Carousel Organ at Balboa Park, San Diego, Calif.
By Bob Stewart
[ Bruce Pier wrote in 130519 MMDigest:
> There are a couple of brass horn organs that play the same 52-key
> endless loop music as this one. There has been some talk in the
> past of duplicating the existing libraries of music between these
> organs, but for whatever reason it hasn't come to fruition.
Who could recut these rolls and what would the cost be? Maybe this
could be a project financed by MMD or AMICA members. This seems like
a great way to keep our music being heard.
[ Ed Openshaw and John Malone (Play-Rite) own perforators which could
[ be set-up to punch the 8-holes-per-inch rolls, but both machines
[ need at least one man-week of skilled labor to be put into operation.
[ It will be difficult to sell enough recut rolls to pay for the set-up
[ expense. -- Robbie
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