Cylinder Recordings Online

EdisonPhonographThere are many old cylinder recordings you can listen to online.  Some are100 years old, so the quality varies. 

Check out these sites:

UC Santa Barbara Library (Over 10,000 recordings – You can search by song type, language and subject.)

Les pages de l’Archéophone (in French and English – click on appropriate flag for the language).

Some French Cylinder Recordings in MP3 Format

Edison Cylinder Recordings in MP3 Format


Mama Lisa

Photo: "Edison Phonograph" by Norman Bruderhofer, c.c.

Many thanks to Monique Palomares for sharing these links with us! Monique works with me on the French and Spanish versions of Mama Lisa’s World.

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One Response to “Cylinder Recordings Online”

  1. Marc Schiavone Says:

    An adventure . . . . . What fun!

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