Brown wax home recording of Swanee river with variations, played on banjo by David Milner.



Performers: David Milner.

Release year: between 1890 and 1928.

Notes: Place of recording likely the England. Announcement at beginning: -Banjo solo, Swanee River with variations, played by Mister D. Milner at home.- Brown wax cylinder. Banjo solo. Cylinder was found in London. David Milner was reportedly a British banjo virtuoso and friend of Parke Hunter, and -D. Milner- is credited with several musical arrangements for banjo published in London in 1914.

Language: Sung in English.

Collection: The David Giovannoni Collection of home cylinder recordings Set Number: 201-01, Originally acquired: Don Hill Collection, c.2000.

Personal Name: Milner, David,

Genre: Personal recordings.

Original Item Information: Cylinder 13017—Special Coll., Performing Arts



Source: http://cylinders.library.ucsb.edu/


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