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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"??
Malcolm

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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]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Thursday, September 04, 2014 1:18 AM
> 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:
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>> http://web.archive.org/web/20071216110008/http://paulfucito.blogspot.com/2007/12/vintage-christmas-wax-revisited.html 
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>>
>> 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.
>>
>> Peace,
>> Paul
>>
>>
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