Metal Discs

Metal disc No8061 Carl Zeller. “Wie mein Ahnl(ich) zwanzig Jahr”

    Metal disc No8061 Carl Zeller. “Wie mein Ahnl(ich) zwanzig Jahr”

    Germany, Leipzig

    The 1900s

    Composer: Zeller Carl, Orphenion - Musikwerke Seiler, Müller & Hensch Steel

    Steel; presswork, printing, oxidation, varnishing

    Diameter 66 cm


    Disc is manufactured from thin steel sheet steel by presswork, with round aperture in the center and oblong perforation along the edge. Projection slots; musical piece title in German, English and French, the catalog number, the composer last name; trademark is in the form of brand name and a lyre with laurel branches entwined by ribbon painted are on the disc face side, covered with transparent protective varnish. Projections formed by partial cutting and bending, which location determines the aria “Wie mein Ahnl (ich) zwanzig Jahr” sounding are on the work side, coated with a protective oxide layer. This melody is from the operetta “The Bird Seller” (Der Vogelhändler) by the Austrian composer of the 19th century Zeller, Carl Adam Johann Nepomuk (19.06.1842-17.081898). The premiere of this operetta took place on January 10, 1891 at the Theater an der Wien in Vienna.
    Music player: Disc music box “Orphenion” (No.677).