Paper Music Rolls and Folded Cardboard Book-music

Piano music roll No. 0153 George Frideric Handel “Sonata in A major”

    Piano music roll No. 0153 George Frideric Handel “Sonata in A major”

    Great Britain, London

    The 1920s

    Composer: Handel, Georg Friedrich. Arranged by Ferdinand David. Performer: Dambois Maurice, The Aeolian Company

    Paper, cardboard, plastic, binding material; presswork, printing, cardboard work

    Width 28.58 cm

    Inscriptions, subscriptions on the labels: : “DUO-ART”, “THE AEOLIAN COY. LTD”, “LONDON”, “0153”, “Sonata in A major”, “Arranged for Violin by F. David”, “Adagio, Allegro Accompaniment only”, “Handel”, “Played by M. Dambois”, “The Aeolian Company, Limited”, “London and New York”, на этикетке футляра добавлено: “MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN”, “Played by M. Dambois”


    Paper music roll 28.58 cm wide is reeled on the spool with American standard plastic flanges (with guiding grooves for fixing in the drive mechanism – spool box). Artistic vignette with the medallion featuring the catalogue number, the musical piece title, the composer and performer names, the manufacturer and stamp with authorization and autograph the pianist and tempo indication is on the cut field surface. The music roll contains the encoded sequence of control actions for musical instrument to reproduce the tune – Violin Sonata in A major - a work for violin and keyboard instruments (harpsichord) by the German and English composer of the Baroque era Georg Friedrich Handel (05.03.1685-14.04.1759), written in 1725-1726 and arranged by composer Ferdinand David (19.06.1810-18.07.1873). Music roll is recorded by the Belgian cellist and pianist Maurice Dambois (03.30.1889-11.12.1969

    The piano music roll is stored in the parallelepiped-shaped box made of cardboard, composed of bottom and cover, pasted over with brown binding material. The label similar to the label on the roll is on the cover flat end, the label with the performer’s signature in the frame is on the cover upper side.

    Musical instrument: Reproducing grand piano"Steinway Duo-Art”, Инв.1005.