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Ariston Organette in Spain
By Ana Maria Latorre

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 [ Translated from Spanish: ]

Hello Ingmar Krause,

I am Ana Maria Latorre Lucia, I live in Spain, in the city of Teruel.

I would thank you to provide me the whole possible information on the
characteristics of my musical instrument; for this I provide this data:

DESCRIPTION: square wooden music box, measures [cm] 39.5 x 39.5 x 22
height.  It has 24 metallic teeth, a revolving disc with 4 driving
points which upon moving the handle they make the disc rotate.  In the
needle of touching puts in iron "Paten" figured and a drawing that
I believe is a fleur-de-lis.  In the part below the box is a stamp in
ink that says "Patent EHRLICHIS Brevete [s.g.d.g]. 106812"

The Ariston mark doesn't appear on any side, but from the pictures
I believe that, in fact, it is the same instrument.

DISCS: They are of punched cardboard, they measure 30 cm. diameter.
I have 36 discs, two are repeated, all bear "EHRLICH'S".  As you will
see, many are of my land, Aragon, and for that reason there are so
many jotas [dances of Aragon].  All the disks are numbered and with
titles and they are the following:

-   53 "La Madrilena"
-  837 "Nur fuer Natur"
-  918 "La Mascotte Valse"
-  965 "Belleville"
- 1002 "Estudenten Walzer"
- 1023 "La Belle Vue"
- 1118 "Habanera", numero 1
- 1119 "Valse Espagnole"
- 1120 "Habanera" numero 2
- 1182 "Gran Jota Aragonesa"
- 1211 "Marcha Real Espanola"
- 1212 "Jota Aragonesa", repetido
- 1213 "Viva Aragon", Jota Aragonesa
- 1214 "El Pilar" Gran Jota Aragonesa
- 1245 "De Aragon al paraiso", Gran Jota Aragonesa, repetido
- 1247 "El sitio de Zaragoza" , Rondalia
- 1298 "Uma Vespera de Reis", Polka
- 1385 "Jota Aragonesa" cantar 3
- 1462 "Du Rhin au Danube", Valse
- 1704 "Esperanza - Danza"
- 1717 "Allegorie", Polka Mazur
- 1789 "Le Paletot", Habanera
- 2020 "La gran Via", coro y Mazurca
- 2022 "La gran Via" , introduccion y polka de las calles
- 2023 "La gran Via", Jota de las ratas
- 2059 "Cadiz", Sevillanas y Caleseras, numero 1
- 2062 "Cadiz", paso doble
- 3631 "En la tierra como en el cielo", Valse
- 3751 "Estate quieta"
- 4019 "La Verbena de la Paloma", Mazurka
- 4998 "El Duo Americana", Mazurka
- 4799 "Caras y caretas", Vals Boston

Saludos, Ana
Ana Maria Latorre Lucia
Teruel, Aragon, Espana

(Message sent Wed 31 Oct 2001, 10:02:05 GMT, from time zone GMT+0100.)

Key Words in Subject:  Ariston, Organette, Spain

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