Wednesday, October 25, 2006

bird song...


sibyl sanderson fagan was one of the most popular whistler's in the early 1900's. she's on a ton of edison cylinders and early 78's. her specialty was replicating bird songs.

here's "a nightingale" from a flea market 78 on emerson records (serial #4159)...

3 Comments:

Blogger Matterhorn1959 said...

Pretty amazing recording. Thanks for sharing.

6:32 AM  
Blogger sroden said...

i love how it begins... she sounds kind of like an early electronic instrument...

3:38 PM  
Blogger bloggsy said...

there's a bird

11:21 PM  

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