piano roll

noun

Definition of piano roll

  1. :  a music roll used in a player piano or piano player (see piano player 2) Gershwin had preserved That Old Feeling on the piano roll and his performance was now being rendered posthumously. — Ebony, May 1966

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1911

First Known Use of piano roll

1911


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