NWT661: 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. NWT661 (d on cylinder rim). 1. Announcement: Record 661, Matotaka, July 30th 1914. 2. Ref tone. 3. Male vocal solo accompanied by female vocal group. Reasonable quality recording. C51/3041 is the master, C51/3042 (better quality) is a duplicate. 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: NWT661: Male vocal solo
  • Materials: No Data / Other
  • Culture Group: Temne
  • Dimensions: 213 [Duration]
  • Production Date: 1914.07.30
  • Associated Places: Matotaka
  • Associated People: Thomas, Northcote Whitridge (1868-1936) [Sound Recordist]
  • Museum: British Library
  • Accession Number: BL:C51/3042

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