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Music Media Prices
By Ingmar Krause

Robbie commented in 010125 MMD:

>[ A typical music roll for a 20er crank organ weighs about 300
>[ grams (11 ounces), same as a medium-size Ampico piano roll.
>[ So why does a 20-note music roll cost 50-60 USD but a '100-note'
>[ Ampico roll of the same weight is only 15-25 USD?

I don't know of anybody selling music by its weight!  The typical
way of billing for music these days is "per meter", but not in the
20er roll market.

If you find any sources that supply 20er music rolls (not just the
spool!) for 15 USD, then you are happily begged to tell us where;
I will buy there for soon.  (Although, if the arrangements are

On a personal point of view, because of piracy it is these days not
worth it at all to make 20er music and place it for sale.  If I was to
make arrangements for someone then it certainly will not be 50 US but
way way more!

greetings by(e) InK - Ingmar Krause

P.S.: I hear about MIDster Punch all the time -- anybody willing to
build one of those for me?

(Message sent Fri 26 Jan 2001, 13:24:51 GMT, from time zone GMT+0100.)

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