“Crescendo” gramophone

Dublin Core

Title

“Crescendo” gramophone

Creator

Description

By 1894, Emile Berliner manufactured what he called ‘gramophone’, a device to play back recordings on discs. This new product was eagerly adopted in Egypt, too: The earliest advertisements for audio recordings on discs date to 1905, but the gramophone may in fact have reached the country much earlier.

Subject

Music -- Egypt -- 20th Century

Date Created

1930

References

https://doi.org/10.2307/850819

Bibliographic Citation

Source: Racy, Ali Jihad. “Record Industry and Egyptian Traditional Music: 1904-1932.” Ethnomusicology, vol. 20, no. 1, University of Illinois Press, 1976, pp. 23–48, https://doi.org/10.2307/850819.

Provenance

On loan from Mark Muehlhaeusler

Files

gramophone.JPG

Citation

Decca Ltd., ““Crescendo” gramophone,” AUC Libraries, accessed August 14, 2022, https://auclibraries.omeka.net/items/show/32.