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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000466.txt from 1998/04

From: bkinlein <>
Subj: Re: Page turners
Date: Fri, 10 Apr 1998 10:06:36 -0400

Seems to me you're all working with outdated technology. Why not a
computer display?
Won't the copyright gurus have fun with that!

Martin Pergler wrote:
> 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
> -------------------------------------------------------
> Martin Pergler
> Grad student, Mathematics
> Univ. of Chicago

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