Work Made For Hire – Analyzing The Multifactor Balancing Test, 2015 The University of Akron School of Law
Work Made For Hire – Analyzing The Multifactor Balancing Test, Ryan G. Vacca
Ryan G. Vacca
Authorship, and hence, initial ownership of copyrighted works is oftentimes controlled by the 1976 Copyright Act’s work made for hire doctrine. This doctrine states that works created by employees within the scope of their employment result in the employer owning the copyright. One key determination in this analysis is whether the hired party is an employee or independent contractor. In 1989, the U.S. Supreme Court, in CCNV v. Reid, answered the question of how employees are distinguished from independent contractors by setting forth a list of factors courts should consider. Unfortunately, the Supreme Court did not give further ...
Digital Music Recovery From Historical Analog Sources, 2014 SelectedWorks
Digital Music Recovery From Historical Analog Sources, Marcus R. Wigan
Marcus R Wigan
This includes some aspects of digital conservation, and the associated printed materials, as established as part of an earlier paper on music databases and metadata issues (also here in SelectedWorks).
The present paper documents a small practical research exercise to collate experience on this subject. It was stimulated by an initial (incorrect) initial assumption that these techniques and precautions were very well known. Once checked with some libraries and music repository holders this proved to be substantially inaccurate.
The consequence was to undertake a limited literature scan and interview process to collate some of the very practical experiences of those ...
Managing Metadata Interoperability Within Audio Preservation Framework: Integrating The Metadata Encoding & Transmission Standard (Mets) And Multichannel Source Material Into Digital Library Audio Collections, 2014 University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Managing Metadata Interoperability Within Audio Preservation Framework: Integrating The Metadata Encoding & Transmission Standard (Mets) And Multichannel Source Material Into Digital Library Audio Collections, Darnelle O. Melvin
Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)
This study investigates the management and interoperability of metadata within audio preservation frameworks. With the intention to harvest all descriptors contained in multichannel audio material semantically linked to bibliographic records, authority files, and other associated digital objects; the researcher attempt to incorporate XML, Dublin Core syntax, and the Metadata Encoding & Transmission Standard as a digital carrier to express stereophonic, multichannel source material, and related objects into a digital library audio collection.
What Constitutes "Success" For Professional Musicians?, 2014 University of Tennessee, Knoxville
What Constitutes "Success" For Professional Musicians?, Jonathan M. Brown
University of Tennessee Honors Thesis Projects
No abstract provided.
Tim Key And Gogol's Overcoat: Review 2, 2014 University of Wollongong
Tim Key And Gogol's Overcoat: Review 2, Kari Hesthamar
The documentary Tim Key and Gogol’s Overcoat is based on the short story The Overcoat by Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol. The Ukrainian-born Russian was one of the major authors of the 19th century, who tried to demonstrate what Tsarist Russia entailed. The Overcoat, published in 1842, is a satire of the civil service and petty officialdom. It is about how an external object transforms a person's self-esteem and others' opinions of a man of low rank.
As the program unfolds, the boundaries between fact and fiction become more blurred, and the weave between St Petersburg and London, between Akaky ...
Tim Key And Gogol's Overcoat: Review 1, 2014 University of Wollongong
Tim Key And Gogol's Overcoat: Review 1, Michelle Rayner
This finely wrought fusion of fiction and realism is an illuminating, enchanting, listening experience. On one level it can be heard as a playful riff on absurdism, on art, by a clever comedian (Tim Key) who harbours an obsession with one book and its author: Gogol’s The Overcoat. And yet on another level it offers a wry and gentle insight into, among other things, the nature of the human condition. Key's tone is intimate and confessional as he attempts to deconstruct the meaning (or meaninglessness) of Gogol’s story. The program wears its structural architecture lightly, combining the ...
Various Artists: A Progressive Rock Band's Foray Into Recording Original Music, 2014 Olin College of Engineering
Various Artists: A Progressive Rock Band's Foray Into Recording Original Music, Zach Del Rosario, Kris Groth, Jea Young Park
2014 AHS Capstone Projects
Various Artists is Olin's premier (and only!) progressive rock band. The group has performed numerous covers of popular and obscure music before, but this capstone project is their first foray into recording original music.
Core members Kris Groth, Jea Young Park, and Zach del Rosario composed, recorded, and mixed three pieces over the course of Spring 2014, which are archived here. The piece "Red Disciple" (del Rosario) is a throwback to the simple days of early progressive rock, focusing on simple arrangements, a riff-based writing style, and dynamic time signature changes. "Full Commotion" (Park) is inspired by electronic music ...
Children Of Sodom And Gomorrah: Review 2, 2014 University of Wollongong
Children Of Sodom And Gomorrah: Review 2, Virginia Madsen
This essay is an exploration and critical sounding of the multi-award winning radio feature Children of Sodom and Gomorrah: why young Africans flee to Europe (ARD 2009/ABC 2011) by the Berlin radio author/journalist and director Jens Jarisch. The reviewer, Virginia Madsen, finds something close to a dialectic approach in this unforgettable and searing ‘radio film’, but also the resonances of what she explores as ‘allegorical thinking’. Jarisch, even if unconsciously, appears to have dug down deep into the modern-day ruins of Sodom and Gomorrah, a ‘no place’ in Accra, Ghana where children eke out a living, forfeiting their ...
Children Of Sodom And Gomorrah: Review 1, 2014 University of Wollongong
Children Of Sodom And Gomorrah: Review 1, Alan Hall
Nothing in Children of Sodom and Gomorrah happens by accident. It is an exquisite – if, from the opening montage, uncomfortable – sound experience. The production – both Jarisch’s own origination in German and Sharon Davis’ re-versioning – is impeccable. It is thoroughly wrought. An artefact to admire. The famous scene in the manager’s office unveils a damning denouement with the flourish of a radio master: surreptitious recording, an artful ‘echo’ voice that draws attention to key statements and carefully scripted narration mesh tellingly to deliver the reporter’s verdict. The same care in production is evident throughout the program: beautiful sound ...
Norman Corwin's The Lonesome Train (Decca Recording) 1944, 2014 University of Wollongong
Norman Corwin's The Lonesome Train (Decca Recording) 1944, David K. Dunaway
The Lonesome Train, the cantata for radio with words by Millard Lampell, music by Earl Robinson, and directed by Norman Corwin, probably originated in a dilapidated brownstone on lower Sixth Avenue in Manhattan: The Almanac House, a radical commune for music organisers in Greenwich Village, including Pete Seeger and Woody Guthrie. Corwin is widely regarded as a guru of thoughtful radio producers, a poet-laureate of radio. From 1936, when he helped create WQXR-FM in New York City (later, voice of the New York Times) to his death 75 years later, Norman Corwin managed to be simultaneously commercial, popular, and experimental ...
Norman Corwin's The Lonesome Train (Live Broadcast) Cbs 1944, 2014 University of Wollongong
Norman Corwin's The Lonesome Train (Live Broadcast) Cbs 1944, Tim Crook
The Lonesome Train was a commercial half-hour ‘ballad opera’ or folk cantata, transmitted in 1944, about the funeral train bearing President Abraham Lincoln’s body home after his assassination in the Ford Theatre of Washington D.C. in 1865. This became culturally resonant in 1945 on the death of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, when the Decca recording of the show became a sort of ‘media requiem’, played over and over again on US radio stations. The live production, directed by Norman Corwin, is a hybrid between drama and documentary, but goes further with its use of music and poetry… perhaps ...
Poetry, Texas: Review 2, 2014 University of Wollongong
Poetry, Texas: Review 2, Kyla Brettle
Poetry, Texas is a lyrical work in which an ensemble of voices, snatches of actuality and compelling narration is woven into a meditation on a fading way of life and beauty within the ordinary. It's a piece in which style and substance figure as enamoured equals engaged in a delightful dance. Malinovski's journey into the heart of the Texan town of Poetry is the central narrative frame of this work. An ensemble cast of fourteen characters including a cowboy called Rooster, Don Strictland, the undeclared mayor of Poetry, schoolchildren, various religious leaders and the local historian gives voice ...
Poetry, Texas: Review 1, 2014 University of Wollongong
Poetry, Texas: Review 1, Seán Street
Documentaries and features are about stories, but although they share much common ground, they often occupy very different worlds. In many radio cultures a documentary is a journalistic framework for seeking answers to questions, whereas a feature may often be an impressionistic hybrid that can contain drama, music and poetry, moving often towards not necessarily answers, but more questions. A documentary CAN be a feature, when it documents the maker's journey as they seek a way through their subject, asking questions of themselves as much as their chosen story, often through evocation rather than exposition. Poetry, Texas is just ...
Improving Simulations Of Sonic Booms Heard Indoors And Outdoors And Explore How The Sound Characteristics Affect Annoyance, Yingxiang Jiang, Patricia Davies
The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Symposium
Supersonic flights can greatly shorten the flight time in the world and provide convenience for people all over the world. However, commercial supersonic flights over US territories are banned by Federal Aviation Administration in 1973 due to the intolerably loud noise of sonic booms. Recently, a few demonstrator aircraft have been built that produce much quieter booms. To determine whether the new boom is acceptable, many laboratory researchers are using simulated sonic boom signals for subjective test because the method is easy and cost-efficient, whereas it might not have enough fidelity to address the effect of the original one. In ...
Resampling Gender In Music Production: Community Development And Participatory Learning At Play, 2013 McMaster University
Resampling Gender In Music Production: Community Development And Participatory Learning At Play, Heather L. Kirby
Graduate Major Research Papers and Multimedia Projects
Women are seriously underrepresented in the field of music production because of a number of social and systemic barriers. These barriers include a lack of access to technology, a lack of encouragement to use technology, shortages of same-sex/same-gender role models, and the marginalization of women’s contributions in the field. In response, I organized the event “Resampled music production workshops for women and trans folks.” My aim was to challenge some of these barriers and to encourage women and trans folk to engage in music production. A team of experienced female facilitators led the Resampled workshops, which covered a ...
Isomorphic Midi Controller, 2013 California Polytechnic State University
Isomorphic Midi Controller, Jay Wyatt
Liberal Arts and Engineering Studies
No abstract provided.
Overtone Analysis Of A Holtkamp Organ Using Fourier Methods, 2013 Utah State University
Overtone Analysis Of A Holtkamp Organ Using Fourier Methods, Mario Harper, David Berg
This research is a study of the similarities and differences of the four sound families (principal, flute, reed, and string) of the organ, specifically, we used the organ located in the Kent Hall at USU. This experiment focuses on the mechanics of the organ, turning sound into mathematical signals, and performing Fourier analysis using computer methods. We conclude that a certain family of pipes (flute pipe family) had the most similarities to the “natural” series while the reed family was the most variant. We show the steps taken in our experiment and attempt to explain the variance and correlation of ...
The Rain Song, 2013 Olin College of Engineering
The Rain Song, Kory Kautz
2013 AHS Capstone Projects
Over the course of this project, i arranged, recorded and edited an a capella arrangement of Led Zeppelin's The Rain Song. The arrangement is based upon both the original studio recording of The Rain Song and a version played by the London Metropolitan Orchestra. Individual vocalists' parts were recorded and mixed using a variety of software to create the linked recording.
The Quickiecomposer Android Application, 2012 California Polytechnic State University
The Quickiecomposer Android Application, Brigit Elizabeth Hawley
Liberal Arts and Engineering Studies
The QuickieComposer application is a program intended for use on Android Devices. Designed for the composer on the go, the QuickieComposer app is perfect for those “in the moment” compositions. In the following document, the functionality and development of the first version of the QuickieComposer application is explained.
Video Production Guide: A Manual On Video Production Custom Made For Laes, 2012 California Polytechnic State University
Video Production Guide: A Manual On Video Production Custom Made For Laes, Andrew Mai
Liberal Arts and Engineering Studies
A guide in video production using the Liberal Arts and Engineering Studies Program’s main work space, also known as the Expressive Technologies Workshop. Includes a detailed instructional on video production from camera rentals to basic shooting to editing and distribution. Also introduces other tools in the workshop related to video production such as audio production tools and projection mapping.