Recording Music

David Owen Norris charts the history of the classical recording industry through the archives of Gramophone magazine, the oldest music magazine in the world.

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He follows Gramophone's founder Compton Mackenzie as he grapples with the earliest gramophones and takes the magazine to the dawn of the LP.

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This week, he explores the heyday of the LP, the advent of the CD, and the digital future.