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Links to Resources for Mechanical Music
An organized list of resources related to Mechanical music, including firms who offer services and supplies for all types of mechanical musical instruments.

Compiled by / Send updates to: Jody Kravitz
Compilation Copyright (C) 1999-2017 by Jody S. Kravitz
Last updated: January 01 2016 10:28:35.

Piano Music Rolls - Sales/Perforators
Music Boxes, Disks, and Cylinders
No Longer In Business
Roll Mail Auctions
Organ Rolls / Strips / Cardboard
Restoration Supplies
Piano Discs
MIDI Supplies
Instrument Manufacturers
Museums / Libraries / Universities
Discussion Groups
Player and Reproducing Piano
Dealers and Restoration
Crank / Barrel-Organs
Appraisal and Shipping Services


VendorJack Breen - Violano Rollography and Violano Rollscanning projects
Phone(508) 380-3844
DescrAccumulating information and rolls for both the Violano Rollography and Violano Rollscanning projects. Sales of Violano MIDI files and rollography. Identification and labels for unknown Violano rolls.

VendorRich Ingram (formerly California Player Roll Co.)
Phone(626) 824-4404
DescNEW PIANO ROLL BOXES Exactly like the originals - Duo-Art Audiographic series, AMPICO "Top Hat" and Large boxes, 88 note roll, 65 Note Roll Boxes. Other repair supplies available- Parchment Leaders, Tabs, Tubes, Flanges,Repair Tissue. Quantity Discounts available. CALL/WRITE FOR SPECIFICS.

VendorGibson - Baldwin: Piano Playing Systems
DescSelf playing piano systems

VendorNoel's (Musical Instrument) Appraisal Service
DescAppraisals are for Gems and Jewelry, Machinery & Equipment and Business Valuation

VendorAmerican Jukeboxes
DescGet your ticket back to a yesteryear of neon bubbler juke boxes, old time radios and turntables, with music that will "knock your socks off!"

VendorCarousel Music Links

VendorTom's Movers - Piano Moving (California based)
DescGet piano moving rate quotes from professional piano movers for your upcoming piano move from California piano

VendorTim Trager
DescDealer, Historian, Lecturer, Consultant, Collector. For over 30 years I have supplied Mechanical Musical Instruments to Collectors and Museums All Over the World! I enjoy stirring the "pot" of enthusiasm for these wonderful mechanical treasures from the past!

VendorMonrovia Sound Studio - (Mike Meddings)
Desc*Extensive* research website for the likes of Jelly Roll Morton, Frank Melrose, J. Lawrence Cook, Joseph Lamb, Dick Wellstood, together with other notable Ragtime, Blues and Hot Piano performers.

VendorJohn Wolff
DescRolls for 20-note organettes (Celestina, Symphonia, etc). Re-mastered copies of original rolls. New rolls arranged by Stephen Kent Goodman.

VendorStudio 801 - Gary Stevenson
DescA very nice (graphically-intense) site on automatic instruments, et al.
DescSite that lists all collecting websites, including a large number of musical websites.

VendorAutomaton Gallery & Shops
EmailPhilippe Sayous
DescAutomatons, Androids, "Artificial Animals"

VendorThe Mechanical Maestro
DescPrivate individual that buys/sells/repairs/rebuilds. Contact them for details.

VendorThe Player-Piano Web-Ring
DescDevoted to ALL websites that involve a paper roll operated, foot-powered or electric powered player piano in any way, shape or form. Open to Enthusiasts, Dealers, Roll Makers and Player Piano Technicians everywhere. From the Grand Reproducing Ampico, Duo-Art or Welte-Mignon units to the straight line circa 1920 'pumper', these mechanical musical marvels have entertained (and continue to amaze) music lovers around the world for over 100 years.

DescManufacturer of a Professional Piano moving Kit

VendorU.K. Piano Page
DescInformation on diverse resources related to pianos, this is the website of the Association of Blind Piano Tuners. The links page includes resources for visually-impaired piano players

VendorThe Player Piano Page
DescTo promote interest in a particular kind of automatic musical instrument, commonly known as the Player Piano or Pianola

VendorBBC - Pianolas: the original digital music
DescBBC feature on player pianos

VendorBallet Mécanique Page, The
DescDevoted to the Ballet Mécanique, a 1924 composition for 16 player pianos and other instruments, and its composer, George Antheil.

VendorLive/Mechanical entertainment for small theaters, festivals, celebrations and weddings
EmailPeter Hunziker
Desc(German) Crank-organ-music: Musette-sounds, waltzes, tangos etc classic music: Mozart, Haydn, & wedding-marches, Nostalgic melodies and songs of the turn of the century (for example, O bide with me),Schnitzelbank songs ["roastings"] according to your statements,Music- and culture-history, fresh for once! -- something for your school.

VendorClear View Designs
EmailJames Roggero
DescMakes custom display cases for museums, antique stores, collectors of fine ship, train, and car models, sports memorabilia, dolls, etc.

VendorMusica Mecanica
EmailPhilippe Rouill
DescThis site includes some wonderful material and is exemplary that it provides the information in 3 languages (French, German, and English).

VendorAncient Automatons
EmailPhilippe Sayous
DescThe site of androids and artificial animals. A tribute to the 18th and 19th century craftsmen and their works, including the famous Jaquet-Droz androids.

VendorPierce Piano Atlas
DescSite will also provide information for one piano, for a small fee.

VendorOut-Back Mechanical Music
DescBainbridge, New York, USA

VendorSam Harris' Graphical Links Page
DescAn Editor's Favorite in Greenville, North Carolina, USA

VendorJohn van Kleef's Music Homepage
EmailJohn van Kleef

VendorLe Turlutain and Company (France)
DescMusic Rolls, Monkey Organs, and Band Organs

VendorPianoDisc Home Page
DescMusic Systems Research

VendorThe Pin Wiz Page
DESCBill Kibler, AKA Pin Wiz, discusses how to play band organ tunes on a synth and have it sound good. Plenty of playable examples.

VendorCourrier and Ives

VendorPebworth's Player Piano Center

VendorThe Pipe Organ Tracker Project

VendorAntique scientific instruments

VendorThe Musical House

VendorChris Doe's Home Page
DescDifferent Pipe / Reed Organs

VendorAssociation for International Display of Art
DESCSee the Section on Mechanical Music

VendorSouth Frisco Jazz Band
DescRobbie Rhodes

VendorLive Performance Products
DescGreat music diskettes for Disklavier

VendorDraaiorgelbouw (Netherland)
DescE. Pluer

VendorMiner Mfg. Co.
DescSource for the new Tangley® Calliaphone® air calliope, popcorn trucks, music rolls. . Donnelson, Iowa, USA

VendorMills Novelty Company Website
DescA new disk player for the Violano Virtuoso is announced. Repair parts and supplies for the Violano and other coin-op equipment made by Mills Novelty in Chicago.

VendorKarlheinz Essl - Composer, Lecturer, Austria

VendorGeorge Bogatko -- Composer, Arranger.
DESCSite contains tunes in Real Audio format plus AWE-32 Resources New Tunes, in Real Audio Format

VendorPlayercare Website

VendorMelvyn Wright - Mechanical Music Arranger

DESCThis very attractive Website of Marty Roenigk's is commercially produced by Bill Tchakirides

VendorPlayer Piano and Mechanical Music Exchange
EmailJoyce Brite
DescBuy, Sell, or Trade instruments, rolls, parts, etc. There are also announcements and links to other interesting places.

VendorRobert F. Gellerman's Reed-Organ Home Page
EmailRobert 'Fritz' Gellerman

VendorLe Ludion Organ Manufacturer
DescPhilippe Crasse, Toulouse France; We build street, band and chamber organs as we exhibited in the last MBSI convention in Orlando. We also make arrangements and punch music books for band and street organs. We design and built memory cards for musical purposes and now we design a new wireless remote control with “bluetooth” Pocket PC to order new or antique automatic musical instruments.

VendorTerry Smythe -- Collector, restorer, Moderator of TAXI-L

VendorLark Mechanical Musical Instruments

VendorD.L. Bullock's Piano World
DescTech tips on restoration, info on organs, pianos, etc. Very eclectic site.

VendorTodd Augsburger's Roller Organs
DescKenton, OH

VendorAlan & Sara Erb Antique Mechanical Music
DESCRestoration and sales of band organs, nickelodeons and music boxes.

VendorVirtual Music Box Museum
DescMore 'sales' than Museum ...

VendorHarald Mueller's 20er Crank Organ Arrangement Website
Desc20er Crank Organ Arrangements - buy and hear music (MP3 format).

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