Art Shifrin can play back a brick that was used in construction
of Edison's recording studio! He is the man!
208 River Ranch Rd.
Boerne, TX 78006
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Tom Fine" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Thursday, May 03, 2007 5:17 AM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Is this audio? or word processing? or ? ? ?
> Art Shifrin in Queens can play these belts. www.shifrin.net
> -- Tom Fine
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> From: "Adrian" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Thursday, May 03, 2007 1:45 AM
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Is this audio? or word processing? or ? ? ?
> Yes Tom, we know the difference between magnetic media and grooved media.
> The point is that they are both "belts" and one belted format followed
> another. Also playing back a grooved format is easier than playing back a
> magnetic format. Also finding the machines is even more difficult. Oh,
> "working" machines is more difficult. It's not impossble, but it's a bitch
> of a job. I'll take cylinders or wires any day.
> Adrian Cosentini
> Audio Preservation Manager
> The New York Philharmonic
> Avery Fisher Hall
> NY New York