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MP3 files of the cylinders available for download are ©2005-2012 by the Regents of the University of California. They are licensed for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 2.5 License. Acknowledgments for reuse of the transfers should read "University of California, Santa Barbara Library."

Original wav files (either unedited or restored) can be provided upon request for commercial or non-commercial use such as CD reissues, film/tv synchronization, use on websites or in exhibits. The University of California makes no claims or warranties as to the copyright status of the original recordings and charges a use fee for the use of the transfers. Please contact David Seubert for information on licensing cylinder transfers.

Audio Use Fees*

Minimum

Commercial Use

Non-Profit Use

Music

$500

$5 per second

$2.50 per second

Spoken Word

$250

$2 per second

$1 per second

*Single use, non-exclusive, worldwide market. Multiple use, larger quantities and limited markets negotiable. Contact staff for assistance or for more information.


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Faust. - Alessandro Bonci. (Edison Royal Purple Amberol: 29003), [1918].


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Did You Know?
The Indestructible Record Company began making celluloid cylinders in 1906 that would not break like wax cylinders.

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