UCSB Cylinder Audio Archive

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late 19th and early 20th centuries

The UCSB Cylinder Audio Archive provides free access to a digital collection of over 10,000 cylinder recordings held by the Department of Special Research Collections. You can find out more about the cylinder format, listen to thousands of musical and spoken selections from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and discover a little-known era of recorded sound.

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