Please provide an article about the early history and development of analog recording and the phonograph record.
The attached PDF file below is an article from "AcousticsToday," Fall 2016, Volume 12, Issue 3; a publication of the Acoustical Society of America. The author is the renowned expert in musical acoustics and sound restoration, Mr. George Brock-Nannestad. His superb article spans the years from 1857 to 1960.
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