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Welcome to  Early sound recording methods, wax cylinder records, antique phonographs, and more.

        — Dedicated to the preservation of early recorded sounds —
Early recording sessions      Early Recorded Sounds & Wax Cylinders
Explore early sound recording methods, two-minute wax cylinder records and antique phonographs; see plenty of rare vintage photos; and enjoy listening to early recorded sounds taken directly from the original wax cylinders.
   Cylinder of the Month
Listen to a complete two-minute wax cylinder recording – a "new" cylinder every month.
For July:   From 1898, a beautifully recorded piano solo, on a Bettini cylinder, of a Chopin Nocturne played by Joseph Pizzarello.
Hear a complete wax cylinder recording.    
June:   Mandy and Her Man (Vaudeville sketch) 1906
May:   The Girl I Left Behind Me Medley (Fife & drum) 1903
April:   Casey as Umpire at a Ball Game (Humorous talking) 1898
March:   King Cotton March (Band) 1896
February:   Just One Girl (Baritone) 1899
January:   I'd Love to, But I Won't (Serio-comic song) 1910

See also the archive.
   Thomas Edison Commemorative
   An 1878 Recording
Want a primitive recording?   Try this experimental sound recording from 1878: The world's earliest playable phonograph recording – still audible today after more than 140 years . . .
   Tinfoil Resource Center
Locate answers, resources, buyers and sellers – An antique phonograph and early sound recordings answer desk.
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