Muzak


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Mu·zak

 (myo͞o′zăk′)
A trademark for background music or television transmitted especially to places of business on a subscription basis.
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Muzak

(ˈmjuːzæk)
n
(Music, other) trademark recorded light music played in shops, restaurants, factories, etc, to entertain, increase sales or production, etc
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Mu•zak

(ˈmyu zæk)
Trademark.
recorded background music transmitted by radio, telephone, or satellite, as to offices or restaurants.
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Translations

Muzak

® [ˈmjuːzæk] Nhilo m musical
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Muzak®

[ˈmjuːzæk] n (in shop, restaurant)musique f de fond
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Muzak®

nfunktionelle Musik, Berieselungsmusik f (inf)
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Sometimes the music is not muzak and is live, and here the musicians all too often completely forget they are there gently to entertain the guests and not self-indulgently take over the establishment.
They describe his early life and education at West Point, his army career, his work on artillery problems and his invention of the polarizing photochronograph, his development of aviation for the army, his landline communications research, his invention of new techniques for radio and submarine cable telegraphy, and how he led the army's aviation program, led the effort to equip US forces with modern communications during World War I, and founded Muzak. The book is based on Clark's doctoral dissertation, and adds personal information about Squier and new scholarship on his scientific achievements.
Muzak had the upper hand in their three meetings last year but the tables have now turned due to his win in this race, and for the first time he has to give weight to Boxer Beat.
“Plus, our visual designers helped make this connection happen in a way that created a rich, memorable experience for the Spurs,” Brett Balthrope, President of Muzak Texas added.
In August, the group reported its second quarter financial results which showed a 62% year-on-year rise in revenue to USD107.8m and adjusted EBITDA of USD30.1m, up by 59% on the year.Country: USASector: Media, Wholesale/RetailTarget: Mood Media US franchiseeBuyer: Muzak LLC, Mood Media CorporationDeal size in USD: 27.9mType: Corporate acquisitionStatus: Closed
Toronto-based Mood Media Corp has said it will pay $345 million for the privately held Muzak, but will keep the combined company's US HQ in the town of Fort Mill.
Sir Peter Maxwell Davies claimed that piped muzak was an "invasion of privacy" and was killing our capacity to enjoy peace and silence.
M2 EQUITYBITES-17 March 2010-GE Capital co-lends USD109m to Muzak as exit financing(C)2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
Or perhaps it was not one song in particular - just a general weariness of elevator music that prompted workers at 13 Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles offices (Eugene's DMV wasn't one of them) to suggest recently that the state could save the $160 a month it costs to feed Muzak into the lobbies where drivers come to take exams, renew licenses and register vehicles.
IF they can stop Sandra Burt singing in the Aand T food store in Clackmannan why can't someone do something about the Muzak we hear everywhere else?