STILLE NACHT, hEILIGE NACHT

(SILENT NIGHT, HOLY NIGHT)
Julia Culp, Contralto with Orchestra
Composer: Franz Gruber)

Victrola Red Seal 566-A  Year 1923

File Name: Stille Nacht Heilige Nacht.mp3

File size: 638Kb

Playing Time: 2:43

About: Julia Culp - Julia Berta Culp (October 6, 1880 - October 13, 1970, the "Dutch nightengale" was born in Holland.  She started her musical career as a violinit and made her vocal debut in 1893.  She made some 90 recordings between 1901 and 1924.

Turtle Talk:
Julia performs the classic "Silent Night, Holy Night" in German. Julia's performance of Stille Nacht was originally released by Victor in 1914 on a single sided, ten inch Red Seal record 67377; the cost was $1.25. It was released again on a double sided, ten inch Red Seal record 566, side A; the cost was about $2.

Tech Tidbits:
Victrola Red Seal 566-A was transfered with a 3.5 mil truncated elliptical stylus in a Stanton 500 stereo cartridge at 78 rpm on a United Audio Dual 1219 turntable.

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