October 2003
Cylinder of the Month

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From Mozart's Magic Flute, a duet sung by Jane Mérey & Albert Piccaluga.

La Flute Enchantée - Mon coeur t'attend
Company Pathé Frères Phonograph Company
Cylinder # 2030 (3½" diameter)
Category Duet
Title (The Magic Flute) La Flute Enchantée - Mon coeur t'attend
Performed by Jane Mérey & Albert Piccaluga
Circa 1903-1905
Announcement "Duo de la Flute Enchantée, chanté par Mme. Jane Mérey, Piccaluga de l'opera-comique, chez Pathé Frères."

Soprano Jane Mérey and baritone Albert Piccaluga recorded this aria from Act 1 of Mozart's comic operetta in Paris for the Pathé company sometime around 1903 to 1905.

This recording is on a Pathé 3½" 'salon' size cylinder.   See the October 2002 Cylinder of the Month to hear another example and learn more about this uncommon cylinder format.

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— This cylinder of the month is from the collection of  Nathan Davis —


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