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Mesilla de Lluvia

Although the Town of Mesilla is some distance of about four miles, the Community of Hope in Las Cruces experiences the same rains and snows as other parts of Doña Ana County, New Mexico. It is important to remember that inclement

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Metadata Synchronizer (OHMS)

The Oral History Metadata Synchronizer (OHMS) allows historians to display recorded spoken narrative alongside accompanied transcribed material on a single webpage. Many of the steps necessary to complete this process involve a moderate degree of digital literacy; however, patience and

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Autumn Dreams

This summer, after too much time spent working rather than recording, a chance presented itself to schedule sound recordings along Rio Grande in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  Transferring sound equipment —i.e. checklist packing to allow for easy hauling, set-up, and tear down—

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Rain Cars

Near Los Griegos Library, the normally welcome sound of rain is questioned by the street traffic noise of Griegos Road along North West Albuquerque, New Mexico. Recording environments in open (outside) spaces can be intimidating without the right equipment. It’s

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Woodpecker versus Jet Noise

Front porch recording of first and only opportunity to record yearly Corona Park woodpecker visits. Contains partial wind & jet noise.

Posted in Pueblo, Sound

active sound research

During stage performance or live-sound event, writing and sound recording are a presence within contextually social and monetary use of corporeal body with its energy. Should storytellers choose not to be recorded, other storytellers may tell “Story” as their own

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David Lee

creates dynamic open-access community archive environments for public history sound recording projects, reasonable workflow, and longterm digital preservation. Community and Public History potential narrators welcome to enquire by appointment for 2021 telephone interviews. Teams-oriented Organizational History research projects available.

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