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[ASCAP]. See Copyright, §V, 14, (i) .

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Sara Velez and Tim Brooks

US-based organization, founded in 1966 to promote the preservation and study of historical recordings in all areas of music and the spoken word. ARSC is unusual among scholarly organizations in that it brings together private collectors and scholars interested in using historical sound materials with professional archivists and libraries charged with preserving those materials. Its membership is drawn about equally from the user and holder groups, represents 23 countries, and numbers approximately 1000. The association has local chapters and holds an annual national conference that provides a forum for presentations and panel discussions in all aspects of recorded sound research. ARSC also publishes a biannual journal which includes major research articles, technical developments, discographies, record and book reviews, and bibliographies; a newsletter which contains information about member activities, meetings and events; and a membership directory, which lists all ARSC members, their collecting interests and research projects. Among its major projects have been ...

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Organization based in Palermo, founded in 1982; it maintains archives of contemporary music and of folk music recordings.

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Jonas Westover

Originally called the “Gramophone Awards,” the Grammy Awards serves to honor achievement in the recording industry across a wide range of artistic and technical categories. The National academy of recording arts and sciences bestows these honors on an annual basis, and the televised production, broadcast internationally, is one of the music industry’s most prestigious occasions....

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An organization formed after World War II to promote international cooperation and standardization in such matters as cataloguing, standards of service, personnel training and the exchange of materials between libraries. The body was founded in Paris in 1951, after preparatory meetings in Florence (1949...

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It was founded in 1954 by musicologist Hugh Tracey at Roodepoort, near Johannesburg, South Africa, on the basis of the archive of recordings of traditional and popular African music which he had made since 1929 in Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), South Africa and elsewhere in southern Africa. His research was sponsored from ...

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Jerome F. Weber

American mail-order record label . It was founded in New York in 1962 by Dr Michael Naida after he left Westminster. After a small initial group of pseudonymous issues licensed from the Telemann Society and Philips, MHS began to issue large numbers of recordings licensed from Erato. Eventually the label issued most of the Erato catalogue, including discs previously issued on several US retail labels. MHS also drew on such catalogues as Library of Recorded Masterpieces, Hispavox, Somerset, Amadeo, Expériences Anonymes, Boston, Angelicum, Muza, Arcophon, Lyrichord, Da Camera, Supraphon, Pelca, Iramac, Unicorn, Christophorus, Valois and Harmonia Mundi. From the first year the firm also made a smaller number of its own recordings in New York. Frederick Renz recorded with the New York Ensemble for Early Music, notably making the first complete recording of the St Nicholas plays from Fleury. Robert Craft recorded a systematic programme of Stravinsky’s music with the Orchestra of St Luke’s and the Philharmonia. Julius Rudel, too, conducted the Orchestra of St Luke’s, and Marilyn Mason and Ann Labounsky recorded on the organ. In ...

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English musical society . Its foundation in November 1888 (reported in the Musical Times, March 1889) marked an important stage in the revival in England of plainsong as music for use in the Anglican Church. Its declared aims were to form a centre for the dissemination of information, to publish facsimiles and translations of foreign works, and to form a catalogue of all plainsong and measured music in England dating from before the Reformation. H.B. Briggs was honorary secretary until ...

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Teresa Chylińska

In 1928 a group of Polish musicologists and musicians led by Adolf Chybiński, Teodor Zalewski, Tadeusz Ochlewski and Kazimierz Sikorski organized the Towarzystwo Wydawnicze Muzyki Polskiej (TWMP; Polish Music Publishing Society), Warsaw, to publish authentic editions of Polish music. The catalogue includes music in all genres from the 15th century to the 20th. In ...

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Watkins Shaw and Margaret Laurie

English music publishing society. It was founded in February 1876 for the purpose, as the original prospectus states, ‘of doing justice to the memory of Henry Purcell; firstly, by the publication of his works … and secondly, by meeting for the study and performance of his various compositions’. The idea of performances was abandoned at an early stage, and the society assumed the form simply of a body of subscribers to its publications, all of which from the start have been produced by Novello....