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Cylinder Preservation and Digitization Pilot Project

(These pages are slightly modified versions of the original pilot project pages put online in 2002)

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Introduction

Introduction to the scope and purpose of the pilot project

Technical Details

Details on the analog to digital conversion process, the compression used for web access, and cataloging

An initiative of the UC Santa Barbara Library • (805) 893-5444 • Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9010. [Envelope] Direct questions or comments about the project or this page to the project staff or visit the help pages.
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Some instruments recorded better than others with the acoustic recording process. Typically loud instruments like brass recorded well, while softer instruments like violins didn't.

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