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Gramophone 100 years old

Title
Gramophone 100 years old
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
25 Sep 1987
Year of production
1987
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Duration
00:03:15
Description
Report on the 100th anniversary of Emile Berliner receiving a patent for inventing the gramophone using flat discs, which were a lot cheaper than Edison’s cylinders. Speaks to Peter Copeland, Conservation Manager at the National Sound Archive in London. Includes playing of an early disc. Female reporter not identified
Further information
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emile_Berliner
Contributors
Peter Copeland
Keywords
Disc recordings; Sound recordings; Anniversaries; Emile Berliner; Patents; Centenaries

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