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Forgive The Recording Quality, We Just Invented Recording

Forgive The Recording Quality, We Just Invented Recording

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Contestants Eric Bosworth and Annabel Jones appear on Ask Me Another at the Bell House in Brooklyn, New York. Mike Katzif/NPR hide caption

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Contestants Eric Bosworth and Annabel Jones appear on Ask Me Another at the Bell House in Brooklyn, New York.

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Do not adjust your radio as contestants answer questions about some of the earliest audio recordings ever made.

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Correction Sept. 17, 2019

In the original broadcast of this game, we played an early recording created by Edouard-Leon Scott de Martinville of a musical work that we identified as "Clair de lune," a composition by Claude Debussy. It is actually a similarly titled piece, "Au Claire de la Lune (mon Ami Pierrot)."