Category Archives: Antique Music Technology

John Field Nocturne No 4 played by Carl Reinecke on piano roll from 1907

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

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Jacques Thibaud plays Romance in F by Beethoven, 1925 recording

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

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His Master’s Voice Model 145 Gramophone, plays Mozart.

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

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“VIENNA WOOD STORIES” By Strauss Played On 1899 Stella 17 1/4 Inch Grand Console Music Box

“VIENNA WOOD STORIES” By Strauss Played On 1899 Stella 17 1/4 Inch Grand Console Music Box How charming!

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Felix Mendelssohn – A Midsummer Night’s Dream Overture – Roll recording C.1908

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

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Chopin’s “Minute Waltz” played by Vladimir De Pachmann on a gramophone

Chopin’s “Minute Waltz” played by Vladimir De Pachmann on a gramophone

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1913 Piano roll recording of Claude Debussy playing his La soirée dan Grenade

1913 Piano roll recording of Claude Debussy playing his La soirée dan Grenade. Here’s how Claude Debussy sounded!

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