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Program National Recording Preservation Board

New York Public Hearing Agenda

The Library of Congress – National Recording Preservation Board Public Hearing on the State of Recorded Sound Preservation in the United States

The Princeton Club New York, New York December 19, 2006

Date: December 19, 2006
Time: 9:30 A.M. to 5:30 P.M.
Location: The Princeton Club 15 West 43rd St.
New York, New York

National Recording Preservation Board (NRPB) Panel

  • Gregory Lukow
    Chief, Motion Picture, Broadcast and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress
  • Gene DeAnna
    Head, Recorded Sound Section, Motion Picture, Broadcast and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress
  • Deanna Marcum Associate Librarian for Library Services, Library of Congress William Ivey Chairman, National Recorded Sound Preservation Foundation
  • Michael Feinstein
    Musician and music historian/archivist
  • Sam Brylawski
    University of California, Santa Barbara and Consultant to the NRPB
  • Chris Sterling
    Professor of Media and Public Affairs and of Public Policy and Public Administration, George Washington University

Mr. Lukow will serve in the capacity of moderator.

Schedule of Speakers

(Times are approximate)

Time Panel/Speakers
9:30 Welcome and summary of purpose of the hearing Introduction of representatives of the NRPB
Invitation for Board representatives to offer any brief opening remarks
9:45 Panel: Preservation Challenges and Practices at Archives and Libraries
Sara Velez — Assistant Chief, Rodgers and Hammerstein Archive of Recorded Sound, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
Chris Lacinak — representing the Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) and the Audio Engineering Society Technical Committee on Archiving, Restoration and Digital Libraries
Emily Holmes, — Assistant Director of Preservation Reformatting, Columbia University, on behalf of Janet Gertz, Director of Preservation, Columbia University Libraries
Barbara Haws — Archivist/Historian, New York Philharmonic
10:45 Panel: Copyright and Academic Research
Clifford Murphy — PhD. Candidate in Ethnomusicology, Brown University, Mellon Dissertation Fellow in the Humanities in Original Sources
11:10 B George — Executive Director of the ARChive of Contemporary Music
11:35 Don Waters — Program Officer for Scholarly Communications, Mellon Foundation
12:00 Tim Brooks — Music historian, writer, discographer and bibliographer Chairman, Copyright Committee, Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC)
12:30-1:30 Lunch
1:30 Michael Feinstein — Musician and music historian/archivist, and Member, National Recording Preservation Board
2:00 Panel: Preservation of Radio Collections
Andy Lanset — Archivist, WNYC, New York Public Radio
David Julian Gray — Senior Architect, Content Systems, National Public Radio David Freedman — General Manager, WWOZ, New Orleans
Chris Sterling — Professor of Media and Public Affairs and of Public Policy and Public Administration, George Washington University, and Member, National Recording Preservation Board
3:00 Panel: Writing About Historic Artists And Ensembles, and Performing Their Music
Will Friedwald — Journalist, author, critic and historian of jazz and popular music
Dan Levinson —  Professional clarinetist, arranger, performer and music historian
3:30 George Blood — Safe Sound Archive, Philadelphia, PA
Adrian Cosentini — Audio / Preservation Manager for the New York Philharmonic
4:15 Dan Sheehy — Director and Curator of Smithsonian-Folkways Recordings
4:40 Closing remarks, observations or discussion by panel of NRPB representatives and adjournment
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