Residential symposium at Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham -
For details of this conference visit:
This programme is subject to change. Further abstracts will be added on
the symposium website when available.
Thursday 20 April 2006
2.00-3.00pm: David Breckbill (Doane College), 'Issues of documentation and
experience in re-releasing historical recordings'
3.00-3.30pm: Martha Tupinambá de Ulhôa (Universidade Federal do Estado do
Rio de Janeiro), 'What can we listen from Casa Edison's old records?'
4.00-4.30pm: Per Dahl (University of Stavanger), 'Love is in the air
(ear?) Musical expression and soundscape in the recordings of Grieg's opus
5 no.3: Jeg elsker Dig / Ich liebe dich / I love thee'
4.30-5.30pm: Simon Trezise (Trinity College, Dublin), 'Emotional and
musical responses to mutating sound quality in Vaughan Williams' recording
of his Fourth Symphony'
Time tbc: Dinner
8.30-9.30pm: Special session on comparing transfers
Friday 21 April 2006
9.00-9.45am: Ted Kendall (details tbc)
9.45-10.45am: Mark Obert-Thorn, 'Transfer fundamentals'
11.00-12.00pm: Roger Beardsley, 'Let them sing - the records will if you
12.00-1.00pm: Ward Marston (details tbc)
2.00-3.00pm: John McBride (University of Southampton), 'Non-contact
surface scanning systems for the retrieval and protection of archived
3.00-3.30pm: Renee Timmers (CHARM, King's College London), 'Listening to
historical and modern recordings: the effects of age and recorded version
on the perception of performance'
4.00-6.30pm: George Brock-Nannestad (Patent Tactics), 'Using recordings
for documenting performance - an overview of the field'
Time tbc: Dinner
8.30-9.15pm: Rob Cowan (details tbc)
9.15-10.00pm: Tully Potter (details tbc)
Saturday 22 April 2006
9.00-10.00am: Michael H Gray (Voice of America Library and Audio
Services), 'Behind the studio door'
10.00-11.00am: Peter Adamson (University of St Andrews) and Peter Craven
(Algol Applications Ltd), 'Crackling good stuff: changing expectations'
11.30-1.00pm: Final discussion
1.00pm onwards: Lunch
For abstracts, see the conference website.