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Attic find re-discovers Hybrid Music documents

A recent attic find by Kevin Doyle turned up over 35 documents related to the Hybrid Music System, of which 28 were previously lost.

The discovery of these documents covers flyers, advertisements, installation documents, hardware specifications, commercial and education pricelists and newsletters providing an excellent historical view of all things Hybrid Music!

  • Did you know the "Music 87" was originally marketed as the "Music 7000"?
  • How about the fact that the Hybrid Music System was used to compose pieces for the very popular contemporary TV show, Granada TV's "The Return of Sherlock Holmes" for the episode "The Man with the the Twisted Lip"?
  • What about the Music 2000 being developed for the PC186?

Well, these documents reveal all in a veritable treasure trove of Hybrid Music history!

So many thanks to Kevin for sending me all of his scans so that I can put them on the site for everyone to enjoy!

So please browse around the Hybrid Music System pages to discover these fantastic resources. 

Posted on: 18-Apr-2018@21:03:57, updated on: 18-Apr-2018@21:03:57.


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