Items tagged with ‘2016’

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    2 Grammy Nominations for Waxing the Gospel

    Waxing the Gospel has been nominated for two Grammy Awards: Best Historical Album and Best Album Notes. Congratulations to all…

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    Waxing the Gospel included in New York Times Gift Guide

    Waxing the Gospel is one of the box sets included in this year's edition of The New York Times Pop…

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    The Vinyl District’s “Grading on a Curve” gives Waxing the Gospel an A+

    The Vinyl District’s “Grading on a Curve” column has given Waxing the Gospel a terrific review and a grade of…

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    Waxing the Gospel released, called “a masterpiece of scholarship and curatorship”

    Pop Matters on Waxing the Gospel, released today: “A masterpiece of scholarship and curatorship, this collection sets a new standard…

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    Earliest recording of “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot” discovered

    Made in 1894 by African-American singing group the Standard Quartette, this cylinder pre-dates all extant recordings of “Swing Low” by…

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    Attractive Hebrews released

    Collectors of early recordings have long heard about the Yiddish-language cylinders made under unknown circumstances by the Lambert Company of…

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    Fanny Crosby’s voice discovered on wax cylinder

    America’s most famous hymn writer, thought never to have recorded, to be featured on Waxing the Gospel.  Read the full…

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    Waxing the Gospel coming September 30

    Our long-anticipated box set Waxing the Gospel: Mass Evangelism and the Phonograph, 1890-1900 is slated for a September 30 release.…

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    Upcoming Conferences & Events

    Conference season is upon us, and we’ll be participating in at least three conferences and music events this spring.  Here’s…

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    Real Ragtime is Back

    Our first release, Real Ragtime: Disc Recordings From Its Heyday is newly remastered and back in stock. The sound is…

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