111 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Sound recordings.

  1. Tony Schwartz collection, 1912-2008

    90.5 linear feet (230 boxes, 1 map case folder, approximately 76,345 items). -- Recorded Sound Reference Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting & Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Tony Schwartz Collection consists of multiple formats of material documenting Schwartz's work as a media consultant, audio documentarian, author, radio producer, media theorist, and educator.

  2. Emile Berliner collection, 1871-1965

    41 boxes (approximately 1,000 items). 232 photographic prints : . 29 negatives : . over 400 sound discs, including zinc, copper, celluloid, rubber, shellac, and vinyl pressings and masters, in various speeds, and in sizes ranging from 5 to 12 inches in diameter. 1 film reel of 1 (12 feet) : . over 100 items, chiefly telephone, gramophone, and laboratory equipment, with 7 acoustic insulating panels and material samples, all made of various materials and in various sizes. -- Recorded Sound Reference Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting & Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Unpublished and published textual materials, photographs, sound recordings, scrapbooks, artifacts, and a motion picture documenting the life and work of the German-born immigrant to America who invented the gramophone, the flat disc recording, the radio microphone, acoustic tile, and an early version of the helicopter. Included are unpublished and experimental gramophone records dating from the 1890s, some of them featuring the voices of Berliner and various family members, as well as recordings published by Berliner's gramophone companies in the U.S., Canada, and Germany.

  3. National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA) collection

    18,794 items ; 6,025 containers. . 36 containers : 12,600 manuscript materials.. 985 sound tape reels : analog.. 3291 Digital Audio Tapes (DAT) : digital. . 704 sound cassettes : analog.. 205 sound files : digital, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit and 44.1 kHz, 16 bit). 6 videocassettes : analog.. 1003 sound discs (CD-R) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of concert and workshop recordings of events at the National Folk Festivals, Lowell Folk Festivals, and other festivals, tours, and concerts sponsored by the National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA), formerly the National Folk Festival Association founded in 1934. Features performances of ballads, blues, bluegrass, contra dance music, country music, cowboy songs, fiddle tunes, folk music, gospel music, hymns, old-time music, singer songwriters, steel band music, storytelling, Western swing, and more; with numerous performers playing music from African, African American, American Indian, Cajun, Canadian, Caribbean, Eastern European, Hawaiian, Irish, Latin American, Mexican, Scottish, Sea Islands, Sicilian, Ukrainian, and many other traditions from throughout the United States and from around the world. Manuscripts include documentation from the containers of the original sound recordings.

  4. Bruce Jackson and Diane Christian collection, circa 1961-1988

    approximately 3346 items. 5 containers. 27.5 linear feet. 5 containers; approximately 1400 items. 197 sound cassettes : analog. 1062 sound tape reels (5 in., 7 in., 10 in.) : analog. 10 photographs : film positives, color ; 35 mm. 3 photographs : prints, black and white ; 5 x 6 in. and smaller. approximately 614 film elements. approximately 60 videocassettes. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Documentation of fieldwork conducted by Bruce Jackson in prisons in Indiana, Missouri, and Texas; recordings at concerts and festivals including the Newport Folk Festival 1963-1965, 1967-1968; interviews conducted at various events including Resurrection City, 1968; interviews with and performances by various blues artists, folk artists, and others including poets and literary figures, 1961-1980s; production footage for film documentaries on various topics by Bruce Jackson and Diane Christian.

  5. Kenje Ogata collection, 1942-2011 : Veterans History Project (U.S.)

    54 items.. 24 folders.. moving images: 1 videodisc (DVD-R) : digital, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.. sound recordings: 2 sound cassettes : analog.. graphic images: 29 photographic prints : black and white, color ; various sizes.. artifacts: 5 items.. manuscripts: 13 items.. -- Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Kenje Ogata collection consists of artifacts, audio recordings, biographical material, civilian papers, clippings, correspondence, a journal, maps, military papers, photographs, and a video recording relating to Ogata's service in the United States Army and Army Air Forces during World War II.

  6. Leonard John Kovar collection, 1922-2003 : Veterans History Project (U.S.)

    384 items.. 14 containers.. sound recordings: 1 sound cassette : analog.. sound recordings: 2 sound discs : analog ; 8 in.. sound recordings: 1 sound disc : analog ; 6 1/2 in.. manuscripts: 44 folders.. graphic images: 59 photographic prints : black and white, color ; various sizes.. manuscripts: 1 transcript.. 1 computer disk : 3 1/2 in.. 1 diary.. -- Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Interview conducted for the Veterans History Project 2003. This collection contains audio recordings, civilian papers, clippings, correspondence, creative works, a diary, military papers, mixed manuscripts, mixed periodicals, unit histories, a transcript, and photographs relating to Leonard John Kovar's service in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II. The majority of this collection consists of correspondence between Kovar and his family, some of which was written while Kovar was a prisoner of war.

  7. Elinor Remick Warren papers, 1872-2004

    approximately 8900 items ; 85 containers ; 30.0 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Elinor Remick Warren was an American pianist and composer. The collection contains materials relating to her life and career, including music manuscript scores and sketches, composition notebooks, and annotated printed editions of her work. The collection also contains Warren's business papers, biographical materials, personal correspondence, photographs, writings, scrapbooks, programs, diaries and notebooks, certificates, diplomas and honorary degrees, promotional brochures, and music publishers' catalogs that feature her works and performance activities.

  8. Wanda Landowska and Denise Restout papers, 1843-2002

    approximately 41,000 items ; 255 containers ; 117.0 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Wanda Landowska was a Polish keyboardist, composer, and teacher best known for revitalizing harpsichord performance in the twentieth century. Her school at Saint-Leu-la-Forêt, founded in 1925, became one of the great centers for the collection, study, and performance of Baroque music until it was looted by the Nazis in 1940. The collection consists of annotated music, correspondence, business papers, writings, programs, photographs, and other materials that document the legacy of Landowska. These materials largely reflect the activities of Landowska and her pupil, Denise Restout, during their years at Saint-Leu and after their immigration to the United States in 1941.

  9. WTON papers, 1938-1972

    1.5 linear feet (4 boxes, approximately 1,193 items). -- Recorded Sound Reference Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting & Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The WTON papers consist of correspondence, financial statements, and a catalog of recordings from the records of WTON radio station (Staunton, Virginia) and it's founding owner-operator, Charles P. Blackley.

  10. Oral history audiocassettes from the Stuart Eizenstat papers, 1979, 1989-2001

    695 audiocassettes (682 microcassettes, 11 minicassettes, 2 standard audiocassettes). -- Recorded Sound Reference Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting & Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Recorded oral history and research interviews, conducted by Stuart Eizenstat, concerning: the presidency of Jimmy Carter; attempts to seek restitution for confiscations of Jewish property in Europe during World War II.