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ARSC Makes Sound Recordings and Slide Presentations from 2011–2013 Conferences Available

Tuesday, November 6, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Evangeline Mee

In celebration of the recent World Day for Audiovisual Heritage on October 27, 2018, the Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC) made sound recordings and selected slide presentations from its 45th, 46th, and 47th annual conferences (2011–2013) publicly available.

To browse these ARSC conference sound recordings and presentations, click the hyperlinks below: 

ARSC 45th Annual Conference in 2011 (Los Angeles, CA)

  • "Recording of Ethnic Music in Los Angeles," by Chris Strachwitz with Mark and Dan Guerrero
  • "The Starday Story: Lefty Frizzell, Bluegrass, and the King Connection," by Nate Gibson
  • "Phonogram Images on Paper, 1250-1950," by Patrick Feaster
  • "Modern Records: A Conversation with Recording Pioneer Joe Bihari," by Joe Bihari and John Broven
  • "Voices of the Mississippi Blues," by William Ferris

ARSC 46th Annual Conference in 2012 (Rochester, NY)

  • "Sound Recordings and Copyright Workshop," featuring Brandon Butler, David Hansen, David Levine, Ray Ricker, and Peter Hirtle
  • "My Black Mama: The Influence and Significance of Son House Records," by Daniel Beaumont
  • "Serge Koussevitzky and the Boston Symphony Orchestra, 1928-1950: A Recorded Legacy," by Dennis R. Rooney
  • "Uncle Sam and Aunt Beeb: American Roots Music on the BBC," by Roberta Freund Schwartz
  • "Archiving and Preserving the Endangered Archives of the Twentieth-Century Iranian Performing Arts," by Jane Lewisohn

ARSC 47th Annual Conference in 2013 (Kansas City, MO)

  •  "Early Bird: The Life, Career, and Recordings of Charlie Parker in KansasCity," by Chuck Haddix
  • "Billy Eckstine: The Rise and Fall of the Fabulous Mr. B," by Cary Ginell
  • "Audio Files on the 'Voices of the Holocaust' Website," by Ralph Pugh
  • "American Jazz Bands in the Weimar Republic: Shaping Style in the Diaspora and Unnoticed at Home," by Dr. Rainer Lotz
  • "Please Mind the Gap: Civil Rights Collections Then and Now in the American Folklife Center," by Guha Shankar

The Association for Recorded Sound Collections is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation and study of sound recordings––in all genres of music and speech, in all formats, and from all periods. ARSC is unique in bringing together private individuals and institutional professionals––everyone with a serious interest in recorded sound.



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