Yeah, but... isn't this cylinder a dub of a take of Edison DD 80292-R?
And wouldn't the fidelity be even better on the "original"??
On 9/4/2014 12:35 AM, Tom Fine wrote:
> Agree that is remarkably good sound for a cylinder!
> I'm guessing quite a large horn was used and a lot of care was used
> arranging and balancing the singers.
> Even so, there's still typical acoustic recording issues with dynamics
> (over-modulates anything loud, fails to capture anything soft). But
> the usable dynamic range of this recording system is much greater than
> early cylinder systems. Again, I'm guessing a large horn and more
> compliant cutting aparatus.
> -- Tom Fine
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Paul Stamler" <[log in to unmask]>
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> Subject: [ARSCLIST] That Allelujah chorus cylinder
>> Hi folks:
>> I was right -- finding Paul Fucito's page required going to the
>> Wayback Machine for Dec 16, 2007:
>> Scroll down to the list of recordings; it's the fourth one down. The
>> notes suggest it *was* an Edison recording, presumably a Blue
>> Amberol. Given that it's an acoustical cylinder, delivered as an
>> .mp3, I think the sound is remarkable.