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The Wonder of the age

Author: Richard Bebb
Publisher: Tinton Falls, N.J. : Musical Heritage Society, 1983.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on LP : LP recording : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the story of sound recording from 1877 to 1925 compiled from contemporary writings and illustrated by archive recordings. Includes faithful reproductions of the voices, instruments, and artistry of John Barbirolli, P.T. Barnum, Adrian C. Boult, Enrico Caruso, Thomas Alva Edison, William Ewart Gladstone, the British Symphony Orchestra, Nellie Melba, Florence Nightingale, the Original Dixieland Jazz Band,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Music
History
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Bebb
OCLC Number: 20529083
Notes: Musical Heritage Society: MHS 824836H (on container).
Musical Heritage Society: MHS 4836--MHS 4837.
Performer(s): Narrators, Richard Bebb [and others].
Description: 2 audio discs (117 min.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, stereo ; 12 in.
Responsibility: Mister Edison's new talking phonograph.

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Presents the story of sound recording from 1877 to 1925 compiled from contemporary writings and illustrated by archive recordings. Includes faithful reproductions of the voices, instruments, and artistry of John Barbirolli, P.T. Barnum, Adrian C. Boult, Enrico Caruso, Thomas Alva Edison, William Ewart Gladstone, the British Symphony Orchestra, Nellie Melba, Florence Nightingale, the Original Dixieland Jazz Band, George Bernard Shaw, and Arthur Sullivan.

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