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Open Hand Real Flames - Mechanical Musical Instrument Special

London, 02.10.19

With Bass Clef

OPEN HAND REAL FLAMES is a monthly show presented by Bass Clef. Each episode has a theme - usually a specific musical instrument or process, perhaps an artist or composer, sometimes a record label. Ranging wide over centuries and genres, looking for connections and joy. Always welcomes contributions, music, suggestions.

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  • "Andreas Kopp
    Fischertechnik Mechanical Drum Kit
  • Trompetenuhr De Speelklok
  • Pierre Bastien 
  • P.V.F Pierodienique Cylinderspeeldoos
    Grande Valse Brillante
  • Goodiepal 
    Mechanical Birds
  • Orpheus Disc Piano
    Miners Dream
  • Dunning & Underwood
    Music For Chimney Stacks
  • Mandolin Quartette
    Tell Me Little Gypsy
  • The Famous Dubbeldik Carl Frei Street Organ
    Di Fideler Harmonica Speler
  • Morten Riis
    Steam Machine Music
  • Encore Automatic Banjo
    My Old Kentucky Home
  • Joel Mellin
  • Various Arti Nagada Machines
  • Patrick Mathis A L’orgue Barbarie
    Smooth Criminal
  • Maesto Concert Orchestrion
    Singin’ In The Rain
  • The Centenary Organ
    Take On Me
  • The Trumpeter 84 Key Mortier Organ
    Entry Of The Gladiators
  • Graham Dunning 
  • Schweizerisches Drehorgel
    Unknown Track
  • Schuyt Dance Organ
    Marble Machine
  • Rufo Wever Y Su Cahi’ Orgel
    Welcome Tumba
  • Dunning, Underwood 
    In Suggestible State
  • Maesto Concert Orchestrion
    Maesto Fantasia
  • Joel Mellin