November/December 2014, Volume 30, No.6

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“A New York Carousel Rhapsody — NCA Convention Highlights”

Richard Concepcion describes five carousels in the New York area which were visited by attendees at the NCA Convention held in Long Island, NY. Pictures highlight each day’s tours.

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“Bushnell Park 100th Birthday”

Donna Lee Woolcott shares photos and images of the birthday party at the New England Carousel. The Stein & Goldstein carousel celebrated its 100th birthday On July 26, 2014.

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“Riding With The Rabbit — Lake George, New York”

Richard Concepcion spent two weekends during the summer of 2014 going back to a very popular destination in the Adirondack mountains between New York City and Montreal. He visiting some the areas where in the 1970s theme parks were built around carousels and other rides. The changes from then to now are worth the exploration.

Nicole Frères cylinder musical box

Nicole Frères cylinder musical box

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Limonaire Frères Orchestrophone

“Guinness Spotlight: The Strauss Family”

Michele Marinelli explores the lives of the entire musical family and how they were key contributors to the genre of Viennese dance music. The music from the family of Strauss professional musicians, conductors, and composers is found on a wide variety of mechanical music instruments.

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Peter Boehm shares carousel memories.

Peter Boehm shares carousel memories.

“Cafesjian’s Carousel – 100th Birthday Celebration”

On Saturday, August 9, 2014, PTC #33 in Como Park, St Paul, Minnesota celebrated its 100th birthday with a large celebration accompanied by an organ rally sponsored by the local COAA group. Husband and wife team – Peter Boehm and Nancy Peterson shared their experiences over a twenty-six year period of saving the carousel from piecemeal auction to participating in its restoration to celebrating its 100th birthday as a Minnesota Treasure.

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“All The Pretty Ponies”

Michele Marinelli explores the lives of the entire musical family and how they were key contributors to the genre of Viennese dance music. The music from the family of Strauss professional musicians, conductors, and composers is found on a wide variety of mechanical music instruments.

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“De Aalster Gavioli”

Jan Kees de Ruijter details the purchase of the 65-key Gavioli which resides in the Utrecht Organ Museum in Holland. Restoration work on the organ is also discussed in this work. The article is translated by Tom Meijer.

“Gavioli & Cie”

Lee Williams gives a short history of the family and firm of Gavioli. The family was responsible for building some of the finest organs in the 1800s and early 1900s. Surviving organs today are important examples of some of the best built mechanical music machines of that period.

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“How A Small, Well-Run Classic Carousel can Outperform the Rest”

Dan Horenberger, who has been around carousels for years and has restored and maintained many of them, shares how a small, well-run classic carousel can be profitable in a short time. A small city with a positive attitude and persistence made their park something to be proud of.

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“Optimism Reigns”

An update on the disposition of the historic Dr. Floyd L. Moreland Dentzel-Looff Carousel at Seaside Heights, New Jersey.

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