Marcos Sueiro Bal appears in the following:
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Friday, May 23, 2014
Wednesday, May 07, 2014
Decades before Mel Brooks made it okay to sing about Hitler, an obscure singer recorded this defiant song about the Fuhrer. Just a two weeks later, in September 1940, the Germans bombarded London.
Monday, April 28, 2014
Friday, April 25, 2014
Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Friday, March 21, 2014
Last week we presented an allegory for retrieving audio, where we compared it to listening to a distant radio station. Of course, that is only half of what audio archivists do: the other half is to try to extend the reach of that signal into the future.
Friday, March 14, 2014
Picture yourself on a weekend retreat in a rented cabin in the woods, not far from your home. Although you love the isolation (no wi-fi, no TV), you would like to listen to your favorite radio show on Saturday afternoon¹. After looking around, you find a cheap clock radio in the bedroom and, at the appointed time, you fiddle with the (maddeningly small) tuner wheel, tune the (analog) dial, and hope that your favorite station's signal reaches your receiver's dinky little antenna.
Friday, March 07, 2014
Celebrate the retreat of winter with an extraordinary performance of The Waters of March. It's not just a song about Spring, it's a song about "the rebirth of the human spirit."
Monday, February 17, 2014
Thursday, January 30, 2014
This year marks the 50th anniversary of what some call "the most important public health document of the 20th century": the Surgeon General's first Report on Smoking and Health.
Tuesday, December 24, 2013
‘Making The Wheels Go Round’: The New York Tuberculosis and Health Association's 1931 Christmas Stamp
Tuesday, December 24, 2013
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
How is the digital world affecting the role of audiovisual archives? Last week the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) and New York University's Moving Image and Preservation Program (MIAP) presented a workshop on preserving locally-produced digital audiovisual content, which tried to provide some ...
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
“May heaven speed the day when the length and breadth of our United States shall be peopled with men and women, and boys and girls, solely by those of this type: strong bodied, true hearted, big souled patriots, athletes all for the land they love and the God they worship.”
Friday, December 13, 2013
‘The World Has Suffered Many Losses through Time’: Environmental Conservation and The Passenger Pigeon, December 1931
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Most of us are familiar with the sad story of the passenger pigeon: the North American bird whose immense numbers (believed to have been up to forty percent of the wild bird population) and intensely social habits (being unable to thrive or breed successfully in small groups) prevented its recovery ...
Tuesday, December 03, 2013
Imagine a newly constructed hospital with room for over 300 occupants, sitting idle and standing empty in a time of great need.
By the mid-1920s the Bronx Hospital, originally founded in 1911, had outgrown its original facility and began construction on a state-of-the art hospital at Fulton Avenue and 169th ...
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
The WQXR Archives celebrates Month of Mozart with highlights from Lloyd Moss's WQXR show This is My Music.