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egg music box

Egg Music Box

Decorated music boxes are spectacular in detail!  Each egg music box is embellished and opens to reveal a scene inside or a satin-lined compartment.  Continue reading

Featured Music Box Plays Le Moldau

Featured Music Box Plays Le Moldau

Take a trip down the picturesque Vlatva River (“Moldau” in German) when you listen to the music of Bedrich Smetana’s symphonic tone poem “Le Moldau” played on this gorgeous walnut music box with Reuge movement.  Reuge is the best in Swiss movements, and this one has 144 notes that play on a round cylinder when you wind the box.

Smetana composed Le Moldau” by 1874.  It’s one of 6 in a suite that describes his beloved homeland, the Czech Republic.  You’ll recognize the theme.  Read more about the composition here.

In today’s world of high tech and fast pace, a music box is a beautiful gift.  If your special someone appreciates the mechanical precision and craftsmanship required to produce a beautiful sound, this music box would be a wonderful gift.  Come listen to it at Ann’s and let us tell you more about why it’s so special:

Listen to the orchestral rendition of “Le Moldau”, played here by City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra.  It sounds like flowing water…the familiar theme starts at the 1 min mark:

 

Sentimental Music Boxes

Music boxes with heartfelt sentiments on top make just the right gift when you want to tell someone how much she means to you.  These put in words what you mean.  Want to substitute a personal picture or thought?  The tops are like picture frames…you can change the message or the image anytime you like.