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Sound archive

The Grainger Museum sound archive includes:

Phonograph Cylinders
Recordings of English, Danish, Rarotongan (Cook Islands) and Maori folk singers

Gramophone Records(Lacquer, acetate, 78rpm)
Recordings of Percy Grainger's piano performances;
10inch acetate recordings of Grainger's musical experiments, rehearsals and some interviews - date range mid 1930s to mid 1950s (these items have been transferred to CD);
Grainger's collection of Classical recordings;

Piano Rolls
Including Grainger playing his own works and works by other composers; other artists playing a variety of classical and popular pieces

Audio Tapes  (reel-to-reel)
Private recordings of radio broadcasts, rehearsals, musical performances acquired from various sources

LP records and CD collection
These are fully listed in the University of Melbourne Library catalogue:

Sound archive