RPTF/ARSC Sound Collections Database

Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz

Description:
Studio and live recording sessions for Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz, produced for National Public Radio. Broadcast programs of same.
Creators:
South Carolina Public Radio and SCETV Commission
Dates:
1978/2015
Repository/Collector:
South Carolina Public Radio/SCETV
Repository/Collector Type:
Broadcasting station and State
City:
Columbia
State:
South Carolina
Country:
United States
Extent:
approximately 750
Content types:
Performed Music, Spoken Word, and Broadcast Programs
Formats:
Polyester open reel tape, VHS (including SVHS and VHS-C), Betamax, Optical disc (including CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD, DVD-R, DVD-RW, VCD), and Digital audio file (including MP3, WAV, AIFF, etc.)
Languages:
English
Genres:
Jazz and Pop
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.
Supporting documentation:
There are broadcast program listings, by season (quarter).
Historical relevance:
SC Public Radio's productions of Piano Jazz have brought word-renowned performers and rising performers to a national audience.
Condition note:
Open reel tapes suffer "sticky tape" syndrome, Digitally stored recordings are playable with proper equipment, Hard disk is in process of restoration and transfer to hard drive storage, and Digital audio available for some
Notes:
VHS tapes include both SVHS tapes and Digital (PCM) recordings on VHS