Brown wax home recording of recitations from Shakespeares Hamlet and whistling solo, Old folks at home.



Performers: Performers names not decipherable.

Release year: between 1890 and 1928.

Notes: Announcement at beginning: -Passages from Hamlet by

- Brown wax cylinder. Place of recording likely the United States. Recitations from Shakespeare-s -Hamlet-: -I am thy father-s spirit- Act 1, Scene 5 and -Angels and ministers of grace defend us!- Act 1, Scene 4. Whistling solo -Old Folks at Home,- at end.

Language: Sung in English.

Collection: The David Giovannoni Collection of home cylinder recordings Set Number: 154-01, Originally acquired: Charley Hummel, 2011.

Genre: Personal recordings.

Original Item Information: Cylinder 12938—Special Coll., Performing Arts



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


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