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Recorded Music

By: Paul S. Cilwa Viewed: 6/20/2024
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All about the recorded music I love.

I have always been fascinated by audio recording: Both the technology and techniques, but also the material that has been recorded. We now have over a century's worth of recorded voices, speeches, books, and, of course, music. And each decade in that century has its own treasures worth unearthing.

Crank Up The Victrola

By: Paul S. Cilwa Posted: 12/4/2006
Updated: 3/5/2022
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Topics: #Music
I reminisce about some of my favorite 78 rpm records.

Previous posts have described how mechanical recordings were made and played, and how I myself owned a hand-cranked Victrola when I was a kid in Vermont. In today's post I'd like to reminisce about some of my favorite 78 rpm records.

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Festival Mass

By: Paul S. Cilwa Occurred: 5/9/1966
Posted: 8/22/2008
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Topics: #History #St.Augustine #Florida #AlexanderPeloquin #CathedralofSt.Augustine
The dedication Mass of the Cathedral of St. Augustine.

The Cathedral of St. Augustine, now officially named the Basilica-Cathedral of St. Augustine, and informally known as Cathedral Parish, was, since its inception in 1565, the social and religious center of St. Augustine. It served the same purpose during most of my growing up there.

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