Tin Pan Alley
Upright Transposing Piano, 1940
Maker: Weser
New York
Photo on right shows lever.
photos by
M. Erixon-Stanford
This upright piano was customized for composer Irving Berlin, with a special
transposing lever beneath the keyboard, allowing the pianist to play in any key without
the need to transpose. (Berlin could only play in one key)
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