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Violano Virtuoso Roll #2331

Violano Virtuoso Roll #2331

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This music roll was made by Mills Novelty Company in Chicago, Illinois, about 1924-1925. It is Roll #2331, playable in a Violano Virtuoso player. The tune list for this roll is as follows:

Roll #2331 - Hand Played Light Classical Roll
9857: Marcheta (A Love Song of Old Mexico), Schertzinger-O-Hare, copyright 1924, J. Franklin Co.
9858: Will You Remember from "Maytime," S. Romberg, copyright 1917, G. Schirmer
9859: Love Has a Way (them melody for Mary Pickford in "Dorothy Vernon of Hadden Hall"), Victor Schertzinger, copyright 1924, H. Flammer
9860: When You're Away from "The Only Girl," Blossom V. Herbert, copyright 1914, M. Witmark
9861: A Kiss in the Dark from “Orange Blossom" (waltz), DeSilva - V. Herbert, copyright 1922, Harms, Inc.

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
music roll
date made
ca 1924-1925
maker
Mills Novelty Company
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: roll: 14 5/8 in x 4 1/2 in; 37.1475 cm x 11.43 cm
overall: box: 5 1/8 in x 17 1/4 in x 5 3/4 in; 13.0175 cm x 43.815 cm x 14.605 cm
ID Number
MI.73.07
accession number
289515
catalog number
73.07
maker number
2331
Credit Line
Gift of Lewis Graham
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