RPTF/ARSC Sound Collections Database

Field recordings of orchestras and ensembles

Description:
Field recordings of mostly local orchestras and ensembles as well as those of visiting soloists and ensembles.
Creators:
South Carolina Public Radio and SCETV Commission
Dates:
1972/2017
Repository/Collector:
South Carolina Public Radio/SCETV
Repository/Collector Type:
Broadcasting station and State
City:
Columbia
State:
South Carolina
Country:
United States
Content types:
Performed Music, Spoken Word, and Broadcast Programs
Formats:
Polyester open reel tape, VHS (including SVHS and VHS-C), Betamax, and Optical disc (including CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD, DVD-R, DVD-RW, VCD)
Languages:
English
Genres:
Classical, Opera, Pop, Jazz, Folk, and Blues
Access statement:
Access for research only. Permissions for access require written requests and are granted on a case by case basis. Access may require the creation of listening copies.
Historical relevance:
A broad audio record of musical performances by area arts organizations and performers, as well as guest artists.
Condition note:
Open reel tapes suffer "sticky tape" syndrome and Some digitally stored recordings are playable with proper equipment
Notes:
VHS tapes include both SVHS tapes and Digital (PCM) recordings on VHS