Metal Discs

Metal disc No.8081 Lincke, Paul “Der Jahrmarktsrummel”

    Metal disc No.8081 Lincke, Paul “Der Jahrmarktsrummel”

    Germany, Leipzig

    The 1900s

    Orphenion - Musikwerke Seiler, Müller & Hensch

    Steel; presswork, printing, oxidation, varnishing

    Diameter 66 cm

    Inscriptions on the disc: “№ 8081”, “Der Jahrmarktsrummel Marsch”, “March. Marche“, “F. Linke”, “Orphenion”


    Metal disc is made of thin steel sheet by presswork, with round aperture in the center and oval holes along the edge. Projection slots, inscription with the catalog number, melody title, author's last name and the trademark lyre-shaped imprint with ribbon, laurel branches and the inscription “Orphenion” are on the disc front side. Projections formed by partial cutting and bending, the location of which determines the melody to be played are on the work side. The march “Der Jahrmarktsrummel”, op. 8 by the German composer Paul Lincke (07.11.1866-03.09. 1946) was written in 1896.
    Music player: Disc music box “Orphenion”. (No. 677).