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Second-oldest tinfoil recording to be heard tonight at Proctors

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This evening at the GE Theatre at Proctors, miSci (Schenectady Museum) will reveal the recording from its 1878 Edison Tinfoil – the second-oldest documented Thomas Edison tinfoil recording, the oldest playable American voice and the first ever recording of a musical performance. The audio's unveiling will begin at 6:30 p.m. It is free and open to the public. Attendees will learn the background of the object (it was recorded in St. Louis), how it fits ...

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