Cylinder Record, Silent Night (Quartette) by Unknown
Cylinder Record, Silent Night (Quartette) by Unknown


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Collection Tier:
Tier 3

Sound Communication ➔ Cylinder Record, Silent Night (Quartette) by Unknown

Identifier:
2015.12.22
Description:
This wax cylinder record is historically significant because it is a working example of an important technological innovation that first brought recorded music into the homes of people around the world.

Cylinders like this are common in museum and private collections around the world and can allow users to hear what recorded music from the early twentieth century really sounded like. The Museum has several phonographs that can be used to play wax cylinders.
Date:
circa 1900
Materials:
Cardboard, Plastic
Dimensions:
4.5" h 2.5" w 2.5" d
Source:
Gift of Mike McDonald
Rights:

Maker/Donor
Mike MacDonald
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