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in The Oxford Companion to Music

Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199579037

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Radio emerged as a serious means of dissemination, of both speech and music, immediately after World War I. This period was the heyday of radio hobbyists: former soldiers' interest in wireless had been aroused in the forces, and ample supplies of ex-government equipment and amateur crystal receivers were cheaply available. By early ...

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