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[Brown wax home recording of women talking, singing, and laughing].


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

Brown wax cylinder.

The David Giovannoni Collection of home cylinder recordings (Frank O. Moon Collection, Set Number: 140-08, Originally acquired: Frank O. Moon Collection (via Bill Kocher), 2011).

Performer not given.


Women talk, laugh and sing over partially shaved recording of piano music. Two transfers to attempt optimal tracking.

Physical Description:
1 cylinder (ca. 2 min.) : 156.0 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

MP3 files of the restored cylinders available for download are copyrighted by the Regents of the University of California. They are licensed for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial License. Acknowledgments for reuse of the transfers should read "University of California, Santa Barbara Library." The original wav files (either unedited or restored) can be provided upon request for commercial or non-commercial use such as CD reissues, film/tv synchronization, use on websites or in exhibits. The University of California makes no claims or warranties as to the copyright status of the original recordings and charges a use fee for the use of the transfers. Please contact the University of California, Santa Barbara Library Department of Special Research Collections for information on licensing cylinder transfers.