
The Moon is Number 18:
Utilizing Freeware Technologies to Facilitate Remote
Description of Non-English Broadcast Sound Recordings

mp3


BARN DANCES AND FIDDLE TUNES

Greg Reish and Martin Fisher
Preserving the Music of Ed Haley
mp3

Curtis Peoples
Fiddle Music from the Texas Panhandle
mp3

Robert M. Marovich
Shelby Jean Davis: From Barn Dance to Ballroom
mp3


CHANGING THE TUNE: WOMEN, LEADERSHIP, AND RECORDED SOUND
Rebecca Chandler, Danielle Cordovez, Maddie Dietrich, Caitlin Hunter, Brenda Nelson-Strauss, Sandy Rodriguez
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.

 

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