Reactions to the Record II - 2009
Reactions to the Record: Early Recordings, Musical Style, and the Future of Performance was held on January 14-17, 2009. 2009's symposium pursued similar themes as the first symposium and was funded by a generous grant from the Stanford Insitute for Creativity and the Arts.
Reactions to the Record - 2007
Reactions to the Record: Perspectives on Historic Performance was held April 19-21, 2007. Hosted by the Stanford Department of Music, the symposim explored the vivid styles of performance heard on the earliest acoustic recordings and player piano rolls, styles that began to vanish with the First World War and were considered almost scandalous after the Second.