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In case you were wondering

Sony and Philips decided the length of a CD's playing time based on the length of the slowest version of Beethoven's 9th symphony they could find.

(For bonus points, read the comments to find out what determined the length of a 33 rpm LP!)

{2011.04.12 - 23:57}

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