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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000404.txt from 1998/04

From: Martin Pergler <>
Subj: Re: Re[2]: Page turners
Date: Wed, 8 Apr 1998 20:57:41 -0400

On Wed, 8 Apr 1998 wrote:

> I've thought of having an electrically driven roll of music controlled
> by a pedal. It would be like a piano roll except horizontal. It
> would display say 4 pages at once and the player could move the pages
> across either as a smooth continuous motion of get it to flip across 1
> page at a time in a fraction of a second. It would incorporate a light
> of just the right brightness to read the music.
> Shoulds I design and patent such a device? Any backers?

I've seen advertisements and reports of such a device that scrolls
vertically, in either the newsletter of the ACMP, or in Ted Rust's
magazine "Music for the Love of It!". If someone remains interested
in knowing more about it, I will look it up when I am at the same
place as my copies of these newsletters next week.


Martin Pergler
Grad student, Mathematics
Univ. of Chicago

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