Waxing the Gospel: Mass Evangelism and the Phonograph, 1890-1900
Featured in The New York Times 2016 Pop Music Gift Guide
Nominated for 2 GRAMMY Awards
The Lambert Yiddish Cylinders, 1901–1905
At long last you can hear the rare Yiddish cylinder recordings referenced in the 1903 Lambert catalogue! 19 rare Yiddish selections, by stars of the Yiddish stage, with a 56-page booklet including notes and translations by Henry Sapoznik.
Waxing the Gospel has been nominated for two Grammy Awards: Best Historical Album and Best Album Notes. Congratulations to all members of the production team and to the many generous collectors who shared their rare records. To celebrate the nominations, we’ve put Waxing the Gospel on sale for $49.95 until mid-January.
You fans of our Phonographic Yearbook series have waited a long time for the newest one, so we have a little gift for you. We had a lot of great material from which to choose our playlist for “19...read full post → posted: February 3, 2017
So, as we said last week, Waxing the Gospel was originally a CD dedicated to the recordings of evangelist Ira D. Sankey. But then we decided to include the discs of his partner, Dwight L. Moody. An...read full post → posted: August 2, 2016
The middle CD of Waxing the Gospel is actually where the project began more than a decade ago. Our friend, “Cylinder Doctor” Michael Khanchalian, an avid collector of the extremely rare cylinders o...read full post → posted: July 28, 2016