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Author Welch, Walter L. (Walter Leslie), 1901-1995-

Title From tinfoil to stereo : the acoustic years of the recording industry, 1877-1929 / Walter L. Welch and Leah Brodbeck Stenzel Burt ; [foreword by George L. Frow].

Imprint Gainesville : University Press of Florida, c1994.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    789.91 WEL    Available
Description xii, 212 p., [30] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Note Rev. ed. of: From tin foil to stereo / Oliver Read and Walter Welch. 1976.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-203) and index.
Contents Before the phonograph -- The Edison tinfoil phonograph -- The North American Phonograph Company and the Bell-Tainter graphophone -- The local phonograph companies -- The Edison talking-doll phonograph -- The new graphophone -- The Bettini story -- The concert cylinders -- The celluloid cylinder and molding patents -- The coin-slot phonograph industry -- Advent of the discs -- The international situation -- Discs versus cylinders -- Internal-horn talking machines and the phonograph -- The Edison diamond disc phonograph --
Tone-test reverberations and the vertical-cut bandwagon -- Motion pictures and sound recordings.
Subject Phonograph -- History.
Sound -- Recording and reproducing -- History.
Added Author Burt, Leah Brodbeck Stenzel.
Read, Oliver. From tin foil to stereo.
ISBN 0813013178 : $40.00

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