Links to The Cylinder and 78 rpm Period

Links to The Cylinder and 78 rpm Period

Rene Rondeau "Antique Phonographs"Antique Phonographs have been a passion of Mr. Rondeau since he acquired one as a 12 year-old child in 1961. After many years he still finds these amazing pieces of early technology to be endlessly fascinating.

University of California, Santa Barbara Cylinder Preservation and Digitization Project- A digital collection of over 10,000 cylinder recordings, many can be downloaded or streamed online.

Edison Cylinder Reproducers Descriptions and photographs of all Edison reproducers manufactured from 1890’s through 1929.

Downloadable program for PCs to generate strobe discs Used for speed calibration of nominally 78 rpm records.

78 rpm Record Home Page Comprehensive resource for history, technology, and collecting 78’s.  Extensive links section.

Reproduction of 78 rpm Records Technical notes on proper techniques.

Tim Gracyk's home page Home page of author of articles and books on early recorded music in America and its technology.  Many articles and links.

Wolverine Antique Music Society Thorough 78 rpm site. Site focused on cylinder recordings.


updated 2014-07-10 wfw/jm
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