Preserving the Sound Archive

Preserving the Sound Archive

An interview with Julia Weaver, BBC Sound Archivist

Julia Weaver, who preserves sound recordings for the BBC, tells us about everything from wax cylinders to digital files.


Sound Restoration

Sometimes we experience problems with some formats, for example vinyl. Quite often these recordings can be very scratchy or very hissy and we can actually process those files through something called a Cedar, or a piece of software, to actually de-crackle that recording, and we can make them sound a lot cleaner and a lot closer to the original recording.

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