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"On Playing the Pianola" by Reginald Reynolds
By Malcolm Cole

There have been a couple of postings recently on how to play the
pianola properly by foot.  As it happens the Player Piano Group, on
their website at www.playerpianogroup.org.uk , has reproduced Reginald
Reynolds' booklet on how to play the pianola and, as he was the
demonstrator and editor for the Aeolian company, he gives a very good
guide.  Several of us in the UK followed his advice and can obtain
reasonably good musical results after copying his method.

I suggest anyone interested should give this a try, go to the PPG
page as shown above, click on "player pianos", and follow the guide
to the Reynolds article at the bottom of the page.

Malcolm Cole
The Player Piano Group
London

 [ If "Frames" is troublesome go to URL
 [ http://website.lineone.net/~agr/ppg/playing.html  -- Robbie


(Message sent Tue 13 Feb 2001, 11:40:47 GMT, from time zone GMT.)

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