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Category Archives: Antique Music Technology
John Field Nocturne No 4 played by Carl Reinecke on piano roll from 1907. How charming is this!!! Modern technology like CDs, mps are great and all that- but they do not have charm… Advertisements
Jacques Thibaud plays Romance in F by Beethoven, 1925 recording Jacques Thibaud plays Romance in F by Beethoven. This is a very early electric recording on French Disque Gramophone. Romance No.2 in F major, op.50 25th Nov. 1925, Hayes, England … Continue reading
His Master’s Voice Model 145 Gramophone, plays Mozart. This Gramophone treats you to a vintage recording of Don Giovanni. It fascinates me that to us today, this seems very “old”- yet to Mozart himself this would have been a wonder … Continue reading
“VIENNA WOOD STORIES” By Strauss Played On 1899 Stella 17 1/4 Inch Grand Console Music Box How charming!
Felix Mendelssohn – A Midsummer Night’s Dream Overture – Roll recording C.1908 This is charming! It has a good sound for an antique too. Here is one of Mendelssohn’s best known works which was played and recorded on a piano … Continue reading
Chopin’s “Minute Waltz” played by Vladimir De Pachmann on a gramophone
1913 Piano roll recording of Claude Debussy playing his La soirée dan Grenade. Here’s how Claude Debussy sounded!