Category: Mechanical

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Pianola Jazz

Early piano jazz & ragtime played on 65 and 88 note pianola rolls from 1895 to the 1920s.
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Pianola Ragtime

Early piano jazz and ragtime from 1895 to1916 recorded from the original pianola rolls. A fine historical document of this fascinating genre with titles such as Temptation Rag, Rag-time Skedaddle, Wabash Blues, The Grizzly Bear Rag, Bow-wow Blues, Smokey Mokes, Panama Rag.
CD-SDL 232 CD-SDL 232
Mechanical Music Hall

Instrumental versions of music hall favourites played on musical boxes, 'barrel organs', penny pianos and other Edwardian and Victorian automata
CD-SDL 271 CD-SDL 271
Pipes, Barrels and Pins

An extensive collection of mechanical musical instruments from small musical box to enormous fair ground organ. These were once the pride of the West Cornwall Museum of Mechanical Music that entertained holiday makers for many years
CD-SDL 355 CD-SDL 344
The Roaring 20s

Top bands and singers of the 1920s from the original recordings plus pianola rolls.
CD-SDL 355 CD-SDL 355
Kitten On the Keys

An excursion into the nostalgic world of the front room pianola. Pianola Rolls of favourite dance tunes and songs of the 1920s from the original rolls of the day.
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Pleasures and Treasures

The Music Includes world music, traditional British music, early classical music on original instruments, novelty numbers, jazz, music hall, musical boxes, guitar quartets, saxophone quartet, brass group, viol consorts, choral music and chant, handbells and church bells, poetry and readings - from mediaeval times to the present day. This double album forms part of Saydisc’s 50th Anniversary celebration releases and is drawn from recordings made over the years from mono open reel recording to high quality stereo digital.