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Peer Review: A87950901 - Mary Had a Little [Expletive Deleted]: Historical Moment in Sound Recording

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Dmitri Gheorgheni - Not Banned in China

Entry: Mary Had a Little [Expletive Deleted]: Historical Moment in Sound Recording - A87950901
Author: Dmitri Gheorgheni - Not Banned in China - U1590784

Just a little something I ran across this week. I thought it was too good to keep to myself.

smiley - dragon


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Tavaron da Quirm - Arts Editor

That's very interesting!

And now I have to wonder how they tried to record sound on paper. Did they crumple it in a scientific way?


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Dmitri Gheorgheni - Not Banned in China

No, they coated it with soot. They couldn't play it back (though we can, now) but they could look at the pattern it made.

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=89380697


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Tavaron da Quirm - Arts Editor

smiley - wow That's fascinating, thanks for the link!

Maybe you should remind the readers that they couldn't play it back at that time yet? Especially those squibbles on paper etc? I also found it very interesting that Scott didn't even *want* to play it back.

Also you might like to add a link to 'glass'. We have a few different Entries on that.


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Dmitri Gheorgheni - Not Banned in China

Good ideas, both of them! Thank you. smiley - smiley


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SashaQ - happysad and 'slightly mad'

Congratulations! smiley - bubblysmiley - biggrin


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Tavaron da Quirm - Arts Editor

Congratulations! smiley - bubbly


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