Percy Grainger ethnographic wax cylinders

The brisk young sailor / There is an alehouse

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  • Is part of (Collection)

    Percy Grainger Collection

  • Recording locations

    Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, England, UK

  • Performers

    Packer, Mrs. (singer, female)

  • Recordist

    Grainger, Percy

  • Abstract

    Audio digitised from a collection of lacquer discs created by the Library of Congress in 1940 from Grainger's original wax cylinder recordings.

  • Description

    Library of Congress disc number: 75B; Grainger's cylinder number: 204; Grainger's melody number: 366 and 367; Roud index number: 60; Performance note: quiet voice; Recording note: loud surface noise.

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