Pianola Day

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The Musical Museum contains one of the world's foremost collections of musical instruments including a number of rare Pianolas and an archive of over 30,000 music rolls. The Pianola Day encompasses performances, a historical overview and move on to practical information regarding how a Pianola works; including maintenance and repair and making rolls and roll repairs. (For those who wish to partake in the day's Performance Study the set pieces will be Liszt's 'Liebestraume No 3' or Rachmaninov's Prelude in C sharp minor (roll and score is provided.). There is a presentations by the Piano Player Group and Post Bid Enterprise followed by a Q & A session. Additionally, there will be a demonstration of the Museum's Mighty Wurlitzer theatre organ during the afternoon tea interval. (The day is hosted by Richard Cole, Curator of the Musical Museum and Michael Broadway, fellow director of the Museum, and a regular performer at the Pianola in London concerts.)

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