MPATE-GE 2636 - Advanced Topics in Audio Engineering: History and Preservation of  Early Sound Recordings

MPATE-GE 2636 - Advanced Topics in Audio Engineering: History and Preservation of Early Sound Recordings

TIme: 30 hours
Credits 3 points
Term: Fall
Instructor: Rebecca Feynberg

This course traces the history of recording sound technologies from the earliest of pre phonograph devices up until the development of magnetic tape. Examination and live demonstrations of these formats will be implemented, familiarizing students with handling, identification, and playback of some of the tools and mediums used to record sound in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Current best practices and methods for preserving these recordings will be covered and demonstrated.

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