World Records 2016: Schedule

World Records

April 14-15, 2016
University of Wisconsin-Madison





3:00-4:15pm        Welcome and Keynote (Memorial Library 126, 728 State St.)

Henry Sapoznik (Director, Mayrent Institute for Yiddish Culture, UW-Madison)

Gene DeAnna (Recorded Sound Program Manager, Library of Congress)
“Inside the Library of Congress’ National Jukebox:  Current Online Access to Historical Recordings And A Look Ahead”


4:30-6:00pm       Panel One: Copyright (Memorial Library 126)

Shubah Ghosh (UW-Madison)
“Sound Recording Copyright and the Road to Digitization”

Rich Martin and Meagan Hennessey (Owners and Producers, Archeophone Records)
“More liner notes, please”



6:00-7:30pm       Break


7:30-9:30pm      Concert (Wayside Dining Room, University Club, 803 State St.)

Harry Bolick, Todd Cambio, Henry Sapoznik (Mississippi Fiddle music)
Bill and Colleen Foley (Italian music)
Rick March (Tamburitza)
Cookie Segelstein & Josh Horowitz (Rural Polish Yiddish music)



9:00-10:30am    Panel Two: Music 1 (Memorial Library 126)

Cookie Segelstein (Director, Veretski Pass)
“The Secret Workshop of Veretski Pass: Creating new traditional music from a fragmented past”

Andrew Bottomley (UW-Madison)
“‘Don’t Neglect the Foreigner’: The Market for Ethnic Music Recordings in the United States, 1900-1940”

Todd Cambio (President of Fraulini Guitar Company, Madison, WI)
“Italian Folkloric Recordings Made in the U.S.”

MODERATOR: Jim Leary (UW-Madison)


10:45-12:15pm   Panel Three: Music 2 (Memorial Library 126)

Harry Bolick (Author, Musician, Producer, Hopewell Junction, NY)
“Mississippi Fiddle Tunes and Songs from the 1930s”

Jim Leary (Center for the Study of Upper Midwestern Cultures, UW-Madison)
“Rindlisbacher’s Records: The Helvetia Story”

Henry Sapoznik (UW-Madison)

MODERATOR: Bobbi Malone (Madison, WI)


12:15-1:30pm     Lunch


1:30-3:30pm     Panel Four: Radio (Memorial Library 126)

Craig Eley (Wisconsin Public Radio)

Randall Davidson (UW-Oshkosh)

Rick March (Wisconsin State Folklorist, retired)
“A Place for Polkas: How the UW Mills Music Library became a repository for America’s most despised music traditions”

Mark Louden (Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies, UW-Madison)
“J. William Frey’s Folksongs of the Pennsylvania Dutch”

MODERATOR: Anne Strainchamps (Wisconsin Public Radio)


3:30-4:00pm   Summation Follow up questions (Memorial Library 126)