September 22, 2023

Friends of the TRNC Emergency Services

“History of Recorded Sound”

Talk by Dr Mike Earles


By Margaret Sheard…..

Friends of the TRNC Emergency Services have arranged a special talk at 7.30pm at The Mountain View Hotel, Karaoğlanoğlu on Wednesday 30th September.  The 112’s 1 friends-of-the-trnc-emergency-services-smlhave sent us some information about the talk which is shown below and as you can see this looks to be a very interesting topic.

The evening will include a delicious buffet supper for the princely sum of 25TL per person.

Places are limited so please call Brenda on 0533 840 7834 or Jenny on 0533 876 1483 to make a reservation.

For all people interested in sound recording of all genres, on Wednesday 30th September Dr. Mike Earles will be giving an Old Gramophoneillustrated talk on the ‘History of Recorded Sound’ from 1888. It will take place at Mountain View Hotel starting at 7.30pm and will include displays of many unique and interesting items including early ‘Gramophone and Typewriter Company’ (pre His Master’s Voice) single sided shellac records, 1930’s picture records, a shellac record of the original BBC Abdication speech, an original HMV commercial record of Churchill’s speeches and many more exciting records together with related catalogues and books such as The Gramophone Jubilee Book 1923-1973.  A fascinating subject especially as vinyl is now making a big comeback on the commercial music scene! Tesco’s are now selling vinyl records and others are following!

Please support this event.  REMEMBER – The equipment you help to buy today could save your life tomorrow!

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