[Brown wax home recording of whistling over commercial recording of Gavotte Stephanie, played on zither by Professor Wormser, followed by man thanking Mister Graphophone for playing it].
Frank Lawrence Embree.
Modified commercial brown wax cylinder.
Whistling recorded over commercial zither recording. Male speech at end: "Oh, I'm ever so obliged to you for playing that thing so nicely for me, Mister Graphophone. Miss Austin (?) liked it so very much [that?] dear friend Miss [Mark Haven?], who bought their tickets to dear old New York yesterday and didn't go, poor creatures, thank you very much, good night, ha ha!"
Sung in English.
The David Giovannoni Collection of home cylinder recordings (Frank Lawrence Embree Collection, Set Number: 294-25, Originally acquired: The Musical Wonder House Collection, 2011).
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