It was 123 years ago today. The first ever UK recordings.

I think we have to mark this particular anniversary. We found this video on youtube described by the following text: “On Friday 29th June 1888, from 2pm, a performance of Handel’s oratorio Israel in Egypt was captured on a number of wax cylinder recordings. This performance was part of the trienniel Handel Festivals mounted inContinue reading “It was 123 years ago today. The first ever UK recordings.”

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