Our long-anticipated box set Waxing the Gospel: Mass Evangelism and the Phonograph, 1890-1900 is slated for a September 30 release. Waxing the Gospel offers a historic look at the first decade of the recording industry, presenting 3 CDs with 102 selections from the 1890s in a beautifully illustrated 408-page hardback book.
- Trailer 1: Album Overview
- Trailer 2: Harry Heath’s 1897 field recordings
- Trailer 3: The Standard Quartette’s 1894 recording of “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot”
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- Tracklist and samples: Disc 1, The Commercial Recordings
- Tracklist and samples: Disc 2, The Celebrity Recordings
- Tracklist and samples: Disc 3, The Vernacular Recordings