World's Oldest Recording Goes Digital

The century-old soundbite was made on an early Edison prototype

By Liam Carnahan,  Newser Staff

Posted Oct 25, 2012 10:47 AM CDT

(Newser) – It's not exactly a masterpiece, but a 78-second soundbite that's now been captured by computers (and YouTube) is perhaps the oldest known playable recording of a piece of music, and one of the first American voices to ever be replayed, dating all the... More »

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