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This 90 second show takes you on a journey through the history of sound from The Belfer Audio Archive and produced at Syracuse University.

This 90 second show takes you on a journey through the history of sound from The Belfer Audio Archive and produced at Syracuse University.
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United States

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This 90 second show takes you on a journey through the history of sound from The Belfer Audio Archive and produced at Syracuse University.

Language:

English


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Euridice!

10/6/2017
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One of the first operas. Period.

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Oscar’s Blues

9/11/2017
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The National Film Board of Canada honored Oscar Peterson with a short film, “Begone Dull Care”, in 1949. It was directed by Norman McLaren and Evelyn Lambart. Using drawn-on-film animation, McLaren and Lambart paint and scratch directly onto film stock to create a visual representation of Oscar Peterson’s jazz music. Check it out here!

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That’s Stovepipe No. 1, If You Please

9/1/2017
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Rocket 88

8/31/2017
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One of the first songs in rock and roll history, and maybe the first to use guitar distortion…but, not on purpose.

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No Angel

8/30/2017
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Slow and Low

8/29/2017
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Barbecue is the best thing to happen to picnics since sliced bread…though if you want to get technical about it, you’d reverse the two.

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New York Blues

8/28/2017
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Christian Friedrich Ludwig Buschmann was, perhaps, one of music’s great inventors…and, probably, one of 19th-century Germany’s worst neighbors.

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Young Blue Eyes

8/23/2017
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It’s funny to think it, but even Ol’ Blue Eyes had a first hit.

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Beautiful Texas

8/22/2017
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Not all press is good press.

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Ogden Nash’s Bankers

8/21/2017
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You’re listening to Ogden Nash read his poem: “Bankers Are Just Like Anybody Else, Except Richer”, and, You’re on the Sound Beat. What’s wrong with having a little fun in poetry? Ogden Nash was known for doing just that, which led to him having a little fun on tv, radio, and in collegiate lecture halls […]

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The Phonograph

8/16/2017
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A voice from two centuries away....

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Feel Like Going to Town?

8/15/2017
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The Harlem Hamfats...born at the wrong time.

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I Got it Bad

8/8/2017
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A song for the lovelorn.

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Bikini Blues

8/7/2017
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Whatever can explain the bikini’s popularity? I mean…It’s not rocket science…or, is it?

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Mule Skinner Blues

8/4/2017
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A muleskinner’s job was not quite as…grim as it sounds. Still...kinda grim though.

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The See See Rider Blues Girl

8/3/2017
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How do you know when you’ve pretty much nailed a song? Earning a nickname from it is usually a good indication

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Kaw-liga!

8/2/2017
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Hank Williams was well-known for his “heartbreak” songs, but this one’s just a bit different.

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At The Flying W

8/1/2017
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Between 1939 and 1952 Bing Crosby and the Andrews Sisters recorded 46 times. Exactly half of those were major hit records.

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Swan Song Surprise

7/31/2017
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You’re listening to Julius Larosa with 1955’s “Let's Stay Home Tonight” and…

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The Unknown Soldier

7/29/2017
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You are listening to The Unknown Soldier's Grave, recorded in 1926 by Vernon Dalhart, and...

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