Curtis Institute digitizing library of historic recordings
Digital Archivist at the Curtis Institute of Music, Barbara Benedett, talks to the Philly Voice about preserving their extensive collection of musical recordings dating back to 1924 using Preservica’s Cloud Edition.
“The Curtis Institute of Music houses an extensive collection of musical recordings dating back to the prestigious academy’s founding in 1924. Thousands of concert performances, student recitals and other historic recordings are stored at its library on formats ranging from audio reels to cassette tapes to DVDs. Those formats are not only outdated, out of common use for decades, but showing signs of wear and tear. Some CDs have even begun to decay.…” Click here to read more