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7/28/20: "The Husking Bee" by Columbia Orchestra (1898)

The Husking Bee by Columbia Orchestra (1898)

CD 2, track 3

“The Husking Bee,” recorded ca. 1898 by the Columbia Orchestra, is described in company literature as a “Descriptive selection, introducing Rural Characters and Scenes, with Country Dance and Calls in Dialect.” The ensemble is most likely led by cornetist Tom Clark.


Illustration of a husking bee

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