From 1903, a fine recording on a 5-inch diameter Edison "concert" wax cylinder of the Scarecrow Dance, performed by the Edison Symphony Orchestra.
Enjoy this fun "characteristic" band
"The Edison Symphony Orchestra has two more of its well-executed Records in the [September] list, Nos. 8485 and
8492.The first is "The Scarecrow Dance," and its music is characteristic of its title.It is written by Justus Ringelben."
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