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Recording music and sound
Recording music and sound

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2 Early revolutions in sound recording

The kind of processes described in Section 1 are essentially those developed by the recording companies over the first century or so of sound recording. These processes were, in turn, shaped according to the technologies that were used. The first part of this course traces the history of recording technology to around the end of the last century.