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On 20 July 2019, A Cappella made musical history in a small way by recording John Farmer’s popular Fair Phyllis on a wax cylinder, using equipment and techniques dating from the 1900s. fair_phyllis_image.jpg phonographs_dartington_sm.jpg fair_phyllis_label.jpg What the singers saw (from the video clip mentioned below) The cylinder-box bears this label The machine used for the recording (centre) Left-click on any image to see a larger version Equipment and information provided by Oliver Mundy, tenor and low-fidelity fanatic. For more details see http://www.oliviastationery.co.uk/cylinder_recording.html