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List of phonograph manufacturers

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This is a list of phonograph manufacturers. The phonograph, in its later forms also called a gramophone, record player or turntable, is a device introduced in 1877 for the mechanical recording and reproduction of sound.

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Phonograph manufacturersEdit

 
A Lyric Phonograph Company phonograph
 
An RCA Victor Special Portable Phonograph, circa 1935

By regionEdit

United StatesEdit

In 1890 in the United States, many phonograph companies existed that had state- and region-based names, such as Alabama Phonograph Company, Colorado and Utah Phonograph Company, Kansas Phonograph Company, New England Phonograph Company, etc.[16]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "AnalogueWorks - British Turntables". analogueworks.co.uk. Retrieved 2016-01-25. 
  2. ^ Meyer Brothers Druggist. C.F.G. Meyer. 1917. p. 118. 
  3. ^ Mitchell, J.A. (1918). Life. Life. p. 4. 
  4. ^ Welch, W.L.; Burt, L.B.S. (1994). From Tinfoil to Stereo: The Acoustic Years of the Recording Industry, 1877-1929. University Press of Florida. p. 135. ISBN 978-0-8130-1317-6. 
  5. ^ a b Gaudreault, A. (2009). American Cinema 1890-1909: Themes and Variations. Screen Decades: American Culture/American Cinema. Rutgers University Press. p. 29. ISBN 978-0-8135-4644-5. 
  6. ^ Burgess, R.J. (2014). The History of Music Production. Oxford University Press. p. 13. ISBN 978-0-19-938501-0. 
  7. ^ The Phonoscope. Phonoscope Publishing Company. 1899. p. 21. 
  8. ^ The Absolute Sound. Absolute Sound, Limited. 1995. 
  9. ^ Thomas A. Edison, Inc; Co, National Phonograph (1910). Edison Amberola Monthly. Pennant Litho, Incorporated. p. 14. 
  10. ^ a b Kenney, William Howland (1999). Recorded Music in American Life : The Phonograph and Popular Memory, 1890-1945: The Phonograph and Popular Memory, 1890-1945. Oxford University Press, USA. pp. 24–25. ISBN 978-0-19-802604-4. 
  11. ^ "Sad Day For The Hi Fi Industry!". Hi-Fi News. September 2003. Retrieved 9 March 2015. 
  12. ^ Douglas, A. (1999). Radio Manufacturers of the 1920s, Volume 3. Sonoran Pub. pp. 106–107. ISBN 978-1-886606-04-3. 
  13. ^ Gramophone. General Gramophone Publications Limited. 1978. 
  14. ^ "U-Turn Orbit: An audiophile-quality turntable for $179". 7 December 2013. 
  15. ^ Bonnier Corporation (July 1978). Popular Science. Bonnier Corporation. pp. 50–. ISSN 0161-7370. 
  16. ^ Proceedings of First Annual Convention of Local Phonograph Companies of the United States Held at Chicago, May 28 and 29, 1890. Phonograph Printing Company. 1890. p. 98. 

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