Sound Beat

Series produced by James O'Connor

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A quick trip through the history of recorded sound! Sound Beat is a daily, 90 second module highlighting the collection of the Belfer Audio Archive at Syracuse University.

Each Sound Beat episode focuses on a particular recording from the Archive, and provides a back story detailing its place in recording history.
What kinds of recordings? Popular and classical music performances, film scores those from distinctly American musical forms like jazz, bebop, country, and bluegrass. Old favorites, rare gems, and some we guarantee you’ve never heard before…from vaudeville to vinyl, you'll hear it all on Sound Beat.


4 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Sound Beat episodes for October 2021

Bought by WFHB, WUTC, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], RadioStPete Florida, KRSC and more


  • Added: Sep 29, 2021
  • Length: 31:32
  • Purchases: 9
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Sound Beat episodes for September 2021

Bought by KTRT RADIO INC, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KVSC, WPCA-LP, RadioStPete Florida and more


  • Added: Aug 30, 2021
  • Length: 34:29
  • Purchases: 8
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Sound Beat episodes that are perfect to air (or listen to) around Christmas, and the holidays.

Bought by Lower Cape Communications and KTRT RADIO INC


  • Added: Nov 20, 2019
  • Length: 13:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Sound Beat episodes that are perfect to air (or listen to) around HALLOWEEN.

Bought by Harford Community Radio, KTRT RADIO INC, WPCA-LP, and KMXT


  • Added: Sep 26, 2019
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 4