UCSB Cylinder Audio Archive


Online archive of cylinder recordings. “This searchable database features all types of recordings made from the late 1800s to early 1900s, including popular songs, vaudeville acts, classical and operatic music, comedic monologues, ethnic and foreign recordings, speeches and readings.” Includes playlists and cylinder history. Download or stream

  • Visit Cylinder Audio Archive here
  • Keywords: American music, band music, classical music, corridos, country, dance, Hawaiian music, recitations, jazz, marches, minstrelsy, musical theater, national anthem, opera, orchestra, popular music, pop, sacred music, vaudeville, waltz, whistle, yodel, zarzuela, technology, commercial music

Resource suggested on the PSG Facebook Group; part of a larger thread on music & media

  • Listing ID: 1652
  • Resource Type: Database/Archive
  • Geographic Area: multiple regions
  • Audience: general
  • Century: 1900-1999 (20thC)

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