Very early recorded sounds…

Very early recorded sounds…

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The National Park Service has a collection of early recordings (1888) recorded on phonographs and paraffine cylinders, in MP3 format… [via] – Link.

Edison National Historic Site, 48,000 disc and cylinder recording collection – Link.

8 thoughts on “Very early recorded sounds…

  1. mister.joshua says:

    Can those wax cylinders be used as candles?

  2. Oracle1729 says:

    No. There’s no wick :P

  3. vanoakenfold says:

    There is a (possily two) “They Might Be Giants” album track(s) recorded on a wax cylinder at the Edison museum.

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