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[Brown wax home recording of The flyer, galop, by the Athens Cornet Band].


Athens Cornet Band
Place of Publication:
[United States],
Issued Date:
Personal recordings

Brown wax cylinder.

The David Giovannoni Collection of home cylinder recordings (Athens, Illinois Collection, Set Number: 106-04, Originally acquired: Union Phonograph Show, 2007).

Announcement at beginning: "Played by the Athens Cornet Band."

Inscription on slip: "Gallop the Flyer / Athens Cornet Band."

Athens Cornet Band.


Cornet band. A selection called "Galop, The Flyer" is credited in one late 1890s band program to "McQuaide," presumably George McQuaide, pseudonym of the prolific band music composer George Daniel Barnard.

Physical Description:
1 cylinder (ca. 2 min.) : 134.6 rpm ; 2 1/4 x 4 in.
Audio musical
Cylinder Audio Archive
Library Location:
Department of Special Research Collections
Catalog System Number:
Copyright Holder:
University of California (System). Regents

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