musical box

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Noun1.Musical box - produces music by means of pins on a revolving cylinder that strike the tuned teeth of a comb-like metal platemusical box - produces music by means of pins on a revolving cylinder that strike the tuned teeth of a comb-like metal plate
musical instrument, instrument - any of various devices or contrivances that can be used to produce musical tones or sounds
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They handled a line of cheap gramophones, and did a little with musical boxes.
Furthermore, the museum's collection contains gramophones, gramophone records, musical boxes, original music manuscripts (scores) of Uzeyir Hajibeyov, the founder of the Azerbaijan professional music, Bulbul, the founder of the national professional vocal art, and the famous composers Gara Garayev, Fikret Amirov and other distinguished music figures, personal belongings of the prominent musicians, posters, playbills, photographs, audio and video records, fine art exhibits, sheet music, books and other materials.
If you are not a fan of Rock 'n' Roll and you prefer chamber music, then the two upcoming concerts by the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra should tick all your musical boxes.
Sound artist Dan Fox has created two musical boxes.
G ) section deals: Musical boxes , music stands and other transport equipment
As for the jingles - everyone remembers the tunes but they can rarely name them - only the fact they always sounded like the tinkling of a bell on of those musical boxes that a ballerina would solemnly twirl upon.
Every Sunday, she would send for us because she said she loved our accent, and in return she would play her musical boxes to keep us happy.
The shop boasts a range of unusual stocking fillers for children such as old-fashioned musical boxes and traditional wooden toys.
The Belgian duo, brothers Stephen and David Dewaele, know exactly how to tick everyone's musical boxes and have chosen Balado as the place to showcase their first-ever live tour in Scotland.
A former church provides the vast amount of space needed to display such an extensive collection of musical clocks and musical boxes, reed and string instruments, orchestrions (automatic orchestras) and barrel organs.
These included pictures, glassware, pottery, musical boxes, vases, dolls, plates and bottles.
Other work on showincludes an abstract multicoloured installation that comprises materials such as hair rollers and wristwatch straps by Ruth Spaak, a beautiful ball-shaped ceramic sculpture made up of hundreds of small, white, ceramic, barnacle-shaped bowls by Natasha Lewer and a series of brightly-coloured musical boxes complete with a winder by Alexandra Lacoste.