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Re: arsclist First 78 rpm album
I have an HMV set in a printed album which I think was issued in around
1910/11 - I can't access my catalogue just now but if it';s of interest to
the list I'll find details
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Sent: Saturday, December 07, 2002 1:00 AM
Subject: arsclist First 78 rpm album
> Frank Forman here:
> So when was the first album made? In my Acoustic Chamber Music Sets
> discograhy, I tracked sequences of records, which I called a 'set', as far
> back as 1899, but when the first album was made I'm not clear about. I'd
> consider a set to be an album only if there was printing on the album side
> or cover indicating its contents. Just walking off with two or more discs
> in a binder from a dealer's stock won't do. But I'm also curious as to
> when dealers started selling binders.
> From: arsclist 78rpm transfer to cd
> On 2002-12-06, Don Cox opined [message unchanged below]:
> > On 06/12/02, Steve Smolian wrote:
> > > The noun, "album" means different things to different generations. To
> > > mine (older) it indicates a binder with a number of records in it.
> > Or a book of blank (album = white) pages to stick photos etc into.
> > > To later folks, it's an LP. From your timings, I'm assuming this
> > > latter.
> > He did say 78s.
> > Many or most classical music 78 albums have already been transferred to
> > CD. Others, maybe not.
> > Regards
> > --
> > Don Cox
> > doncox@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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