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Thanks for naming that tune!

A big thank you to everyone for their enthusiastic response in naming the Titanic musical toy pig’s tune. We are delighted to be able to confirm that the tune is La Sorella, composed in around 1905 by Charles Borel-Clerq. The tune is also known as La Matchiche, which confirms the…

Name that tune!

We have a rather lovely musical toy pig in our collection, a survivor from the Titanic. Last year we were able to look inside it for the first time, using Nikon Metrology’s x-ray computed tomography  – we have now been able to study its musical mechanism in great depth, allowing…