Paper Music Rolls and Folded Cardboard Book-music

Piano music roll No. 6380 Ludwig van Beethoven “Gavotte in F major"

    Piano music roll No. 6380 Ludwig van Beethoven “Gavotte in F major"

    Great Britain, London


    The Aeolian Company Ltd.

    Paper, metal, wood, cardboard, binding material; perforation, printing, cardboard work, presswork

    4.2 x 31.8 x 4.8 cm

    Inscriptions, subscriptions: on the labels: “DUO-ART”, “THE AEOLIAN CO., LTD”, “LONDON”, “6380”, “Gavotte in F major”, “Beethoven”, “Played by H. Bauer”, “MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN”, on the vignette in addition: “DUO-ART”, “The Aeolian Company, Limited”, “London and New York”. On the perforated area: “Tempo”, “70”


    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 catalog number, the musical piece title, the composer and performer names, the stamp with authorization and the pianist's autograph is on the cut field surface. The piano roll features the tempo indication and perforation – the encoded sequence of control actions on a musical instrument for playing the tune - “Gavotte in F-major” (about 1786) by the German pianist and composer Ludwig van Beethoven (Ludwig van Beethoven (12.1770-26.03.1827) arranged and performed by Harold Bauer (28.04.1873-12.03.1951) – the Anglo-American concert pianist. G. Bauer first published the arrangement of the piece that was composed for four hands, for piano solo in 1920 in the USA.

    The piano music roll is stored in the parallelepiped-shaped box made of cardboard, composed of bottom and cover, pasted over with grey binding material. The label with information similar to the information in the medallion with the pianist’s signature is on the cover flat end.

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