Studio Monitor

February 2003
Billboard;2/22/2003, Vol. 115 Issue 8, p45
Trade Publication
Reports that Librarian of Congress James H. Billington's announcement of the first 50 recordings for the National Recording Registry is the beginning of a process that could result in the preservation of culturally and historically important records and public access to the same. Records that are included, such as Thomas Edison's cylinder recordings and Scott Joplin's piano rolls; Explanation of how the recordings will be formatted; Remarks from Elizabeth Cohen, the former Audio Engineering Society president; Importance of the recordings in the digital domain.


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