[Brown wax home recording of man and child singing, speaking, and whistling selections including Santa Claus in Holland, the Lord's prayer, and Irish washerwoman, recorded over piano music].

Performers:
Performers not given.
Release year:

Cylinder 12835

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Cylinder 12835-1

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Notes:
Announcement at beginning: "Santa Claus in Holland."
Brown wax cylinder.
Place of recording likely the United States.
Child recites "Santa Claus in Holland"; man recites Lord's Prayer and sings an unidentified song (the recording at this point is poorly made and mistracks); then whistling ("Irish Washerwoman"); cylinder concludes with snippets of child singing and man speaking. Recording was made over a palimpsest recording of piano music. "Santa Claus in Holland" had appeared in print by 1906, cited as from The Ladies' World.
Language:
Sung in English.
Collection:
The David Giovannoni Collection of home cylinder recordings (Set Number: 116-02).
Genre:
Personal recordings.
Original Item Information:
Cylinder 12835—Special Coll., Performing Arts