Interview with Vladimir Maleckar, September 30, 1997

Project: Chasing Sound Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

This is a second interview with recording engineer and music director Vlad Maleckar. The interview begins with Maleckar talking about his work in film and television. It then moves on to a discussion of how he got into the recording business. Maleckar talks about his wife, Nicollette, and then discusses the technology available at Audio Recording Studios. Maleckar talks at length about his connection to Chess Records, as well as his partners in his recording business. He also talks about job titles in recording studios.
Maleckar then talks about recording the Cleveland Orchestra and gives his views on rock music. He then talks about his business, Audio Recording Studios, and elaborates on why Cleveland (Ohio) was not a major recording city. The interview ends with a discussion on the major and minor record labels with whom Maleckar worked.

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2016oh191_chase023

Interviewee Name

Vladimir Maleckar

Interviewer Name

Susan Schmidt Horning

Interview Date

1997-09-30

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Maleckar, Vladimir Interview by Susan Schmidt Horning. 30 Sep. 1997. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Maleckar, V. (1997, September 30). Interview by S. S. Horning. Chasing Sound Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Maleckar, Vladimir, interview by Susan Schmidt Horning. September 30, 1997, Chasing Sound Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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