Interview with Alan Lorber, March 5, 1999

Project: Chasing Sound Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

In this interview, Susan Schmidt Horning talks with arranger, composer, and music producer Alan Lorber. It begins with a brief overview of Lorber's career and then moves to discuss his work at Bell Sound Studios, including his collaborations with audio engineer Phil Spector. He then moves on to talk about high fidelity recording.

Lorber then talks about arranging for singer Neil Sedaka and the changes brought about by multi-track recording, including the rise of self-contained bands. Finally, Lorber discusses his work in Nashville (Tenn.).

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2016oh220_chase050

Interviewee Name

Alan Lorber

Interviewer Name

Susan Schmidt Horning

Interview Date

1999-03-05

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Lorber, Alan Interview by Susan Schmidt Horning. 05 Mar. 1999. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Lorber, A. (1999, March 05). Interview by S. S. Horning. Chasing Sound Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Lorber, Alan, interview by Susan Schmidt Horning. March 05, 1999, Chasing Sound Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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