There is an old adage from Human resource circles: “If it isn’t written it doesn’t exist”.
This saying points to the importance and need for clear consistent documentation of events.
The Centre supports Documentation, collation, synopsizing and coding of different audio-video formats, printed materials, and intellectual properties for future purposes with giving proper attribution and credit to the work of others.
Areas – Indian Classical Music, Folk music, Western Classical music, World music, musical instruments, folk Events, Concerts, Seminars, Symposiums, Talk Shows.
Process – through Stills, audios, videos, collection data, collection of musical instruments, making documentaries, preservation of endangered art forms, Publish Magazines, Books
Centre follows the norms of International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives (IASA).
Nad Sadhna preserves 16,500 Hours of audio visual data, 650 different musical instruments & their accessories and library comprising of about 550 books on Music. Audio Visual data is being updated through digitization and exchange data programme where as Vadyam Museum of musical instrument is being updated through different research projects on anthropology. A separate yearly budget for books keeps the book library updated.