Andrea Zarza, desde EEUU, nos hace llegar este magnífico post tan acorde con esta época del año y publicado en el blog Sound and vision de la British Library. Hace 100 años de esta historia, pero parece que seguimos igual:
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It’s December 1913. You step into a shop to buy something for Christmas, something that everyone will enjoy. You’d like to fill your home with the wonder of recorded music.
(…) Edison believes sound quality rather than artist’s fame should be the key to selling records, so they don’t feature heavily on the packaging. There is a mere mention on the lid and a category – ‘Christmas song’ or ‘Bell solo’ – however, on the record slip inside the carton, there is much written about composers and an “if you liked this then you’ll like that” recommendation.
A Christmas Ghost Story