Xlg Sounds
Check out these handmade “soundtracks” from 1936 – I’d like to know if there are any still around and what they sound like… “”Sketches” Sound; Files It For “Talkies” – SYNTHETIC musical notes that can be filed away in a card index have been developed by a group of Soviet musicians and scientists. The hand-sketched notes, resembling combs, are used to produce musical accompaniment for motion picture films. N. Voinov of Moscow sketched and cut out cardboard combs of the 80 semi-tones of the piano. By selecting the proper combs and photographing one after another in correct order on the sound track of a movie film, Voinov was able to produce any favorite piano melody.”Link.