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"The harper" and "The rain" read by James Whitcomb Riley.

Description: James Whitcomb Riley reads his poems "The harper" and "The rain" in this unpublished 1912 recording pressed by the Victor Talking Machine Company.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.
Origin: 1912-06-07; 1912
Created By: Riley, James Whitcomb, 1849-1916.
Contributor(s): Victor Talking Machine Company
Collection: James Whitcomb Riley
Copyright: In Copyright
Subjects: American poetry--19th century
Poetry--Sound recordings

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