From 1903 to1910, as gramophone records were beginning to be released, over a third of them were "tango" music.
In the decade following the bandoneon's association with tango, recordings by artists who included the bandoneon in their tango music made up almost half of all the releases by the gramophone companies.
Berliner then might not have been stimulated in 1888 to invent the gramophone.
All vinyl records whether Historic Masters or not, cannot be played on an old gramophone using thorn, fiber or steel needles.
In 1931 the school had its first gramophone bought by the proceeds of a concert.