The first spring-driven gramophone
appeared in late 1896 and by the following year its popularity was beginning to overtake that of its predecessor, the phonograph which played small, tube-like cylinders.
S t r e a m Nostalgia Users can pair any Bluetooth-enabled device to the Gramovox(TM) Bluetooth Gramophone
and wirelessly stream songs through the product.
dead," he claimed and took it upon himself to breathe new life into them by using them as a medium for works seeking the substance and patterns of commercial releasing of recordings, as well as by expressive playing on gramophones
within the context of the New York underground No Wave scene, from which Swans, Sonic Youth, Lydia Lunch and Glenn Branca accured, as well as the contemporary reductionist improvisations
was the obvious development, invented in 1888 by Emile Berliner, a German American, although it first appeared on the market as a toy.
UNDER HAMMER Old gramophones
for sale by Anderson & Garland.
An Edison phonograph of 1905 was sold by retailer W Newton of Westgate Road, a Colombia gramophone
of 1906 to Sherborne's of Westmorland Road and a 1940s Vidor wireless and gramophone
to the Windows store.
Annabel said: "Depending on what needle you use, the gramophones
can make a big sound and you don't always need to amplify it.
On the other hand, it does mean that we're doing nothing to repair the damage caused by a century of gramophone
People are intrigued at what is involved, so rather than just listening to the music, many people like to watch the process of winding the gramophones
, changing the needles and changing the records.
In Northampton today, phonographs and old wind-up gramophones
are attracting enthusiasts from all over the country for the City of London Phonograph and Gramophone
Society's Phonofair 2001.
It was perfectly usual and acceptable to have to wind up these gramophones
between records, but to try to learn to dance to a machine that reduced a danceable tune like Cheek to Cheek or It's a Sin to Tell a Lie to a series of grunts and moans during the playing of one record was difficult if not hopeless.
Besides setting up to sell gramophones
and records in North America, he gave the okay to William Barry Owen, an ex-lawyer with big ideas about the possibilities of the newfangled record business, to do business in Europe.