Old Gramophones and Other Talking Machines

Old Gramophones and Other Talking Machines

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Description

This book traces the history and evolution of the gramophone, the intricacies of recording sound on discs or cylinders and the complex early development of the record industry. It is a perfect guide for music enthusiasts.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 149.4 x 209.8 x 3.6mm | 89.58g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • SHIRE PUBLICATIONS LTD
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0747801045
  • 9780747801047
  • 1,248,225

About Benet Bergonzi

Ben Bergonzi was for many years curator of artifacts at the British Library National Sound Archive, whose collections include several hundred phonographs, gramophones, tape recorders, radiograms and related documentation.show more

Table of contents

The Phonograph The Gramophone Cylinder Versus Disc Unusual Talking Machines The Last Acoustics Old Talking Machines Today Further Reading Places to Visitshow more