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On 08/03/2015 20:24, Jan Myren wrote:
> HI!
>
> I am about to transfer old 12" Path records with inner start. It is very
> troublesome accorign to groove skipping. I have tried 3,7T, 2,6T and 2.5TE
> Stanton styli and have also placed a coin on the headshell to make better
> pressure. But when I reach a !"critical" point about half into the record it
> starts to skip grooves.
>
> Hope you can give me any help and techniques I can use for those records?
> May there be a better styli-size for such records?
>
> All the best
> Jan Myren
> NORWAY
>
>
>
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> -----Opprinnelig melding-----
> Fra: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] P vegne av Steven Smolian
> Sendt: 8. mars 2015 04:19
> Til: [log in to unmask]
> Emne: Re: [ARSCLIST] Marconi
>
>   Hello, Michael,
>
> The NBC one is 13 seconds.
>
> "I wish to you, too all who are listening, and to your dear ones, the best
> of luck, happiness and prosperity.  Goodnight to everybody, goodnight." Up
> music- Tchaikowsky's Romeo and Juliette theme.  Revers of the record is a
> tribute to Marconi by Sarnoff, July 20, 1937. Matrix numbers are CS 011541
> (Marconi, etc.); 011539 (Sarnoff. Blue label.
>
> The General Voices from History is single sided, black label, vitrolac, and
> is CS-051314.  This one is copyright 1939 by National Vocarium.
>
> (Intro) Now, through the istrument of his creation, Marconi speaks.
>
> Marconi: "Needless to say, I'm rather satisfied with the thought, in spite
> of the great distance separating us, ..."
>
> Those of you who were present at the Chicago Worl's Fair on October the
> Second, 1943,(Marconi day), etc.  Marconi's reference is off by 10 years.
> About 4 minutes.  It is clearly a dub from another, shorther disc or discs.
> There are pauses, clicks, level changes, etc.  It ends  rather abruptly, "of
> exchnging communication."  It's better sound tan the shortwave on the other
> record.
>
> >From the regularity of the noise, the source is possibly dictation
> cylinders.
>
> National Vocarium was Rober Vincent's baby.  His collection is at Michigan
> State University.
>
> Right now, I'm not inclined to persue this further as I'm satified they are
> two different events recorded.
>
> Steve Smolian
>
> ----Original Message-----
> From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Michael Quinn
> Sent: Saturday, March 07, 2015 7:22 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Marconi
>
> Hi Steve,
> Guglielmo Marconi spoke without much of an Italian accent  - he was half
> Italian his mother being Irish. Marconi himself was supposed to have
> jokingly said that the Irish-American tenor John McCormack spoke better
> Italian than he did. The recording you mention dates to 6th December 1935
> and I think the BBC record library may be the holder of the original source
> material.
> Best Wishes
> Mike Quinn
>
> On Sun, Mar 8, 2015 at 9:45 AM, CJB <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>> And see here ....
>>
>>
>> http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/dept/scwmss/wmss/online/modern/marconi/marc
>> oni.html#marconi.B.13.7
>>
>> CJB
>>
>> On 07/03/2015, CJB <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> Try these guys
>>>
>>>
>> http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/dept/scwmss/wmss/online/modern/marconi/marc
>> oni.html
>>> CJB
>>>
>>> On 07/03/2015, Steven Smolian <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>>> I have two records purporting to contain Marconi's voice.
>>>>
>>>> One is an "On the NBC record in which, after a too long intro,
>>>> there is
>> a
>>>> brief message va shortwave of a gruff-voiced man.
>>>>
>>>> The other, about 3 miunutes plus intro, is on "General Voices from
>>>> History,"
>>>> CS-051314, in which a person with an English accent, no trace of an
>>>> Italian one, recites his accomplishments.
>>>>
>>>> I'm suspicious of the second item.  Anyone have data on these?
>>>>
>>>> Steve Smolian
>>>>