Paper Music Rolls and Folded Cardboard Book-music


    Paper music roll No.22:” IN MUNCHEN STEHT EIN HOFBRAUHAUS”



    Composers: Gabriel Wilhelm, Hornischer Emanuel Thomas, Merkling Georges, Heymann Werner Richard, CREATONAL. Fabrique d'orchestrion et de Musique perforée

    Paper, cardboard, metal, plastic; perforation, printing

    8 x 9 x 35.3 cm, Width 28.85 cm

    Inscriptions on case and roll labels: “Rouieau CREATONAL Pour MIRELLA/ No 22/ 25 mt”, “In München steht ein Hofbrauhaus/Walzer”, “2. So gehts bei uns in Wien/Marsch/Hornischer”, “3. Danse des Paysans alsaciens/Valse/Merkling”, “Das muss ein Stück vom Himmel sein/Walzer/Heymann”. Overprint on the roll: “CREATONAL Fabrique d’orchestrion et de Musique perforée CH – 1032 Romanel”


    Paper roll 28.85 cm wide “is wound on pin-end spool (with metal semi-axes, one is rounded, the other has radial protrusions for fixing in playing device drive axis slot), with plastic flanges; the roll leader is cut angle wise with the end covered with thin plastic and equipped with a wire loop. There is narrow-framed yellow label on the roll leader with the information about catalog number, the length of the roll, pieces titles, music styles and names of composers. There are 67 perforated tracks on the roll with encoded sequence of control actions on musical instruments for playing a melody. The paper music roll is stored in cardboard parallelepiped-shaped case, composed of white bottom and the lid. There is a label on the lid flat end similar to the label on the roll. Four popular in Germany in 20-30th arranged tunes are encoded on the roll. “In München steht ein Hofbräuhaus” (“There is a Hofbräuhaus in Munich”) is a popular waltz written by Berlin composer Wilhelm “Wiga” Gabriel, (1897–1964) in 1935. The Hofbräuhaus is a famous Munich beer restaurant. “So gehts bei uns in Wien” (“This is how we have it in Vienna”) - march by Viennese musician and composer Emanuel Thomas Hornischer (1862-1912), published in 1925. "Danse des Paysans alsaciens" ("Dance of the Alsatian peasants") - waltz by Merkling, Georges, (1879-1935). “Das muss ein Stück vom Himmel sein” - waltz by the German conductor and composer Werner Richard Heymann (1896-1961).
    Music player: Musical automaton ”Accordeo-boy” (476/ММП).