Alexandria Digital Research Library

Medley of plantation songs


Columbia Quartette
Variant Title:
Down in the cornfield, In the evening by the moonlight, Carry me back to old Virginia, and My old cabin home
Place of Publication:
New York
Columbia Phonograph Co.
Issued Date:
Vocal quartets, Popular music, and 1901-1910
Popular music -- 1901-1910 and Vocal quartets

Introducing "In the evening by the moonlight," "Down in the cornfield," "Carry me back to old Virginia," and "My old cabin home."

Year of release from "Two-minute brown wax and XP cylinder records of the Columbia Phonograph Company" by Kenneth M. Lorenz (1981).

Todd collection.

Columbia Phonograph Co.: 32241.

Columbia Quartette.

Made by the gold moulded process.


Male voices.

Physical Description:
1 cylinder (ca. 2 min.) : 160 rpm ; 2 1/4 x 4 in.
Audio musical
Cylinder Audio Archive
Library Location:
Department of Special Research Collections
Issue Number:
32241 : Columbia Phonograph Co.
Catalog System Number:
Copyright Holder:
University of California (System). Regents

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