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  • Recording Title

    Comin' thro' the rye

  • Other Title(s)

    • My bairnie (Additional title)
  • Composer

    Kate Vannah

  • Soprano vocal

    Lillian Blauvelt

  • Genre(s)

    Popular music

  • Category


  • Description

    Soprano vocal solo, with piano

  • Language


  • Label Name/Number

    Victor 64031

  • Matrix Number/Take Number


  • Recording Date


  • Place of Recording

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania [unconfirmed]

  • Size


  • Duration


  • Notes

    "My bairnie" was not included in take 1.

    EDVR vol. II: Note that the speed given for this recording is at variance with the speeds established for other recordings made at this session. This suggests a possible error in the date given or an adjustment of the speed of the recording machine durin

  • Rights & Access

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    Source of original recording: Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara. Inclusion of the recording in the National Jukebox, courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment.


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