[78-L] Vinyl 78s (was: Schweitzer and Bach 1935)
malcolm at 78data.com.invalid
Fri Nov 28 08:54:03 PST 2014
On 11/28/2014 4:27 AM, Julian Vein wrote:
> Hello all, I have started reading 'Reinventing Bach' by Paul Elie. It
> looks to be very interesting and well-researched, and he starts out by
> recounting the Bach recordings made in December 1935 by Albert
> Schweitzer at the Church of All Hallows in London. He describes the
> recording team standing by with their "wax cylinder" recording equipment
> -- I did not know that cylinders were used so late in mobile recording.
> Assuming he is correct about this, how long was it before cylinders went
> out of use for recording?
> Thanks. Gene gene.baron at gmail.com
> That's as annoying as two recent references--one on TV; one on radio--to
> "vinyl 78s"!
> Julian Vein
Why? Vinyl 78s were common in the 1950s.
Now them vynil 78 is a different matter.
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