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Russian Correspondent Seeks Music Box Help
By Matthew Caulfield

There must be some magic to the MMD.  Not only did I get responses to
yesterday's plea to help Valery in Russia with his music box question
from Todd Augsburger, Leslie Hoffman, and Vincent Morgan, but magically
a communication in English finally appeared in the MBSI inbox from
Valery, himself.  Here it is:

  I'm interested in musical caskets.  I have some questions to you.
  I am seeking Internet sites and forums, where people (who make such
  musical caskets) speak with each other.
  Can you help me?  I also would be grateful to you for any information
  of my hobby.
  Do you know program that can help to project a musical-casket disc
  (drum)?  How to transform music (MIDI melody) to drawings of this
  disc (drum)?

  Thank you for the answer.
  Yours faithfully, Valery.

I would guess that by "project" Valery means "create."  Anybody who
can help the guy out should write directly to him (
I will tell him about the MMD and other mechanical music venues, but
if his English is limited, that might not help him as much as a
Russian-speaking correspondent could.

Matthew Caulfield
Irondequoit, New York

 [ I think that Valery used a machine translator which produced the same
 [ translation errors as earlier.  He's not talking about a casket, he
 [ wants to make a musical box played by a disc or a pinned cylinder.
 [ -- Robbie

(Message sent Tue 15 Jan 2008, 18:47:46 GMT, from time zone GMT-0500.)

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