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graphophone

an instrument for reproducing sound from records; a phonograph; a gramophone.
See also: Phonograph Records
an instrument for reproducing sound from wax records.
See also: Instruments
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The Gramophone Company merges with the Columbia Graphophone Company to form Electric and Musical Industries.
American Graphophone Co., 1918); and (4) inequitable conduct (Mark & Anenson, 2014; U.S.P.T.O., 2017c; Lex Machina, 2011; Precision Instruments Manufacturing Co.
(45) Frances Densmore, one of the earliest ethnographers to use phonographic recording, recalled in her 1941 report to the Smithsonian, titled "The Study of Indian Music," that the "phonograph [she] bought was a small machine and the Bureau in 1908 replaced it with a Columbia graphophone. Home recording was at the height of its popularity and this machine was made to meet the demand." Densmore, "The Study of Indian Music," Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1941), p.
It is affiliated itself with the Columbia Graphophone Company of the United Kingdom and adopted the standard UK Columbia trademarks in 1931.
A grim parody of part-exchange sees Anse trade a corpse for a duck-shaped woman who (as a makeweight, perhaps, for her duck-ness) comes with a "graphophone" as a dowry.
Faulkner looked outward to the transformation of his life-world, and borrowed from its transforming media ecology the figures and devices--the disembodied radio voices [exploited in <i>As I Lay Dying</i>], the scratchy grooves of a graphophone [see the end of the same novel], the photomechanical reproduction of a moment in time etched onto silver halide crystals [processes that suffuse scenes and images in <i>Light in August</i> and <i>Absalom, Absalom!</i>], the paving of a town street, or the buzz overhead of a Flying Jenny [the world as organized in <i>Flags in the Dust</i> and several short stories]--that might allow him to dissemble his atavisms behind the screen of a mechanical and electronic modernity.
Recording companies active in pre-World War II British Malaya and the Dutch East Indies included GC, Beka, Odeon, Columbia (US), Columbia Graphophone Company (UK), Hindenburg, Pagoda, Polyphon, Polydor, Lyrophon, Pathe, Tio Tek Hong, Canary, Tjap Angsa, Delima, Yokimtjan, Telefunken, Anken, Chap Kuching and Chap Singa.
She also enjoyed going to Canobie Lake, where she and Ernest would go on canoes and bring their Graphophone to play records and listen to music.
This, and unwise political leanings in the years before his death in 1937, have not helped his music, but now he is coming out of the shadows, and in any case his 3rd symphony was a success, winning a special award from the Columbia Graphophone Company in New York in 1928 for composing a work in the spirit of Schubert's unfinished symphony.