Music in Society - Technology Timeline - Recording

  • First Mechanical Recording

    First Mechanical Recording
    Thomas Edison
    He used Tin Foil with holes inprinted to create his Phonograph.
    He recorded himself saying "Mary had a little lamb whose fleece was white as snow, and everywhere that Mary went the lamb would surely go."
  • First Flat Disc

    First Flat Disc
    Emile Berliner created the First Flat Disc for the Gramophone.
    In 1896 the idea was patented.
  • First Jazz Recording

    First Jazz Recording
    The Original Dixie Land Jass Band recorded their song Livery Stable Blues.
  • CD 5 inch disk

    CD 5 inch disk
    Sometimes abbreviated to CD-S
    The first single to be available on this was Brothers in Arms by Dire Straits
  • Sony Mini Disk

    Sony Mini Disk
    It could store 74 minutes and, later, 80 minutes, of digitized audio.
  • 12 inch 33

    12 inch 33
    Standard practise by Jamacian sound systems in 1956
    Colombia bought it.