Societies and Organizations
Musical Instrument Collectors' Association (AMICA) is devoted
to the restoration, distribution and enjoyment of musical
instruments using perforated paper music rolls and perforated music
The Musical Box Society
International is dedicated to the enjoyment, study, and
preservation of automatic and mechanical music instruments.
L'Association des Amis des Instruments et
de la Musique Mécanique (AAIMM) is a collector organization based
in France. Web page in French, English and German.
The Player Piano
Group is a non-profit making organization for enthusiasts of
player pianos and related instruments. Based in the United
Kingdom, the PPG has members worldwide.
Draaiorgelvrienden is the Dutch Society for the Preservation of
fair organs, street organs, dance hall organs, orchestrions and
other automatic music instruments; their history and development
and their present situation. Page is in Dutch, English and
The Fair Organ Preservation
Society is an international organisation dedicated to promoting
fairground organs and other mechanical music instruments. Details
are available on the site of how to join and the benefits members
receive for their annual subscription in addition to articles
published in the society's quarterly magazine, The Key Frame and
lists of events worldwide.
The Carousel Organ
Association of America devoted to enjoying, preserving, and sharing
knowledge of all outdoor mechanical musical instruments; including band,
fair, and street organs, calliopes, and hand-cranked organs of all sizes.
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