Call for papers

Posted by in Allgemein on 07. Feb, 2024 | 0 Comments

DISKOGRAFENTAG -International Conference10./11.Juni 2024- June 10th-11th, 2024University of SurreyGuildford Call for paperSend the title and a short summary of your paper Please save this date: deadline February 28th, 2024Presentation language is EnglishPresentation time: 20 to 45 minutes. If you need more time, please let us know. Surrey Juni 2024

Obituary Dr. Suresh Chandvankar

Posted by in Allgemein on 07. Feb, 2024 | 0 Comments

Dear member and friends, it is with great sadness that I have to inform you of the passing away of Suresh Chandvankar, Rtd.Scientist, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research and the founder Secretary of the Society of Indian Record Collectors, at 3rd January, 2024. Our condolences go to his Family and the Indian Record Collectors. GHT […]

Next conference / Diskografentag 2024

Posted by in Allgemein, Veranstaltungen on 14. Dez, 2023 | 0 Comments

Save the date: Next conference / Diskografentag: 10.06. / 11.06.2024 Department of Music and Media University of Surrey Guildford GU2 7XH       

The Columbia matrix series project

Posted by in Allgemein on 14. Dez, 2023 | 0 Comments

Beginning with EMOR, I have collected discographic details on foreign (i.e. non-English) language records made in the US before World War II.  Ethnic Music on Records (University of Illinois, 1990, 7 vols.) contains information available at the time.  I’ve maintained and updated the data file since then, as new and corrected information has come to light.  Now […]

Gesellschaft fuer Historische Tontraeger (GHT): ueber uns

Posted by in Allgemein on 13. Sep, 2023 | 0 Comments

Die Gesellschaft für Historische Tonträger (GHT) ist ein gemeinnütziger Verein, der im November 2002 in Wien gegründet wurde, offen für Mitglieder aus der ganzen Welt. Ziel ist, Tondokumente aus der frühen Tonaufnahme-Epoche (Walzen, Schellack- und Vinylschallpatten) zu erhalten, deren Daten, Inhalte und Erkenntnisse synergetisch unter wissenschaftlichen Standards zu dokumentieren, zu archivieren und zugänglich zu machen. […]

Gesellschaft fuer Historische Tontraeger (GHT): about us

Posted by in Allgemein on 24. Jul, 2023 | 0 Comments

The Society for (the protection of) Historic Sound Carriers (GHT), founded in November 2002 in Vienna, is a non-profit association, open to members from across the globe. It aims to protect and preserve sound carriers dating from the early recording period (cylinders, shellac discs and vinyl records) to document data and content in line with […]

In Memoriam Ella Lengyel 1924–2023

Posted by in Allgemein on 24. Jul, 2023 | 0 Comments

Die Gesellschaft für Historische Tonträger trauert um Ella Lengyel, die am 15. Juli 2023, kurz nach dem 99. Geburtstag, in Wien gestorben ist.Ella Lengyel war die Stifterin der Sammlung Alfred Seiser und Gründungsmitglied der GHT. Ihre freundliche und vertrauende Anteilnahme an der Arbeit der Gesellschaft für Historische Tonträger war allen Mitarbeiterinnen und Mitarbeitern immer wieder […]

Contributions to the history of the record industry Vol. 12

Posted by in Allgemein, Literatur on 05. Jul, 2023 | 0 Comments

ISBN 978-3-9502906-6-0 Pekka Gronow, Christiane Hofer, James Mitchell, Mathias Böhm (Eds.), Vienna 2022, 114 pages, 25.00 € Authors: Pekka Gronow, Oliver Wurl, Stephan Puille, Frenec János Szabò, Enrico Pigorsch, Morten Hein, Michael Seil, Sunny Mathew Kunnelpurayidom, Richard K. Sopottswood, Hugo Strötbaum, Maria Kapkidi. Please order:

Contributions to the history of the record industry Vol. 11

Posted by in Allgemein, Lindström, Literatur on 12. Jul, 2021 | 0 Comments

ISBN 978-3-9502906-7-7 Du Jun Min, Pekka Gronow, Christiane Hofer, Mathias Böhm (Eds.) , Vienna 2021, englisch (157 pages)/chinesisch (187 pages), 39.00 € Papers from the Shanghai Conference, 29.–30. May 2019, published in honor of the 80th birthday of Rainer E. Lotz Authors: Zhao Bing Xiang, Chai Jun Wei, Zhang Hong Tao, Wu Guang Ye, Pu […]

Contributions to the history of the record industry – Vol. 10

Posted by in Allgemein, Künstler, Lindström, Literatur on 14. Apr, 2021 | 0 Comments

Pekka Gronow – Christiane Hofer (Hg./Eds.) ISBN 978-3-9502906-5-3, Wien 2019 – 25.00 € order per mail at