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Inventing the Recording

- July 12, 2017 in early recording, edison, Florencio Constantino, gabinetes fonográficos, Music, music of spain, phonography, recording

Eva Moreda Rodríguez on the formative years of the recording, focusing on the culture surrounding the gabinetes fonográficos of fin-de-siècle Spain.

Inventing the Recording

- July 12, 2017 in early recording, edison, Florencio Constantino, gabinetes fonográficos, Music, music of spain, phonography, recording

Eva Moreda Rodríguez on the formative years of the recording, focusing on the culture surrounding the gabinetes fonográficos of fin-de-siècle Spain.

Francesco Tamagno sings Verdi’s Otello, Death Scene (1903)

- February 9, 2017 in death, death scene, Francesco Tamagno, menlo park, Niun Mi Tema, opera, otello, othello, recording, shakespeare, tenor, verdi

Two years after Verdi's death and two years before his own, the great Francesco Tamagno sings the death scene of Othello, Niun Mi Tema.

Francesco Tamagno sings Verdi’s Otello, Death Scene (1903)

- February 9, 2017 in death, death scene, Francesco Tamagno, menlo park, Niun Mi Tema, opera, otello, othello, recording, shakespeare, tenor, verdi

Two years after Verdi's death and two years before his own, the great Francesco Tamagno sings the death scene of Othello, Niun Mi Tema.

The Voice of Florence Nightingale

- December 13, 2011 in 1890, Audio, Balaclava, charge of the light brigade, early recording, florence nightingale, non-article, recording



The recording was made on 30th July 1890 to raise money for the impoverished veterans of the Charge of the Light Brigade. The full transcript of the recording says: ‘When I am no longer even a memory, just a name, I hope my voice may perpetuate the great work of my life. God bless my dear old comrades of Balaclava and bring them safe to shore. Florence Nightingale.’ In fact, there are two recitations; this second one having slightly altered wording to the first, which was presumably a practice session.

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