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miSci (The Museum of Innovation and Science) in Schenectady will tonight reveal the recording from their 1878 Edison Tinfoil – the second oldest documented Edison tinfoil recording, the oldest playable American voice and the first ever recording of a musical performance.

Attendees at the GE Theatre in Schenectady tonight at 6:30 will learn the background of the object, how it fits into miSci’s collections, what its significance is in the timeline of larger technological innovations and the latest breaking news – the owner of the voice is revealed!