Maison De La Musique Mecanique De Mirecourt

Collection includes a variety of orchestrions, mechanical pianos, push-ups, street organs and dance organs. This collection dedicated to mechanical instruments is managed by Maurice and his daughter Françoise, both, passionate about these instruments. The first Serinette Mirecourt organs were intended to imitate the canary birds in vogue for their repetitive vocal qualities. Music soon moved on to quadrilles, and waltzes sounded better and contributed to more fun in the living room.