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also quad·ri·phon·ic  (kwŏd′rə-fŏn′ĭk)
Of or for a four-channel sound system in which speakers are positioned at all four corners of the listening space, reproducing signals that are independent of each other.

qua·draph′o·ny (kwŏ-drăf′ə-nē) n.


or quad•ri•phon•ic

(ˌkwɒd rəˈfɒn ɪk)

of or pertaining to the recording, reproduction, or transmission of sound by means of four channels instead of two; four-channel.
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Adj.1.quadraphonic - of or relating to quadraphony; "his quadraphonic sound system"


[ˌkwɒdrəˈfɒnɪk] ADJcuatrifónico


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Bunita explains that it is in this section in particular that the four voices of the string quartet were designed to be individually amplified and quadraphonically diffused from separate corners of the hall, assaulting the sensorium from all different directions like "four voices in one mind.
Recorded quadraphonically in 1971 for EMI's Studio Two line, it found its way to my attention a couple of years later quite by happenstance.
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