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gramophone

1. 
a. a device for reproducing the sounds stored on a record: now usually applied to the nearly obsolete type that uses a clockwork motor and acoustic horn
b. (as modifier): a gramophone record
2. the technique and practice of recording sound on disc
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Stereo sound production was in its infancy at the time, but the 201 was the gramophone of choice, so long as your records played at 78rpm.
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.
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
Relief for this minor social discomfort came soon after, when gramophones became available on easy credit terms.
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.
On the other hand, it does mean that we're doing nothing to repair the damage caused by a century of gramophone turntables.
Student Callum Linton, aged 15, said his favourite part had been learning how to use the 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.
And not only did the R&B superstar win enough gold gramophones to open a museum, Beyonce's fiance Jay-Z also scooped two for his collaboration on her worldwide No1 hit Crazy In Love.
Girls with men are jazzing to gramophones in meadows' exploded one custodian of the inter-war English landscape as popular tourism and its trappings descended on the apparent calm of the English countryside.