Edouard-Léon Scott de Martinville, Inventor of Sound Recording: A Bicentennial Tribute

A 48-page extensively illustrated softcover that tells the story of Edouard-Léon Scott de Martinville, the man who invented sound recording 20 years before Thomas Edison

Includes a 7-inch 33 1/3 rpm flexi disc with phonautograms recorded between 1857 and 1889

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1909: "Talk of Your Scand'lous Times"

28 remastered tracks plus a 24-page full-color booklet with notes on the selections, an interpretive essay, and historic images that bring the year to life

Includes popular hits "I Love, I Love, I Love My Wife, But Oh You Kid," "Shine On, Harvest Moon," and "I Wonder Who’s Kissing Her Now"

The 18th volume in our Phonographic Yearbook series

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Edouard-Léon Scott de Martinville, Inventor of Sound Recording: A Bicentennial Tribute Available for Preorder

Edouard-Léon Scott de Martinville invented sound recording twenty years before Thomas Edison re-invented it. But his phonautograph is only one of his many accomplishments. Our upcoming release, Edouard-Léon Scott de Martinville, Inventor of Sound Recording: A Bicentennial Tribute, tells his story in depth. This extensively illustrated 48-page softcover book presents new research on Scott ...

1909: “Talk of Your Scand’lous Times” Now Available

The next volume in our Phonographic Yearbook Series, 1909: “Talk of Your Scand’lous Times,” is now available and shipping immediately. You can hear samples,  see the full tracklist, and order at 1909‘s catalogue page.

TODAY IN ACOUSTIC HISTORY

  • 1897  — Felix Jardella recorded Narcissus  

  • 1925  — J. Aldrich Libbey  died  
  • 1961  — Frederick Bowers  died in Los Angeles, California  

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28 for 1909

  You fans of our Phonographic Yearbook series have waited a long time for the newest one, so we have a little gift for you. We had a lot of great material from which to choose our playlist for “19...read full post →
posted: February 3, 2017

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