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4 edition of talking machine found in the catalog.

talking machine

James N. Weber

talking machine

the advertising history of the Berliner gramophone and Victor talking machine

by James N. Weber

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Adio, Inc. in Midland, Ont .
Written in English

  • Berliner (Record company),
  • Victor Talking Machine Company,
  • Advertising -- Phonographs -- History.,
  • Phonograph -- History.,
  • Advertising -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [148-149]).

    Statementby James N. Weber ; edited by Eric Skelton.
    ContributionsSkelton, Eric.
    LC ClassificationsHF6161.P33 W43 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 147, [2] p. :
    Number of Pages147
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3544772M
    ISBN 100968215106
    LC Control Number2001537710

    About this Item: Victor Talking Machine Co. Hardcover. Condition: Fair. A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.

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Half the book is a talking machine reference (pictures, short descriptions) but mostly very early products (cylinder disks versus records). Price summary of values is broad, but needs to be in a book/5(44). This book is the size of a coffee table book, but you can actually read it and learn something.

It is difficult to find a good history of the phonograph, especially the business history of how it developed. This book fills the bill. It also features a large number of clear photographs so you will know what the author is talking about.5/5(5).

Reiss' book focuses solely on vintage phonograph maintenance and restoration - none of the later electric models are mentioned, only the earlier, strictly acoustic machines are featured.

Makes and models of all sorts are covered, and instructions are provided (with visual aids - hooray) for mechanical work spanning from the most basic fix-up to complete full review.

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The edition of the Victrola Book of the Opera describes more than operas, and is reproduced here as an interactive digital facsimile. It includes plot synopses and lists of recordings the Victor Talking Machine Company offered in Victor Data Book By Robert Baumbach This companion to “Look for the Dog” and is a great addition to any phonograph library.

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(For more information about the digital player, see the NLS page Digital Audiobook Players.) The machine is powered by a rechargeable battery. Shellac record player. The first talking books were sent out alongside machines like this one on November 7, Popular music wouldn’t find its way onto records for more than a decade, but early talking books including Agatha Christie’s ‘The Murder of.

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The Victor Talking Machine Company was an American record company and phonograph manufacturer headquartered in Camden, New Jersey. The company was founded by engineer Eldridge R.

Johnson, who had previously made gramophones to play Emile Berliner's disc records. After a series of legal wranglings between Berliner, Johnson and their former business partners, the two joined to form the Founder: Eldridge R.

Johnson. In the s, Benjamin Aldridge, a long-time Victor and RCA employee, wrote a history of the Victor Talking Machine Company.

This book was published in very limited numbers and distribution was limited to RCA employees. In the s I was able to copy an original copy in the the RCA archives in Indianapolis. Read B.L. Aldridge's book here. The Incredible Talking Machine.

By Randall Stross. In the end, they named it the phonograph. But it might have been called the omphlegraph, meaning "voice writer." Or the antiphone (back talker).

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This revised and expanded second edition of The Talking Machine contains over color photographs showing an incredible variety models, and including over 30 never before published photos. With phonograph illustrations, company history and company facts, you won't find a more informative book on the Victor Talking Machine Company.

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My libraryMissing: talking machine. BERLINER GRAMOPHONE BOOK. A must for every collector of early phonographs. Written by Mark Caruana-Dingli. 71 pages, richly illustrated, with extensive information on history, models, accessories, Rating: % positive.

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I currently have three; The Talking Machine Compendium, (Revised, Expanded Second Edition), Discovering Antique Phonographs and A World of Antique. Talking Machine West brings together for the first time the variety of cowboy, cowgirl, and Indian music recorded and sold for mass consumption between and In the book’s introductory chapters, Michael A.

Amundson explains how this music reflected the nostalgic passing of the Indian and the frontier while incorporating modern. "Talking machine" was the comprehensive generic term, but from about on, the general public was increasingly applying the word "phonograph" indiscriminately to both cylinder and disc machines and to the records they played.

For years "The Compleat Talking Machine" has served as the definitive reference for the repair and restoration of antique phonographs; a must for any collector's library.

The newly revised and updated 5th Edition contains the same careful analysis of the construction of spring motors, turntables, reproducers, cabinets and their associated parts. All the playback equipment and accessories have been designed for easy operation by disabled readers. All playback equipment is loaned to you free of charge for as long as you are actively borrowing books.

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For over 25 years, the Compleat Talking Machine has served as the definitive repair and restoration manual for antique phonographs. The updated 5th edition delivers practical step-by-step solutions to repair problems, plus includes an identification section with pictures and descriptions of over early machines, and a comprehensive guide to current market values/5(17).

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Page 5. Page 2. Contents. Mechanics. 1: Repairing the 5/5(1).Guatemalan frogs are apparently a quarrelsome lot. At any rate, it takes several pages of family bickering (about spitting and noisemaking and new-fangled things) and reminiscing (of the Reed Grass fair and the nanny frog who died singing) before little Ranita has a chance to reveal the talking machine she bought at the market — not a tape recorder at all, but a splendid parrot.For over 25 years, the Compleat Talking Machine has served as the definitive repair and restoration manual for antique phonographs.

The updated 5th edition delivers practical step-by-step solutions to repair problems, plus includes an identification section with pictures and descriptions of over