Audio Preservation in the Czech Republic: A Look Behind the Curtains
A sound wave analysis captured at the National Museum, Prague, during digitization of an analog recording of Antonín Dvořák's opera, Rusalka.
AUDIO PRESERVATION IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC:
A Look Behind the Curtains
With Filip Šír
Manager for Digitization of Sound Documents, National Museum, Prague;
Chair, Discography Committee, International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives (IASA)
Monday, April 30, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EDT
Silver Center for Arts and Science, 5th Floor, Room 520
31 Washington Place, New York, NY 10003
New York University
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Filip Šír, Manager for Digitization of Sound Documents at the National Museum in Prague, will discuss his experience establishing a center for audio preservation at the the largest museum in the Czech Republic. Charting the center's growth from its tender first steps in a small library to its present state as a large-scale national project, Šír will explore the nuances of gaining support for an audio preservation project of this scale while also covering the history of the Czech Republic's National Sound Archive.
The first 78 RPM recording of Antonín Dvořák's opera, Rusalka, from the collection of the National Museum, Prague.
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