Brown wax home recording of Swanee River, played on violin by Henry Van Hoevenberg, recorded over commercial recording of band music.



Performers: Henry Van Hoevenberg.

Release year: between 1898 and 1918.

Alternate Title: Swanee river

Notes: Announcement at beginning: -Swanee River, played by Henry Van Hoevenberg.- Brown wax cylinder. Place of recording likely the United States. Violin solo played over much slower palimpsest commercial recording of band music, announced -Columbia Phonograph Company of New York and Paris.- Henry Van Hoevenberg, Sr. -Mr. Van,- 1849-1918 was a well-known Adirondack pioneer and telegraphic inventor; his obituary Lake Placid News, March 1, 1918, p. 5 states that he used to entertain his guests -at Vanguard with the phonograph to which his ingenuity had added numerous refinements.-

Language: Sung in English.

Collection: The David Giovannoni Collection of home cylinder recordings Set Number: 238-01.

Personal Name: Hoevenberg, Henry Van,

Genre: Personal recordings.

Original Item Information: Cylinder 13060—Special Coll., Performing Arts



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


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