Interview with Howard Scott, May 1, 1998

Project: Chasing Sound Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

This is an interview with producer and Columbia Records audio engineer Howard Scott. The interview begins with Scott discussing Gramophone Magazine. It then moves to a discussion about the role of music producers and the microphones he utilizes in his recording.
Scott then discusses the effects recording has on musical performance, using the example of legendary pianist Glenn Gould. He then discusses his job as a music producer and talks about working with musicians. The two discuss books on Glenn Gould and the differences and similarities between recording rock music and classical music. The interview ends with Scott discussing his plans to lecture on audio engineering.

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2016oh193_chase025

Interviewee Name

Howard Scott

Interviewer Name

Susan Schmidt Horning

Interview Date

1998-05-01

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Scott, Howard Interview by Susan Schmidt Horning. 01 May. 1998. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Scott, H. (1998, May 01). Interview by S. S. Horning. Chasing Sound Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Scott, Howard, interview by Susan Schmidt Horning. May 01, 1998, Chasing Sound Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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