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Restored Edison recordings contains Otto von Bismarck’s voice Restored Edison recordings contains Otto von Bismarck’s voice Restored Edison recordings contains Otto von Bismarck’s voice

A collection of wax cylindrical phonographic records from Thomas Edison's laboratory have been restored. The cylinders, from 1889 and 1890, include the only known recording of the voice of the powerful chancellor Otto von Bismarck. Two preserve the voice of Helmuth von Moltke, a venerable German military strategist, reciting lines from

Gold Rush era recordings found on sunken ship

Three records and a gramophone have been found onboard the A.J. Goddard, a 110-year-old sunken ship. Thomas said the three recordings, including Rendezvous Waltz and a rare 1896 minstrel recording of Ma Onliest One, were previously unknown to Gold Rush-era music experts. "These are three new songs that we now know people

Audio recordings of ancient Babylonian poems

I thought this was particularly cool. Researchers at Cambridge University have unlocked the key to pronouncing ancient Babylonian and have recorded readings of poems that haven't been heard in 2,000 years. To listen to the recordings, click here. Researchers studied letter combinations and spelling patterns as well as transcriptions

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