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

2017 Grammy Nominee for Best Album Notes

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 and a link to stream or download the audio

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

Edouard-Léon Scott de Martinville, Inventor of Sound Recording: A Bicentennial Tribute has received a Grammy nomination in the category of Best Album Notes. Congratulations to our colleague David Giovannoni, who so beautifully told the story of the first person to record the human voice. To celebrate, A Bicentennial Tribute will be on sale for $3.00 off through December 31.

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

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 and his role as the father of sound recording. Included is a 33-1/3 flexi disc with phonautograms not only by Scott, but also by famous inventors who were inspired by him and his invention: Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison and Emile Berliner. A link to stream or download the audio is included as well.

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