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The Man, The Woman And The Edison Phonograph: Race, History, Technology And Song
2:00 PM Wednesday 5th May 2021
Bruce Watsons multimedia presentation tells the story behind the 1903 wax cylinder recordings of Tasmanian Fanny Cochrane Smith. These are among the earliest Australian sound recordings, the only recordings of the Tasmanian Language. Encapsulating significant themes in Australias history, with surprising twists and turns, it is a story of genocide, reconciliation, technology, and the power of song.Bruce Watson is an award-winning songwriter, performer, and researcher. www.brucewatsonmusic.com