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In this video: https://youtu.be/iH0YS8vlHyM?t=615 an instrument called "orchestrion", a combination of piano, pipe organ, reed organ, drum set, and xylophone, is demonstrated with a composition whose name is not mentioned.

Do you happen to know what is the name? And who is the composer? I liked it a lot.

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The music is taken from the opera "Norma" by Vincenzo Bellini. This arrangement is called "Fantaisie brillante sur 'Norma'", opus 65 by Ignace Xavier Joseph Leybach (1817-1891).

Here you can find the score.

Many pianolas have used a roll of this composition:

However, as you can verify, the version of this orchestrion is significantly shorter, and has the "Casta diva" part omitted. Nevertheless, I like a lot more how the final scene melody is interpreted in the orchestrion, compared to the other ones.

I could not find any recording not derived from a piano roll.

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At least some of the music is taken from the opera "Norma" by the Italian composer Vincenzo Bellini (1801-1835). The music at 13:02 is from the final scene, and it sounds very much like the rest is also from that opera.

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