In two three-hour terms, on Monday and Wednesday, January 18 and 20, 2021, doc. dr. Drago Kunej held a workshop on the technical characteristics of 78 rpm music records. He is currently the head of the sound archive of the Institute of Ethnomusicology at the Scientific Research Center of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts in Ljubljana. He greatly contributed to the scientific field of old records through a three-year project “Sound material of gramophone records as a source of ethnomusicological and folkloristic research“, officially completed in April 2012. In the first part of the interactive workshop, held via online Zoom platform, he presented the development of various recording techniques, from the invention of phonographs to the invention of vinyl records. The second part was reserved for a detailed analysis of the complex information obtained from the label area of  78 rpm music records produced by the leading record companies.

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