Audio Recording, Digitisation and Archiving
Dietrich Schueller, Phonogrammarchiv, Austrian Academy of Sciences
Room B104, Brunei Gallery, SOAS, 13th February 2006
Booking now closed- Workshop is full.
This workshop with be of interest to:
You can attend in the morning (Part A), afternoon (Part B), or both.
- those specialists who capture sound from analogue and digital sources and who archive audio or video (will be most interested in Part A)
- fieldworkers who work with audio, including linguists, ethnomusicologists, and anthropologists (will be most interested in Part B)
Places are limited and booking is essential
... download booking form
Part A (morning: 11am - 1pm)
- Session 1: Principles of audio conversion and preservation (IASA-TC 03)
- A-D conversion
- Choosing digital resolution and file formats
- Digital to digital ingest
- Session 2: Optimising signal extraction from magnetic tape
- Identifying and assessing track formats and misaligned recording heads
- Historical equalisations
Part B (afternoon: 2pm - 4pm)
- Session 3: Field audio recording
- Microphone arrays, including psychoacoustic considerations
- Recording devices, post R-DAT
- Session 4: Small scale digital archiving
- Manual approach to digital archiving
- Archiving in the field
Format of sessions
Sessions consist of a 30 minute presentation with 15 minutes for questions. Some sessions will involve more audience discussion.
Part A: £15 (students £10)
Part B: £15 (students £10)
Both sessions: £30 (students £20) - includes lunch
Lunch: Participants can join Dietrich Schueller to eat lunch. Cost of lunch is included if you book both sessions, otherwise add £5.
To attend the workshop, send a booking form by Monday 30th January.