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Jesse Johnston on the Importance of Preserving History and Archiving Music

April 10, 2023


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5-15 mins
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Presented by School of Information

Music is a cultural artifact and the preservation of historical music recordings for future generations is becoming more and more important according to Jesse Johnston, a PhD student at the University of Michigan School of Information. Music recordings can offer a unique perspective on both history and culture, and an impact on future generations.  Johnston’s research discusses the need for better access to music archives and more exposure to music for marginalized communities.

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