piped music


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piped music

light popular music prerecorded and played through amplifiers in a shop, restaurant, factory, etc., as background music
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There are some figures which indicate that 34 per cent dislike piped music, 30 per cent like it, and the rest are indifferent.
If I hear piped music being played to supposedly soothe me as I wait on the phone I put the receiver down," he added.
Home is a farm near Belford, where as well as cosy laying barns (complete with piped music from the radio), they are free to forage outdoors on grassland.
Cherryl, 50, came up with the idea after seeing how the animals reacted to piped music.
Has anyone ever heard piped music in this store other than in English?
But a couple of months later, one of his patients amazed me by reporting that his dental practice now had piped music, both in reception and in the surgery.
They don't want piped music because it interferes with the 'Thud!
The superloo will have piped music, plush toilet furniture, hot and cold showers and attendants.
There's the usual recorded message which gives several options and then when you select the one you want the piped music will often come on to while away the minutes while you wait and wait and sometimes wait a bit more.
And while the piped music suggested back in the 1950s was never brought in, there has been some televisual entertainment, courtesy of the big screen installed in 2008.
The day they introduce piped music into Moor Street Station will be the day I finally transfer to the bus.
In an already noisy environment people who have to wear hearing aids can be tormented by the addition of loud piped music, turning what should be a pleasurable occasion into a confused and miserable experience.