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This collection features audio collections reflecting music, art and culture. Collections include the unique contemporary compositions and performances found in the Other Minds collection, the hundreds of popular songs from the early 20th Century found in the 78 RPM collection and oral history projects.

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3,642
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356
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3,570
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4,431
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4,244
2010
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78rpm
29,507
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78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
collection
99,257
ITEMS
40.1M
VIEWS
collection
eye 40.1M
The Great 78 Project ! Listen to this collection of 78rpm records and cylinder recordings released in the early 20th century. These recordings were contributed to the Archive by users through the Open Source Audio collection. Also the Internet Archive has digitized many . Artists available here include Ada Jones, Caruso, Eddie Cantor, Edison Concert Band, Harry MacDonough, Len Spencer, Paul Whiteman, and many others. The Almost Complete 78 RPM Recording Dating Guide by Steven C Barr has good...
78rpm Records Digitized by George Blood, L.P.
collection
75,189
ITEMS
8.4M
VIEWS
collection
eye 8.4M
Newest uploads! Auto-78-twitter .  Through the Great 78 Project the Internet Archive has begun to digitize 78rpm discs for preservation, research, and discovery with the help of George Blood, L.P. . 78s were mostly made from shellac, i.e., beetle resin, and were the brittle predecessors to the LP (microgroove) era.   @great78project for uploads as they happen. Turntable used for 78rpm digitization of four simultaneous recordings with different needles. The...
Topics: 78rpm, digitization
Source: 78
Archive of Contemporary Music
collection
141,914
ITEMS
6.7M
VIEWS
collection
eye 6.7M
For more information, visit The ARChive of Contemporary Music (ARC) website .  www.arcmusic.org   If you reference any of our posted books for research projects or publications, please credit the ARC and the Internet Archive.  If you have music books to donate, please contact ARC.
Team Dirty South
collection
4,128
ITEMS
6.2M
VIEWS
collection
eye 6.2M
Team Dirty South Recordings Shows on this Day in TDS History function tapeoftheday(v2) { var currentTime = new Date(); var month = currentTime.getMonth()+1; var day = currentTime.getDate(); if ( month < 10) month = "0"+month; if ( day < 10) day = "0"+day; var url = '/search.php?query=collection:teamdirtysouth AND title:"-'+month+'-'+day+'"&sort=-date'; if (v2) url = '/details/teamdirtysouth?and[]=title:"-'+month+'-'+day+'"'; window.location=url;...
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78rpm shellac discs donated from the Batavia Public Library Thorpe Collection to the Archive of Contemporary Music and digitized by George Blood, LP for the Internet Archive. Turntable used for 78rpm digitization of four simultaneous recordings with different needles. http://ama-lingua.com/details/BTB-10202016 contains details of the physical materials.
Topics: 78rpm, thorpe, ARC, Archive of Contemporary Music
Source: 78
Daniel McNeil Collection
collection
16,642
ITEMS
1.8M
VIEWS
collection
eye 1.8M
78rpm shellac discs donated from Daniel McNeil to the Archive of Contemporary Music and digitized by George Blood, LP for the Internet Archive. The collection of 22,359 ten and twelve inch seventy-eights is one of the first that ARC worked with from beginning to end, and what a pleasure. Rare for us the discs were all carefully arranged on shelves by label, and then by manufacturer number. Even better, the weeks we spent packing up meant cake and coffee everyday at 4. Here’s Mr. McNeil’s...
Source: 78
Other Minds Audio Archive
collection
1,324
ITEMS
1.4M
VIEWS
by Other Minds Archive
collection
eye 1.4M
The Other Minds Archive features recordings of OM's past music festivals and concert productions, selected recordings of new music sent to us by composers from around the world, and selections from thousands of hours of audiotape recordings from the KPFA Radio Music Department collection, transferred to Other Minds in 2000. The KFPA tapes contain live conversations, interviews, and performances with many of the innovative musicians who created 20th Century new music. KPFA-FM is a part of the...
Topic: Other Minds Archive audio
Bull of Heaven
collection
488
ITEMS
1.3M
VIEWS
collection
eye 1.3M
Bull of Heaven is an online repository of experimental audio works. Some of the pieces here are in a nonstandard format, and will not function properly within ama-lingua.com 's audio player. In order to listen to the multi-part MP3s as intended, you must download each part completely and use a file joiner to stitch the data back together. Some files are too large and thus not yet able to be assembled on any known file system, but the individual part files are playable in some media players and...
Topic: bull of heaven
Bull of Heaven
by Bull of Heaven
audio
eye 923,794
favorite 3
comment 0
A musical arrangement by the band Bull of Heaven. www.bullofheaven.com
Topics: bull, of, heaven, 333, course, the, personality, is, gone, experimental, ambient, drone, noise,...
NYCTaper
collection
395
ITEMS
878,313
VIEWS
collection
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collection
eye 802,882
The cylinder recordings available here are an online project started in 1998 by Norman Bruderhofer, a phonograph collector and audio preservationist from Germany. Dedicated to the invention and development of the phonograph, the Cylinder Archive serves as a detailed source of information for hobbyists. One component of Bruderhofer's project is a monthly release of a new cylinder recording. The releases are produced by carefully filtering electronic transfers from the original cylinder...
Source: 78
Boston Public Library 78rpm Collection
collection
10,106
ITEMS
575,671
VIEWS
collection
eye 575,671
The Boston Public Library (BPL) sound collection includes hundreds of thousands of audio recordings in a variety of historical formats, including wax cylinders, 78 rpms, and LPs. The recordings span many genres, including classical, pop, rock, jazz, and opera – from 78s produced in the early 1900s to LPs from the 1980s. These recordings have never been circulated and were in storage for several decades, uncataloged and inaccessible to the public. By collaborating with the Internet Archive,...
Patterson Hood
by Patterson Hood
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eye 549,098
favorite 20
comment 12
A Blessing and a Curse (false start) A Blessing and a Curse Feb 14 Miss Me Gone Pay No Attention To Alice Frances Farmer Bulldozers and Dirt The Deeper In The Company I Keep Aftermath USA Dead Drunk and Naked Why Henry Drinks Don't Be in Love Around Sink Hole Thank You Friends* Margo and Harold Wednesday World Of Hurt encore: The Living Bubba Road Cases Screwtopia > Heavy and Hanging Back Of The Bible Nine Bullets
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 12 reviews )
Topics: Live concert, TDS
Source: Neumann km-184 > Lunatec V3 > Nomad Jukebox 3
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Caruso
audio
eye 474,624
favorite 90
comment 14
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 14 reviews )
Source: 78
Sadayatana
collection
223
ITEMS
415,419
VIEWS
collection
eye 415,419
John Tocher surveys the free music landscape for new and old releases encompassing the realms of avant garde, experimental, electronic, musique concréte, industrial, dada-ist music. A transplant from the Los Angeles area, he now makes his home in southeast Texas near the border with Louisiana --deep in swamp country, where the ambiance is enhanced by cicadas and the occasional hurricane.
Topics: avante garde, electronic, industrial, dadaist
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Al Jolson
audio
eye 384,474
favorite 56
comment 23
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 23 reviews )
Source: 78
Afropop Worldwide
collection
152
ITEMS
366,117
VIEWS
by World Music Productions
collection
eye 366,117
In 1988, interest in international pop was at an all-time high and Afropop was launched by NPR as a weekly series. It was the first of its kind and, years later, the program has expanded its vision to include the music and cultures that encompass the entire African Diaspora. Now known as Afropop Worldwide (APWW), the program is still the standard for both the curious and the connoisseur. Hosted by one of Africa's best-loved broadcast personalities, Georges Collinet, and produced by Sean Barlow...
Topics: radio program, live music, african music
Album Recordings
collection
4,904
ITEMS
361,054
VIEWS
collection
eye 361,054
This is a collection of digitized versions of 33 1/3 rpm long playing records.
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Billy Murray
audio
eye 349,863
favorite 30
comment 2
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Source: 78
KUSF Collection
collection
4,618
ITEMS
345,413
VIEWS
collection
eye 345,413
KUSF is the University of San Francisco’s radio station in San Francisco, California. This non-commercial student-run station originally broadcast on-air from 1963-1977 as an AM station, and from 1977-2011 on the FM dial. This free-form and freewheeling college station was celebrated both nationally and internationally for its innovative music programming. In 2012 the University of San Francisco donated a large portion of the KUSF collection of 78’s and LP’s to the Internet Archive. Many...
Source: 78
Zeke's Gallery Performances & Interviews
collection
623
ITEMS
301,743
VIEWS
collection
eye 301,743
Zeke's Gallery keeps an archive of non-mainstream culture in Montreal at the turn of the 21st century. The Zeke’s Gallery Performances & Interviews include live band recordings, poetry readings, theater performances, and interviews with artists and other people involved in making art and culture in Montreal. A fiercely independent art gallery started in 1998, Zeke's Gallery began recording the bands and poets who performed in their space in 2001. As time progressed, the recordings began...
Topics: live music, folk music, jazz, improvised music, free jazz, musique actuelle, poetry, poetry...
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Gathacol Radio
audio
eye 287,381
favorite 273
comment 25
A expired Copyright collection of Music
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 25 reviews )
Topic: free, jazz, old
Source: 78
collection
eye 272,352
Settatbladi.org housed a rich collection of songs, photos, and publications on Aita and other folk song from Morocco since 2007. We are pleased to move our collection to the Internet Archive for a greater visibility and eternal preservation. All material in this collection is owned by the creators and is strictly non-commercial, both for access here and for any further distribution.
Topics: settatbladi, chant populaire, malhoun, théâtre populaire, morocco, maroc
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
audio
eye 254,144
favorite 85
comment 7
This is a collection of music for folk dancing that has long been out of print. Most of it consists of 78RPM transcriptions. Many of the vinyl recordings are actually transcribed from older 78s. From the soulful Macedonian, happy-happy Croatian, to the furious Russian-Ukranian melodies this music makes wonderful listening, but most importantly it demands to be danced. The 78RPM recordings often have a vigor and life unsurpassed by modern recordings. This is because they could not edit them, and...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Topics: International, Folk, Dancing
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Leadbelly
audio
eye 229,298
favorite 75
comment 5
MP3 of "Where Did You Sleep Last Night?" by Leadbelly
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topic: Blues
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Alessandro Moreschi
audio
eye 226,029
favorite 44
comment 104
Castrato
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 104 reviews )
Source: 78
Drone Lab
collection
120
ITEMS
225,575
VIEWS
by Jon Wheeler
collection
eye 225,575
Welcome to Drone Lab. Since the creation of this page, the music and the motivations behind the music have changed considerably. Drones continue to comprise a large amount of what gets hosted here, but melody and structure find their way into the mix. Loops, textures, more than a little noise... The tunes alternate, generally, between light and dark ambient. That wasn't part of the original plan, but right now it works well enough so we're sticking with it. Explore. Download. Share. If you have...
by Isabella Stewart Gardner Musuem
collection
eye 224,557
Download free recordings of classical music performed live in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum's Tapestry Room. These exclusive recordings from the museum's regular concert series feature performances by acclaimed master musicians and up-and-coming young artists. You are free to share and reproduce these podcasts, and pass this great classical music along to your friends and family. The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum only asks that you let people know where you found it, and don't alter the...
Topics: classical music, classical concert, classical, podcast
Joseph and Jennifer Almeida Collection
collection
6,559
ITEMS
218,311
VIEWS
collection
eye 218,311
This 78rpm collection was made by Joseph Almeida who began collecting in the 1990s. The material is mostly popular music, i.e. band dance music and vocal music. The focus is on early electrical recordings 1925-1935 but the collection contains many acoustical recordings in the collection dating back to 1901. Mr. Almeida said, "I focused on the big three labels (Brunswick, Victor and Columbia ) but there are plenty of budget label recordings as well such as Romeo, Okeh, Vocalion,...
Source: 78
78'er Klubben
collection
15,332
ITEMS
206,502
VIEWS
collection
eye 206,502
A collection of digitized 78 rpm records from the 78'er Klubben in Denmark. 78's Klubben is an informal group of people who like to hear music from the old 78's recordings. It is pure nostalgia and a little music cultural history. teater-musik.dk/sw24619.asp
Topic: 78rpm
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Billy Jones &amp; Ernest Hare
audio
eye 183,319
favorite 11
comment 8
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews )
Source: 78
Umphreys McGee
by Umphreys McGee
etree
eye 183,071
favorite 8
comment 1
Set 1: 01 Depth Charge> 02 JaJunk*> 03 Roulette 04 Sociable Jimmy> 05 Sweetness>** 06 Uncle Wally** 07 Bad Poker** 08 Water** 09 Rocker** 10 Hey, Hey What Can I Do**^ Set 2: 01 Intro 02 Preamble> Bright Lights, Big City> 03 Cocaine> 04 Bright Lights, Big City 05 Mantis> 06 Domino Theory> 07 Shine On You Crazy Diamond> 08 Domino Theory 09 Nemo> 10 Kabump> 11 Nemo 12 Night Nurse>$ 13 Mantis 14 Encore 15 In The Kitchen> 16 Cut the Cable^^> 17 In The...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Source: Berliner CM-33's > Naiant Littlebox > Sony PCM-M10 (24/48)
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Paul Whiteman with Johnny Hauser
audio
eye 177,895
favorite 59
comment 8
originally
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews )
Source: 78
David Chomowicz and Esther Ready Collection
collection
3,062
ITEMS
176,556
VIEWS
collection
eye 176,556
This is a unique group of more than 4000 LPs and 78rpm discs, the vast majority pressed in Latin America or the Caribbean. Of special interest are the hundreds of Cuban recordings and more than a thousand Tango discs from Argentina. Of note is the pristine condition of most of the recordings and the many hand-decorated covers that the donor made for 78rpm discs that were originally issued in generic corporate sleeves. Mr. Chomowicz, who inherited the recordings from a collector friend, and out...
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Various Artists (Kazoomzoom)
audio
eye 172,273
favorite 44
comment 1
This Kazoomzoom.com collection focuses on ragtime, an American music style from more than 100 years ago, a long time before the invention of CDs and iPods. Back then, sound was recorded into things like wax, resin, paper and metal. The paper recordings were played by instrument machines. The most popular was called a player piano, and most of the songs here are recorded from player pianos. Ragtime's uplifting and whimsical style is perfect as a happy and inspiring backdrop for playtime. The...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: children, kids, free music, netlabel, kazoomzoom, ragtime
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Chubby Jackson and his Orchestra; Jackson; Bauer
audio
eye 158,089
favorite 42
comment 1
Performer: Chubby Jackson and his Orchestra Writer: Jackson; Bauer Jazz double bass. Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 2.0 mil truncated conical, truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 400.0, Rolloff: -12.0. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more friendly filenames....
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Jazz
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by John McCormack
audio
eye 152,110
favorite 25
comment 15
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 15 reviews )
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Ada Jones
audio
eye 142,977
favorite 13
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Benny Bell
audio
eye 138,054
favorite 26
comment 5
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Source: 78
Toubab Krewe
by Toubab Krewe
etree
eye 134,752
favorite 41
comment 12
Hang Tan Diggi Malawi Sonrai/Fato Autorail Djarabi Bani Lamine's Tune Mali Sadjo Zaouli Touromaka Wassoulou/Bani Rooster Roy Forrester Buncombe to Badala Asheville to Abdijan Bamana Niya Chasse Moose
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 12 reviews )
Topic: Live concert
Source: SBD> rca> Sony SBM-1> Sony TCD-D8
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Louis Armstrong &amp; His Orchestra
audio
eye 131,800
favorite 57
comment 6
Recorded on July 22, 1929 in New York City. This recording was composed by Fats Waller and Andy Razaf for an all-Black revue titled "Hot Chocolates." The band includes Louis Armstrong on trumpet and vocals, Homer Hobson on trumpet, Fred Robinson on trombone, Bert Curry and Crawford Wethington on alto saxes, Jimmy Strong on tenor sax, Gene Anderson on piano, Mancy Cara on banjo, Peter Briggs on tuba and Zutty Singleton on drums. This Orchestra may have single-handedly been responsible...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Jazz, Music
Source: 78RPM>CD>MP3
Kentucky Alan Lomax Recordings, 1937-1942
collection
1,330
ITEMS
128,395
VIEWS
collection
eye 128,395
These are documentary sound recordings of rural Kentucky music and lore made for the Library of Congress by John Lomax and his son Alan together and separately over about a four year period in the 1930s and early 1940s. The earliest recordings were made by John and Alan Lomax in Harlan County in 1933. John was back once more in 1939. The bulk of the recordings are the result of Alan's work during three more visits in 1937, 1938, and 1942. He collaborated in Bell County with New York University...
Topics: Folk music--Kentucky., Southern States--Music.
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Billy Murray
audio
eye 126,983
favorite 6
comment 4
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Source: 78
Tina Argumedo and Lucrecia Hug 78rpm Collection
collection
969
ITEMS
124,750
VIEWS
collection
eye 124,750
The Tina Argumedo and Lucrecia Hug Collection of 78s contains discs collected in Argentina beginning in the mid-1930s. It comprises primarily tango music, with boleros, sambas, mambo and other dance music. The collection was donated by D'Anna Alexander, Michael and Daniel Alexander, and Débora Simcovich. D'Anna Alexander (center) with her mother (right) and grandmother (left). http://ama-lingua.com/details/d_anna_2017 &nbsp;Contains details of the physical collection.
Topic: 78rpm, argentina, argentian tango
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by American Symphony Orchestra
audio
eye 124,366
favorite 16
comment 4
Ride of the Valkyries - from "Die Valkyrie" Performed by: American Symphony Orchestra Composed by: Richard Wagner Record format: Edison Diamond Disc Matrix number: 7846-B-1-6 Recording date: 1921 Release number: 80638-R Release date: December 1921 NPS object catalog number: EDIS 41877
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topic: Oldtime
Source: National Park Service
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Paul Whiteman and George Gershwin
audio
eye 119,440
favorite 35
comment 10
This is the original recording of Gershwin's masterpiece, what may surprise many people is that it is an acoustic recording not electric one. This record was released soon after the piece was first performed and was soon replaced by a much more common electrically recorded record. 2 parts
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 10 reviews )
Source: http://www.edisonnj.org/menlopark/
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Robert Gayler
audio
eye 111,142
favorite 8
comment 5
Edison #3870 blue amberol recorded August 1919
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topic: Oldtime
Source: Public Internet
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Caruso
audio
eye 104,739
favorite 20
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by The Carter Family
audio
eye 104,704
favorite 31
comment 8
Recorded on May 10, 1928 in Camden, New Jersey. The Carter Family, with A. P., wife Sara and Sara's cousin Maybelle, are one of the most influential performing acts in American music. This tune sold around one million copies between 1928 and 1929.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews )
Topics: Music, Acoustic, Country, Old-Time Appalachian, 78rpm
Source: 78rpm>CD>MP3
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Prokofiev
audio
eye 104,267
favorite 93
comment 17
Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf, Op. 67. Leopold Stokowski conducting the All American Orchestra. Basil Rathbone, narrator. Recorded July, 1941. Actually, it's the "All American Youth Orchestra", assembled by Stokowski and composed of young, talented musicians. For more information, visit: http://www.stokowski.org/All-American_Youth_Orchestra.htm. Transferred and restored from the original Columbia Masterworks set M-477. If you look carefully at the album cover, you'll see it's signed...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 17 reviews )
Topics: Prokofiev, Stokowski, Peter, Wolf
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
audio
eye 103,326
favorite 70
comment 9
These cues by P. Green were among those used in W-B and H-B cartoons from 1957-60.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews )
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Eddie Cantor
audio
eye 102,288
favorite 17
comment 7
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Trumpeter Landfrey
audio
eye 100,192
favorite 8
comment 11
Trumpeter Landfrey's Charge of the Light Brigade Played by: Trumpeter Landfrey Recording date: August 2, 1890 Location: London, England Record format: Edison brown wax cylinder (unissued) NPS object catalog number: EDIS 39848 ** Historical note: Landfrey was a bugler in the Light Brigade at the Battle of Balaklava, October 25, 1854, of the Crimean War. On this recording Landfrey plays a trumpet that was used at the Battle of Waterloo, June 18, 1815, of the Napoleonic Wars.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 11 reviews )
Topic: Oldtime
Source: National Park Service
Other Minds Audio Archive
by Steve Reich
audio
eye 94,448
favorite 30
comment 4
A live performance of four early works by Steve Reich: "Four Organs", "My Name Is", "Piano Phase", and "Phase Patterns." This performance marked an important moment in San Francisco Bay Area new music history with the triumphant return to the East Bay by Reich, who studied at Mills College with Luciano Berio, and who performed the 1964 world premiere of Terry Riley's seminal work, “In C", at the San Francisco Tape Music Center. The resonant...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: Music, KPFA-FM, Minimalism, New Music, Steve Reich, University Museum, UC Berkeley
Source: Other Minds
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Cal Stewart
audio
eye 94,225
favorite 5
comment 2
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Source: 78
My Morning Jacket
by My Morning Jacket
etree
eye 93,057
favorite 34
comment 9
Set 1: Evil Urges Off the Record Gideon Hot Fun (Sly & the Family Stone) Highly Suspicious What a Wonderful Man I'm Amazed Thank You Too! Touch Me I'm Going To Scream Pt.1 Sec Walkin Golden Two Halves Lay Low Hit It And Quit It Tyrone Steam Engine Anytime Aluminum Park Easy Morning Rebel Dancefloors One Big Holiday Set 2: Cold Sweat Get Down On It Across 110th Street Wordless Chorus Phone Went West Mahgeetah Oh Sweet Nuthin Librarian Bermuda Highway Dondante Run Thru Smokin from Shootin...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews )
Source: Neumann ak40 > lc3 > ka100 > km100 (FOB, 5' LOC, 7.5' up, NOS,) > Lunatec V3 > MTII (24/48)
Other Minds Audio Archive
by Charles Amirkhanian &amp; Brian Eno
audio
eye 91,594
favorite 28
comment 7
Charles Amirkhanian and Brian Eno discuss Phonetic Poetry, how Brian writes his lyrics, and the spirit of inquisitiveness at KPFA Radio on Saturday February 2, 1980. Listen to some of Brian Enos pieces; After the Heat, Everything Merges With the Night, Another Green World, Spirits Drifting and sections of other pieces. Brian Eno also discusses the artist Peter Schmidt and their work on the Oblique Strategies Cards, being a producer, Process vs Product and looping. Reel I ends with some thoughts...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Topics: KPFA-FM, Ode to Gravity series, Interview and Music, New Music, Popular Music, Brian Eno
Source: Other Minds
Algorithmic Music-Sound Frequency Mixes
collection
85
ITEMS
91,058
VIEWS
collection
eye 91,058
My name is Eduardo Espadas, this collection features algorithmic piano music mixed with sound frequencies. The idea is based upon the principle of resonance. If you strike a tunning fork near a group of forks, which include one attuned in that frequency, the later will vibrate in response.
Topics: Music, Sound, Frequencies, Mixes
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Mississippi John Hurt
audio
eye 90,011
favorite 26
comment 6
Recorded on December 21, 1928 in New York City. Hurt said, when asked about this sweet murder ballad, that he "made it up from hearing people talk. He was a great man, I know that, and he was killed by two men named Bob and Louis. I got enough of the story to write me a song."
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topics: Music, Acoustic, Ballad, Blues, Acoustic Country Blues, 78rpm
Source: 78RPM>CD>MP3
Seldon Family Collection
collection
913
ITEMS
87,114
VIEWS
collection
eye 87,114
Growing up in the 1930's and 40's in New York City, how could Walter Seldon not be a Jazz lover? It was the soundtrack of the city, from Blues to Bebop and beyond. In clubs, at concerts, and on the radio, he listened...and he collected as much of that great music as he could. Though he'd missed the Dixieland Golden Age of 1920's Harlem, it was one of his favorite genres. One of his fondest memories was from 1947 when he attended a recording session of Duke Ellington and his band, then caught a...
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Sousa's Band
audio
eye 87,027
favorite 23
comment 6
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
audio
eye 85,296
favorite 40
comment 7
Old Time Radio of the 1940s, from England. This is a collection of BBC radio comedies: "Band Waggon" starring Arthur Askey and Richard Murdoch; "ITMA" (It's That Man Again) starring Tommy Handley; "Much Binding in the Marsh" starring Richard Murdoch and Kenneth Horne; "HMS Waterlogged" starring Eric Barker, with Jon Pertwee; "Studio Stand Easy" starring Charlie Chester; "Up The Pole" starring Jimmy Jewel and Ben Warriss, with Jon...
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Topics: Old Time Radio, OTR, Comedy, Band Waggon, ITMA, Much Binding in the Marsh, HMS Waterlogged, Studio...
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Oratorio Chorus
audio
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Hallelujah chorus - Messiah Performed by: Oratorio Chorus Composed by: G.F. Handel Record format: Edison Diamond Disc Matrix number: 4433-A-1-1 (6-1) Recording date: 1916 Release number: 80292-R Release date: May 1916 NPS object catalog number: EDIS 43552
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Topic: Oldtime
Source: National Park Service
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Kansas Joe and Memphis Minnie
audio
eye 78,088
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MP3 of "When The Levee Breaks" by Kansas Joe and Memphis Minnie
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Topic: Blues
Source: Public Domain 4U
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Bert Williams
audio
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Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Fortyone
audio
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All tracks written by Fortyone Artwork by Fortyone & Fortyfour Thanks to the family and the 45's "I wish to announce that... How did a vintage jazz/blues collector get involved with Fortyone?" Well, a little more than a year ago, I was poking around on the Web, looking for unusual old sounds to download (Im especially interested in material from the 78 RPM era.). I stumbled upon the Comfort Stand site, and was delighted by Fortyones Different Mayonnaise album his choice of sampled...
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Topic: cut'n'paste and love
Source: 78
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The Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) is the oldest continuously degree-granting college of art in the United States, founded in 1826. MICA’s Decker Library houses the MICA archives as well as other unique special collections and artists’ books. The MICA Archives illustrates how MICA has become the leader in the education of artists and designers by fostering a community of talented, creative individuals committed to redefining the boundaries of art and design and to expanding their...
Topic: Arts library
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Al Dollar &amp; His Ten Cent Band with Billy Murray
audio
eye 69,402
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Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Golden Gate Orchestra
audio
eye 68,545
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This was the song of the 1920's it was a dance, a song, an idea, and also for many in the 1920's a way of life. The song seems to move us to the days of speakeasy's and the wild ride that became the roaring 20's.
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Topic: Oldtime
Source: http://www.edisonnj.org/menlopark/
Square Dances Without Calls
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Square dances without calls is instrumental music that was made for square dancing. During the square dance boom of the 1950s many musicians were mobilized to form bands and record who would not have been recorded otherwise. Most of these were made when records were still in the 78 rpm format. This collection of recordings can be used for square, round, and contra dancing. Many of them came with call sheets, or cue sheets containing the intended dance instructions. In some cases a vocally...
Topic: square dancing
Bull of Heaven
by Bull of Heaven
audio
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A musical piece by the band Bull of Heaven. www.bullofheaven.com
Topics: bull, of, heaven, roman, numerals, xxxi, experimental, ambient, drone, noise, music, 31
Railroad Earth
by Railroad Earth
etree
eye 62,640
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disc 1 01) intro 02) dandelion wine 03) 420 04) bird in a house 05) smilin' like a buddah 06) old man and the land** 07) mission man 08) peace on earth 09) head** disc 2 10) railroad earth 11) water fountain quicksand 12) long way to go encore 13) ragtime annie lee ** train comes through town about 15' from the stage
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Topic: TDS
Source: studio project c4> dmic20> d7
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Various
audio
eye 61,934
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Sounds from Birds, amphibians/reptiles, and mammals recorded from nature.
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Topic: Field Recordings
Source: US Fish and Wildlife Service
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Edward Meeker
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Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Billy Murray
audio
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Source: 78