Video Info
TitleHow record collectors find lost music and preserve our cultural heritage
DescriptionFor generations, record collectors have played a vital role in the preservation of musical and cultural heritage by "digging" for obscure music created by overlooked artists. Alexis Charpentier shares his love of records -- and stories of how collectors have given forgotten music a second chance at being heard. Learn more about the culture of record digging (and, maybe, pick up a new hobby) with this fun, refreshing talk.
SpeakerAlexis Charpentier
Word Level1.69
Grade Level7.80
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