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In celebration of World Day for Audiovisual Heritage on October 27, 2018 . . .

The Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC) has made sound recordings and selected slide presentations from ARSC's 45th, 46th, and 47th annual conferences (2011-2013) publically available.

Browse ARSC conference sound recordings and presentations:

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Highlights include . . .

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 D. 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 Kansas City, 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.