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50 Note Nidec/Sankyo Orpheus Movement

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( 15cm long, 7.5cm wide,  3.5cm high )

Tune Description

In the Swiss music box style, this musical movement is harp-like. It will help those students of yours want to practice the piano: that is, if you are a piano teacher!

This is one of the better 50-note movements Sankyo makes. All three songs are very pretty.

Chopin's music appears to work very well for music boxes!

"Fantaisie-Impromptu" is also known as
"Fantaisie-Impromptu Op. 66"

"Nocturne" is also known as
"Nocturne Op. 9 No. 2"

"Tristesse" is also known as
Etude Op. 10. No.3 "Chanson De L'adieu"

50 Note Movement

This kind of Nidec/Sankyo movement plays two or three tunes (or parts) and is made in Japan. Playing time is usually about 6 minutes. There are fifty notes (or "teeth") on the comb. There is a lot of bass sound in the comb, and the arrangements are usually very spectacular in nature. Our in-house comb machine and Rick's expertise result in Bell-Like Tuning unrivalled in new movements for decades.

Customer Testimony

"I simply want to take this opportunity to express how fortunate I think I am that I selected them…"
- johnvankesteren

Fantaisie-Impromptu Hear Full Tune
F.F. Chopin

Nocturne Hear Full Tune
F.F. Chopin

Tristesse Hear Full Tune
F.F. Chopin

Online Price
US $814


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1. If you buy one of our large music boxes together with one of our movements, we will install the movement free of charge.
2. If you buy just the movement, it ships complete with winding key, mounting screws, operating lever, an attractive tune label, and an accurate drilling template. For box-building details, refer to our Box Design & Installation Considerations.


We also stock 15mm (just over 9/16”) long key extenders (necessary for box bottoms thicker than 3/8 - which we do not recommend). These are only available with the purchase of a movement. Contact us for details.
  All tune arrangements are copyrighted by Nidec/Sankyo Corp. except drum codes beginning in “BMB” which are copyrighted by

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