Cylinder of the Month

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For January 1998 . . .

This month:   So what if it's cold outside? Let's go Flirting on the Beach (accompanied by the Edison Symphony Orchestra) . . .

Flirting on the Beach
Company Edison's National Phonograph Company
Cylinder # 534
Category Orchestra
Title Flirting on the Beach
Performed by Edison Symphony Orchestra
Circa 1904
Announcement "Song and dance, Flirting on the Beach, played by the Edison Symphony Orchestra."

Enjoy this great 1890's-era tune, originally released on brown wax, here remade by Edison on black wax.

To hear Flirting on the Beach  —

To hear an excerpt   —  
For help playing these sounds, click here.

— This cylinder of the month is from the collection of Albert J. Menashe —


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