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Title
The first recorded sounds
Names
Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931 (Speaker)
Sullivan, Arthur, 1842-1900 (Speaker)
Collection

General Audio Collection

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1976 - 1982
Place: Anaheim, Calif.
Publisher: Mark 56 Records
Date Created: 1888 - 1929
Table of Contents
"Early history of the phonograph record with Thomas Alva Edison" (7264) -- "The first recorded sounds" (7277) -- "The first recorded sounds, 1888-1898, volume two" (7271) -- "Play it again Mr. Edison" (7270)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LRX 7264
Shelf locator: *LRX 7277
Shelf locator: *LRX 7270
Shelf locator: *LRX 7271
Topics
Instrumental music
Vocal music
Genres
Spoken word
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Produced by George Garabedian. Prepared exclusively for Outlet Book/Publisher's Central Bureau.
Content: Descriptive notes on Edison and some of the recordings (1 leaf) enclosed.
Content: Content listed on container. Additional no. on container: Murray Hill M60157.
Performers: Rachmaninoff ; Claudia Muzio ; Lucrezia Bori ; John Philip Sousa ; Sir Harry Lauder ; Sophie Tucker and others.
Physical Description
Audio disc
Extent: 4 audio disc (approximately 1 hr., 41 min.) : 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in.
Description
"A collection of classical and popular records made by the inventor of the phonograph, including the earliest records in existence (1888) and the voices of Sir Arthur Sullivan and Thomas Alva Edison himself."
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Italian
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 28038279
Sound recording issue number: M 50720 (832, 723, 824, 825) Mark 56 Records
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15346466
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 74d0a1b0-c35a-0133-b34f-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
This item is protected by copyright and/or related rights. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use. For other uses you need to obtain permission from the rights-holder(s).

Item timeline of events

  • 1847: Creator Born
  • 1888: Created (Approximate)
  • 1931: Creator Died
  • 1976: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "The first recorded sounds" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1888 - 1929. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/78606890-c35a-0133-dc43-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "The first recorded sounds" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 5, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/78606890-c35a-0133-dc43-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1888 - 1929). The first recorded sounds Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/78606890-c35a-0133-dc43-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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The first recorded sounds