Thanks, George. Book ordered. It will be used as a sourcebook for generating my own diagram which for all the work I'm putting into it, I'll publish on my website. I also ordered "America on Record" by Andre Millard. Cheers, Richard At 06:11 PM 2009-12-29, you wrote: >From: Patent Tactics, George Brock-Nannestad > >Hello All, Hello Richard, > >thanks for the new year's greetings and let me reciprocate and to All: I >second that. To Stephen Barr special thanks, because he was the first (and >for a long time the only) to distribute such wishes on the ARSCLIST. > >Richard, you wrote: > > > Hello, All! > > > > Happy New Year! > > > > I was helping my older son (the budding musician) with a school > > project and I tried to find a good timeline of audio recording media > > for CONSUMER DELIVERY and I realized that it is more difficult to > > create than it initially appears. > > > > What I really would like to see are date ranges for > > Development (which can involve limited commercialization) > > Major Factor > > Dominant Format > > Decline of Format > > Niche application of Format > > End of Format > > > > Not all formats would have all dates. > > ........................ > >----- I have contributed a chapter to "The Cambridge Companion to Recorded >Music" (Cambridge University Press 2009, (# ISBN-10: 0521684617; ># ISBN-13: 978-0521684613). Just out, Amazon sells it at USD 29.99. My >chapter is called 'The development of recording technologies', and my whole- >page Fig. 1 is precisely such a timeline or rather series of timelines. Alas, >it is in black-and-white, but I am sure that it would gain by some colour. >The information is my selection, the actual layout is my youngest son's >copyright (and he made it scaleable for the publisher), and we have assigned >our rights to Cambridge University Press. Probably "over there" a coloured >photocopy inserted into a school project would be considered fair use, but >who knows these days, so asking the rights holder is probably the safest. > >Kind regards, > > >George Richard L. Hess email: [log in to unmask] Aurora, Ontario, Canada (905) 713 6733 1-877-TAPE-FIX Detailed contact information: http://www.richardhess.com/tape/contact.htm Quality tape transfers -- even from hard-to-play tapes.