Bell Telephone Laboratories, Inc. ‎– The Science Of Sound

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A1 How We Hear
Composed By [Bell Waltz], Conductor – Donald VoorheesOrchestra – Bell Telephone Orchestra*
A2 Frequency
A3 Pitch
A4 Intensity
A5 The Doppler Effect
B6 Echo And Reverberation
B7 Delay Distortion
Composed By [Pictures At An Exhibition] – Ravel*, Moussorgsky*Orchestra – Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra Of London*
B8 Fundamentals And Overtones
B9 Quality
B10 Filtered Music And Speech
Composed By [Pictures At An Exhibition] – Ravel*, Moussorgsky*Composed By [Wedding Day At Troldhaugen] – Grieg*Orchestra [Pictures At An Exhibition] – London Philharmonic*Orchestra [Wedding Day At Troldhaugen] – Bamberg Symphony Orchestra*

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On front cover:
Produced and distributed by Bell Telephone Laboratories

On back cover:
The Science Of Sound was produced by Bell Telephone Laboratories as an aid in understanding how sound is put to work for the benefit and pleasure of man. It instructs, and demonstrates the acoustic phenomena.

A1: The opening music played by the Bell Telephone Orchestra is the Bell Waltz, composed by the conductor Donald Vorhees.
A5: The sounds of racing cars were recorded by Folkways Records and Service Corp. at the International Sports Car Grand Prix, Watkins Glen, N.Y.
B7: The music is from Pictures at an Exhibition [Moussorgsky-Ravel] and is played by the Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra of London
B10: Pictures at an Exhibition [Moussorgsky-Ravel] is played by the London Philharmonic. Wedding Day at Troldhaugen, [Grieg] is played by the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra

Acknowledgements for the cooperation of the following organizations who helped make the production of this recording:
- American Federation Of Musicians
- Westminister Recording Co.
- Phonotapes, Inc.
- Boosey and Hawkes, Music Publisher
- Carl Fisher, Inc.
- Folkways Record and Service Corp.

© 1958 Bell Telephone Laboratories, Incorporated
Printed in U.S.A.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): J90P8480
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): J90P8481
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A etched, A1 and R stamped): J90P8480-58BTL-5-1 A1 R DC
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B etched, A1 and R stamped): J90P8481-58BTL-6-1 A1 DC R