NWT660: Male vocal solo

Historical wax cylinder recording made by Northcote Whitridge Thomas, a British government anthropologist who conducted field research in Sierra Leone in 1914-15. NWT660. 1. Announcement: Record 660, Matotaka, July 30th 1914. 2. Ref tone. 3. Male vocal solo accompanied by childrens (or female) chorus. Reasonable quality recording. C51/3039 and C51/3040 are duplicates. This is a digital access version of an original wax cylinder recording held in the collection of the British Library. Supplied and used with permission from The British Library.

Further Information

  • Type: Wax Cylinder Recordings
  • Object: NWT660: Male vocal solo
  • Materials: No Data / Other
  • Culture Group: Temne
  • Dimensions: 216 [Duration]
  • Production Date: 1914.07.30
  • Associated Places: Matotaka
  • Associated People: Thomas, Northcote Whitridge (1868-1936) [Sound Recordist]
  • Museum: British Library
  • Accession Number: BL:C51/3039

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