Maybe we could commit to collectively create an updated bibliography on the
subject, inclusive of the very useful comments on the different editions?
I have many of the mentioned texts, including an Italian translation of
Gaisberg, but I'm always on the lookout for more, so I'd be happy to help
Il giorno mer 7 apr 2021 alle ore 01:57 Paul Stamler <[log in to unmask]>
> On 4/6/2021 4:11 PM, Faranda, Matthew wrote:
> > I'm still brand new to the list so apologies if something like this has
> been asked before. I am currently researching American pop music of the
> acoustic era and I've found that in general histories of recorded sound,
> the acoustic era is often treated as a footnote to everything that came
> after it. For those who focus on that period, could you please recommend
> what your indispensable list of books about recording production and
> history during the acoustic era are? (Meaning not straight discogs or
> catalogs, per se.) I'm looking for info more about the production side
> rather than the recording personalities (although there is of course
> overlap in many cases.) I am a classically trained musician with a
> background in music history (albeit medieval studies) so please don't be
> afraid to suggest more technical works. Thanks so much in advance!
> > P.S. If there is anyone with a copy of "Recording the Twenties" by Allan
> Sutton they'd be willing to part with, I really would like to read it but
> can't seem to get my hands on a copy!
> Hi Matthew:
> Once you've read /Recording the Twentie/s, see if you can find a copy of
> Sutton's /A Phonograph in Every home /and his recent work on Race
> Records. You might also look up Frederick Gaisberg's /The Music Goes
> Round/; he was an A_&R rep for Victor in the early 1900s You should
> probably take what he rites with several grains of salt, but it's still
> invaluable. You might also check out the memoirs of Harry & Raymond Sooy:
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