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published by the ThinkQuest
This page gives a brief history of the recording of sound, from early acoustic experimentation in the Thomas Edison lab through magnetic tape, stereophonics, and finally compact disc technology. The timeline ends in the 1990's.

This is part of a larger collection on the physics of sound for high school and middle school classrooms.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Oscillations & Waves
- Acoustics
- Sound Reproduction
- High School
- Middle School
- Elementary School
- Instructional Material
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- Reference Material
Appropriate Courses Categories Ratings
- Physical Science
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
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© 1998 Oracle ThinkQuest
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Keywords:
Thinkquest, recording technology, sound, wave
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January 1, 1998
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AIP Format
(ThinkQuest, Redwood Shores, 1998), WWW Document, (http://library.thinkquest.org/19537/Timeline.html).
AJP/PRST-PER
The Soundry: A Brief History of the Recording of Sound (ThinkQuest, Redwood Shores, 1998), <http://library.thinkquest.org/19537/Timeline.html>.
APA Format
The Soundry: A Brief History of the Recording of Sound. (1998, January 1). Retrieved August 2, 2014, from ThinkQuest: http://library.thinkquest.org/19537/Timeline.html
Chicago Format
ThinkQuest. The Soundry: A Brief History of the Recording of Sound. Redwood Shores: ThinkQuest, January 1, 1998. http://library.thinkquest.org/19537/Timeline.html (accessed 2 August 2014).
MLA Format
The Soundry: A Brief History of the Recording of Sound. Redwood Shores: ThinkQuest, 1998. 1 Jan. 1998. 2 Aug. 2014 <http://library.thinkquest.org/19537/Timeline.html>.
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