Emile Berliner and the Birth of the Recording Industry: Related Resources

Related Resources in American Memory

Inventing Entertainment: The Early Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies.

http://www.loc.gov/collection/edison-company-motion-pictures-and-sound-recordings/about-this-collection/

Gives information on Thomas Edison and his invention of the phonograph which rivaled Berliner's gramophone.

Alexander Graham Bell Family Papers at the Library of Congress.

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/bellhtml/bellhome.html

Gives information on Alexander Graham Bell and his telephone work, for which Berliner made improvements.

More information on some of the music from the late nineteenth-century featured on Berliner recordings:

Historic American Sheet Music, 1850-1920

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/award97/ncdhtml/hasmhome.html

Music for the Nation: American Sheet Music, 1870-1885

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/smhtml/smhome.html

America Singing: Nineteenth-Century Song Sheets

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/amsshtml/amsshome.html

Related Web Sites*

National Library of Canada. The Virtual Gramophone: Canadian Historical Sound Recordings

http://ww2.nlc-bnc.ca/gramophone/src/home.htm

Le Musée des ondes Emile Berliner

http://osiris.teccart.qc.ca/berliner/

Nipperhead

http://www.nipperhead.com/

*NOTE: The Library of Congress does not maintain these Internet sites. Users should direct concerns about these links to their respective site administrators or Web masters.


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