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Richard W. Judy and Jane M. Lommel Collection of X-Ray Film Recordings
- 1958 - 1959 (Creation)
0.025 linear feet
Name of creator
Richard Judy was an exchange student in Moscow from 1958-1959, where he obtained 18 Soviet-era x-ray film recordings of jazz music. At the time, jazz music was illegal in the Soviet Union.
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Scope and content
The collection contains 18 Soviet-era x-ray film recordings of jazz music obtained during Richard Judy's exchange studies in Moscow from 1958-1959. Songs include "Begin the Beguine," "To A Wild Rose," "We Just Couldn't Say Goodbye" and others by various artists.
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Conditions governing access
All material is open to the public without restriction. Copyright laws of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) govern the making of photocopies or other reproductions.
The recordings are on degrading media and cannot be played using typical playback equipment.
The first donation of nine recordings has been digitally preserved and are accessible onsite. Please contact the Library and Archives staff.
Conditions governing reproduction
The copyright interests in this collection have not been transferred to the Great American Songbook Foundation. Music written prior to 1924 is in the public domain. For more information, please consult the staff of the Library & Archives.
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Immediate source of acquisition
Received from Richard Judy on April 12, 2013 and from Jane Lommel on February 24, 2021.
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Related archival materials
- Citation: Richard W. Judy and Jane M. Lommel X-Ray Film Recordings, The Great American Songbook Foundation.
- Processing information: Processed by Lisa Lobdell.
- Conservation: Digital preservation by George Blood AV.
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Record created by Ashlee James, March 2017.
Finding aid written by Lisa Lobdell, March 15, 2021.
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