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Au Clair de la Lune – Édouard-Léon Scott de Martinville

Author: Colin | Published: 7/8/11

Au Clair de la Lune

Au Clair de la Lune

Au Clair de la Lune

Au Clair de la Lune

Au Clair de la Lune

Au Clair de la Lune

Au Clair de la Lune

Au Clair de la Lune

Au Clair de la Lune

Artist Édouard-Léon Scott de Martinville
Title Au Clair de la Lune
Label Parlortone
Year 1860/2010
Design Package Design: John Hubbard and Rob Millis; label design: Susan Archie
Music Spoken word
Notes A beautifully produced edition:

Dust-to-Digital proudly inaugurates its vinyl imprint Parlortone with the earliest intelligible recording of the human voice: an historic 20-second version of “Au Clair de la Lune” made in 1860, 17 years before Thomas Edison invented the phonograph. This single-sided 45rpm record comes complete with an etched back, a descriptive essay and a reproduction of Édouard-Léon Scott de Martinville’s original phonautogram.

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