KPFA-FM Music Dept. ➔ An Evening of Player Pianos, 1 of 2

Analog Audio


Event Type
Interview and Music
Origin
KPFA
Identifier
AM.1972.10.11.A
Program Length
105 min
Part
1 of 2
Dates
1972-10-11 | broadcast
| 1972-10-07 | created
Description
Blues, pop and classical music is heard performed on two 50 year old player pianos. Charles Amirkhanian and Bill Schechner are guests in the home of Sally and Dale Lawrence and are invited to paw through 700 rolls, and play as many as possible. Amirkhanian and Schechner also interview Dick Rutlinger & Mel Luccetti, who are both members of the Automatic Musical Instrument Collectors Association (AMICA).
Genres
Mechanical music
Musical Selections
Song of India / Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov -- American in Paris: Part 2 / George Gershwin -- Music of the Spheres [part 5 of "Winterreigen"] / Ernő Dohnanyi
Subjects
Player piano
Player piano music
Mechanical pianos
Popular music