By Maristella Feustle
|Title:||Joe M. Morris Piano Roll Collection, 1902-2006|
|Primary Creator:||Morris, Joe M.|
|Arrangement:||Rolls are in numerical order according to numbers assigned by the collector. The collection is divided into five series of roughly 1000 items, and a sixth series for the remainder.|
|Forms of Material:||Player piano music|
Scope and Contents of the MaterialsThe collection consists of 5431 piano rolls, containing Western art music and American popular songs, as well as folk and novelty tunes. A majority of the popular songs are arranged as fox trots; many rolls also include lyrics which scroll as the roll progresses.
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|Acquisition Source:||Estate of Joe M. Morris|
|Finding Aid Revision History:||July 26, 2018.|