James Whitcomb Riley reads his poems "A life lesson" and "In the dark" in this unpublished 1912 recording pressed by the Victor Talking Machine Company.
Each disc was played on a Technics SP-15 turntable with an SME tone arm and a Stanton Model 500 cartridge; stylus was an Expert Diamond Stylus 2.8 mil truncated elliptical; phono preamp was a Souvenir EQS MK12. The analog-to-digital converter was a Mytek Stereo96 ADC; soundcard used was a Lynx AES 16; audio recording/editing software was Wavelab 6. All preservation files were recorded at 24-bit 96 Khs. Production master files were signal processed with Waves restoration plug-ins and dithered to 16-bit 44.1 Khs. Preservation engineer: Paul Mahern.
Riley, James Whitcomb, 1849-1916.
Victor Talking Machine Company
James Whitcomb Riley
American poetry--19th century
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