Premier Record 1

Premier Record (U.K.) / c. 1911

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Design: A wild animal dances to the music being played on a table-top phonograph with a morning-glory horn. Perhaps this strange image is intended to suggest that sophisticated technology can even entrance the god of nature, symbolized by Pan, in his guise as a goat.

History: Label scan courtesy of musicology and collector Bill Dean-Myatt of the U.K.

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