Edison white wax "Perfected" era cylinders, Nos. 45 thru 51Additional title: I taught my heart's delight
NamesEdison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931 (Addressee)Gladstone, W. E. (William Ewart), 1809-1898 (Host)Gouraud, George Edward, 1841-1912 (Host)Gouraud, George Edward, 1841-1912 (Commentator)Broadley, Alexander Meyrick, 1847-1916 (Commentator)Parkinson, J. C. (Joseph Charles), 1832- (Commentator)Gouraud, George Edward, 1841-1912 (Recording engineer)Edison National Historic Site (Agency : U.S.) (Associated name)
Edison white wax cylinders collection
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1888-10-05Date Created: 1888-11-22 (Questionable)
Table of Contents[After dinner toast at Little Menlo (October 5, 1888)]: After dinner speech (Col. George Gouraud, host) [audio erratic at end] -- [A. M.] Broadley and [J. C.] Parkinson [from Atlantic Cable] to Mr. Edison (Little Menlo, London, October 5, 1888) [very fast, erratic] -- [Queen Anne's Lodge speeches (November 22? 1888)]: Gladstone's speech (Mr. Gladstone [or Prime Minister William E. Gladstone], host) [words undecipherable, very fast audio and erratic] -- Song and piano "I taught my heart's delight" (?) (Two unidentified male singers and pianist) -- Col. George Gouraud [audio very erratic] -- After dinner speech [toast] at Little Menlo (October 5, 1888): [Last toast of night; audio erratic at end] (Col. George Gouraud, host).
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LT-10 9657
TopicsThomas A. Edison, IncPhonograph -- HistorySound -- Recording and reproducing -- HistoryCylinder recordingsSpeeches, addresses, etcDictation recordingsSongs with piano
NotesStatement of responsibility: Whenever these cylinders are used for any purpose, please give credit as follows: U.S. Department of Interior, National Park Service, Edison National Historic Site.Source note: The original cylinders were loaned to the Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound by the Edison National Historic Site in 1995. On August 27, 1995, they were transferred to 10" open reel tape by Rodgers & Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound staff.Source note: Title from audiotape reel container.Creation/production credits: Col. George Gouraud, recording engineer.Performers: Col. George Gouraud, host and added commentary (nos. 45-46, 50-51). [A. M.] Broadley and [J. C.] Parkinson (no. 46). Prime Minister William E. Gladstone, host (no. 47) ; with two unidentified male singers and piano (no. 48) and unidentified conversation (no. 49).Venue: Transferred to tape by the Rodgers & Hammerstein Archives, New York Public Library, 1995 August 27, from original cylinders lent by the Edison National Historic Site.
Physical DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 1 audiotape reel (20 min., 32 sec.) : analog, two-track, 7 1/2 ips, NAB, mono ; 10 in.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 917163548NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20761605Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1903aff0-b912-0133-8c6b-60f81dd2b63c
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