The Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC) is pleased to announce that sound recordings of presentations at ARSC's 53rd Annual Conference in Portland, Oregon in May 2019 are now available online to ARSC members.

Highlights include . . .

"The Music Modernization Act and You," by Tim Brooks, Eric J. Harbeson, Brewster Kahle, Derek Fukumori, Cary Ginell

"Phil Moore: Portland's Forgotten Groomer of the Stars and Musical Genius," by Ronda L. Sewald

"Jack Penewell: The Paramount Test Pressings and Private Recordings of the Inventor of the Twin-Six Guitar," by Nathan Gibson

"A Century of Concert Spiritual Recordings: The Pioneers," by Randye Jones

"The Origins of Epistolary Sound: French Audio Postcards (1905-1907)," by Thomas Y. Levin

"Mahalia Jackson's Apollo Recordings," by Mark Burford

"Recent Developments in the Preservation of Wire Recordings, Magnabelts, and Dictabelts," by Geoff Willard, Nicholas Bergh, Yasmin Dessem, Franz Kunst

. . . and much, much more!

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If you require member login credentials, please contact Executive Director Nathan Georgitis ([log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>).

If you presented and would like to make your slides available please contact Patrick Feaster ([log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>). Please contribute your slide presentations!

Please note that 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.

Thank you to all who presented and all who attended! And thanks to ARSC Conference Audio Manager Patrick Feaster for preparing the recordings and slides for web publication.


The Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC) 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.