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Subject: Re: Grammy representation
From: "Martyn Stewart" mijdog2000
Date: Thu Dec 6, 2007 12:35 pm ((PST))
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On Dec 6, 2007, at 12:11 PM, Bernie Krause wrote:

> Fellas & Gals,
> In 1990, while still a member of NARAS (Nat. Academy of Recording
> Arts & Sciences), I submitted a proposal to have natural sounds
> (soundscapes and species-specific recordings) represented as a
> professional level recording arts category. The proposal was also
> submitted in subsequent years, but to no avail. The issue: there
> weren't enough members in NARAS who could adequately judge one
> product submission from another.
> With the Naturerecordists group, however, that may have changed. If
> there is enough interest in having this genre recognized as a
> category, we would need to do a few things in order to make that
> happen. In discussing this w/ Dan Dugan today, here's a possible
> approach if, indeed, there is interest.
> (1) There needs to be a representative membership, possibly from this
> group, willing to join the organization. Cost $100USD/year. Here's
> their web address for additional info:
> ID__124447--/free-co-factsheet.xhtml
> (2) Once established, one or several of us would need to submit yet
> another proposal to the organization to initiate reconsideration. If
> there is a fair number of members to engage at that level, I think
> we'd finally succeed.
> Any interest in this as an issue?
> Bernie Krause
> Wild Sanctuary
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> 707-996-6677
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