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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.

Bob Stewart

 [ 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

(Message sent Mon 20 May 2013, 19:40:46 GMT, from time zone GMT-0500.)

Key Words in Subject:  Balboa, Calif, Carousel, Diego, Organ, Park, San

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