Berliner Lautarchiv British & Commonwealth recordings

Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire

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    Berliner Lautarchiv British & Commonwealth Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Merseburg, Germany

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    Berliner Phonographische Kommission

  • Recordist

    Doegen, Wilhelm (male, recordist), Brandl, Alois (male, Professor of English)

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    Emslie, James, b.1896 (male, soldier)

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    Speaker's note: Aged 20 from Aberdeen, Scotland. Born 23 July 1896 in Aberdeen. Went to public school at Kincardine Onsie. Mother from Huntly. Considers Scots as his mothertongue and English as an additional language. Can read and write in both English and Scottish. Religion: Presbyterian Occupation: soldier. Item note: James reads the Parable of the Prodigal Son (taken from Luke chapter XV, verse 11-32). This recording does not contain the whole text.

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