Mechanical Music Digest  Gallery
You Are Not Logged In Login/Get New Account
Please Log In. Accounts are free!
Logged In users are granted additional features including a more current version of the Archives and a simplified process for submitting articles.
Home Archives Calendar Gallery Store Links Info
MMD > Gallery > Sounds > wolff_unknown


Our End-Of-Year Fundraising Drive is in progress. Please visit out home page to see this and other announcements:
https://www.mmdigest.com     Thank you. --Jody

Unknown organette song
Unknown Song on Wilcox & White "Symphonia" Organette Roll
by John Wolff (040719 MMDigest)

I would be most grateful if someone could help put a name to the tune (or tunes) in the MIDI file attached.  It's a rather graceful dance roll in 4/4 time, which plays for a bit over 4 minutes.  The original is from an un-labelled 20-note roll for the Wilcox & White "Symphonia" organette, so it probably dates from the 1880s or '90s.

The MIDI file was scanned directly from the roll.  I would be grateful to know the name of the tune and the type of dance, and I would be delighted if someone could tell me the original roll number in either the Wilcox & White or the Mechanical Orguinette (Aeolian) catalog.

Many thanks,
John Wolff.
Melbourne, Australia
wolff@vicnet.net.au.geentroep [delete ".geentroep" to reply]
http://www.vicnet.net.au/~wolff/
Date: Sun, 18 Jul 2004 23:32:03 -0700

wolff_unknown.mid (12 kb)


18 July 2004

Home    Archives    Calendar    Gallery    Store    Links    Info   


Enter text below to search the MMD Website with Google



CONTACT FORM: Click HERE to write to the editor, or to post a message about Mechanical Musical Instruments to the MMD

Unless otherwise noted, all opinions are those of the individual authors and may not represent those of the editors. Compilation copyright 1995-2018 by Jody Kravitz.

Please read our Republication Policy before copying information from or creating links to this web site.

Click HERE to contact the webmaster regarding problems with the website.

Please support publication of the MMD by donating online

Pay via PayPal

No PayPal account required

                                     
Translate This Page

. .