Preserved Recordings

The United Music Foundation has already preserved recordings by the Artists listed below.

These recordings, for the most part unreleased, have been preserved in high resolution (minimum 24bits 96kHz) from the original master tapes or the best copies available.

A

  • Graeme Allwright
  • Mathé Altéry
  • Marcel Amont

B

  • Les Baladins de Paris
  • Count Basie
  • Gilbert Bécaud
  • Sidney Bechet
  • René Benedetti
  • Joseph Benvenutti
  • Daniel Beretta & Noëlle Cordier
  • Keter Betts
  • Boillat Therace
  • Kenny Boles
  • Christian Borel
  • Georges Brassens
  • François-Julien Brun
  • Milt Buckner
  • Eric Burdon and the New Animals

C

  • Maria Callas
  • Jacqueline Cellier
  • Henri Chaix
  • Roland Charmy
  • François Charpin
  • Léo Chauliac
  • Loys Choquart
  • Marcel Ciampi
  • Petula Clark
  • Jean Constantin
  • Noëlle Cordier & Daniel Beretta
  • Nicole Croisille

D

  • Dalida
  • Jeanne-Marie Darré
  • Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis
  • Richard de Bordeaux
  • Mario de Castro & Tuca
  • Orchestre Jean-Michel Defaye
  • Michel Delpech
  • Pierre del Vescovo
  • Lucette Descaves
  • Jack Diéval
  • Céline Dion
  • Franca di Rienzo
  • Lucie Dolène
  • Orchestre Edgar Doneux
  • Jean Doyen
  • Jean-Jacques Dumas
  • Jacques Dumont
  • Bobby Durham

E

  • Roy Eldridge
  • Ensemble romand de musique légère
  • Bill EvansStan Getz

F

  • Jean-Pierre Ferland
  • Jean Ferrat
  • Bernard Flachier
  • Tommy Flanagan
  • Samson François

G

  • Stan Getz & Bill Evans
  • Beniamino Gigli
  • Jean Giraudeau
  • Egberto Gismonti
  • Les Guaranis
  • Eustis Guillemet

H

  • Lionel Hampton
  • Nachum Heiman
  • The Jimi Hendrix Experience
  • Paul Hongne

J

  • Illinois Jacquet

K

  • Oskar Klein

L

  • Marie Laforêt
  • Marie Laforêt & Jacqueline Maillan
  • Jacques Lancelot
  • Yvan Landry Quintet
  • Simone Langlois
  • Lili Laskine
  • Vicky Leandros
  • Michel Legrand (original sountrack)
  • Gérard Lenorman
  • Lazare Lévy
  • Jean Luc

M

  • Jacqueline Maillan & Marie Laforêt
  • La Mano Negra
  • Christian Marin
  • Jean-Claude Massoulier
  • Mireille Mathieu
  • Jean-Paul Mauric
  • Solange Michel
  • Modern Tropical Quintet
  • Ryoko Moriyama
  • Marc Moulin (Placebo)
  • Nana Mouskouri

N

  • The New Syncopaters
  • Roger Nicolas
  • Christos Nikolopoulos
  • Claude Nougaro

O

  • Esther Ofarim
  • Esther & Abi Ofarim
  • Fernand Oubradous (orchestre de chambre)
  • Les Ouro Negro

P

  • Fernando Paggi (chef d'orchestre)
  • Wilma Palmer & Orfeu
  • Quatuor Pascal
  • Iller Pattacini
  • Don Paulin
  • Vlado Perlemuter
  • Oscar Peterson
  • Jean-Claude Petit
  • Nicola Petrovic
  • Pierre Pierlot
  • Placebo (Marc Moulin)
  • Michel Polnareff
  • Franck Pourcel

Q

  • Les Quatre Barbus

R

  • Ensemble Radiosa
  • Colette Renard
  • Michel Roux
  • The Ruby Rats & Lionel Hampton

S

  • Camille Sauvage (orchestra)
  • Omar Sharif
  • Annick Simon
  • Michel Simon
  • Sandie Shaw
  • Bob Snyder

T

  • Franck & Marie-Claude Theuveny
  • Pilar Tomas
  • Charles Trenet
  • Tuca & Mario de Castro

V

  • Robert Valentino
  • Aline van Barentzen
  • Sarah Vaughan
  • Robert Veyron-Lacroix

W

  • Maëva Wallis
  • Bernard Wystraëte


List updated June 30th, 2018

STUDER-A812-WEBSTUDER-WEB
Preservation of master tapes


COLLAGE-WEB
Master tape dried out splice


BANDE DETENDUE-WEB
Warped master tape: no more steady
contact with the playback head


REVELATEUR-WEBMagnetic viewer
Mono "full track" recording

REVELATEUR 2P-WEB
Magnetic viewer
2 track stereo recording




BEFORE

AFTER
Tape recovery
Original master tape from
1955


BANDE-site
Warp and cracks
Chemical degradation of an
original master tape from 1961


CELINE-DION2-WEB
Mold
Master tape from 1981


NOYAUX-WEB
Rust on open reel tape hubs
Tapes preserved after hub replacement


Bande3-web
BEFORE
Bande3-rest-web
AFTER
Rescue in extremis
Original master tape from 1964


BANDE-MOISIE-WEB
Mold
Original master tape from 1979