phonograph record


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Noun1.phonograph record - sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groovephonograph record - sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove
acetate disk, phonograph recording disk - a disk coated with cellulose acetate
LP, L-P - a long-playing phonograph record; designed to be played at 33.3 rpm
78, seventy-eight - a shellac based phonograph record that played at 78 revolutions per minute
audio recording, sound recording, audio - a recording of acoustic signals
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And it never goes high up, or sharp, or squeaky, or scratchy, like some women's voices when they're mad, or fresh, or excited, till they remind me of a bum phonograph record. Why, your voice, it just goes through me till I'm all trembling--like with the everlastin' cool of it.
Both probes carry a phonograph record. The gold-plated copper disk bears sounds, images and spoken greetings in multiple languages to depict Earth's diversity of life and culture, intended to communicate with potential extraterrestrial beings who may encounter them.
Scott Fitzgerald's 1939 improvised recitation of several stanzas on a phonograph record as an exemplum of the acousmatic nature of sound recording.
The message is recorded on phonograph record - a 12-inch gold-plated copper disk called the Golden Record, and contains images and sounds that show the diversity of life and culture on Earth.
The Voyager message is carried by a phonograph record: a twelve-inch, gold-plated copper disk containing sounds and images selected to portray the diversity of life and culture on Earth.
"If I am offended by a phonograph record, I may complain to the producer or to the store in which it is sold, or I may refuse to purchase it.
However, as Emil Brunner pointed out, when playing an old phonograph record of a great voice like Caruso, replete with scratches, clicks and pops due to age and wear, only a fool listens to just the clicks and pops and misses hearing Caruso altogether.
The delightful detail of Nanook (whose real name was Allakariallak) biting into a phonograph record allegedly belonging to a trader was staged with Flaherty's own phonograph and record; the eponymous hero's alleged wife Nyla was actually Flaherty's Inuit mistress; and Nanook's hunts with spear and harpoon were undertaken because the rifles he normally used were deemed too modern.
The message is carried on a 12-inch gold-plated copper disk phonograph record containing sounds and images selected to portray the diversity of life and culture on Earth.
The phonograph record, therefore, is eminently adapted for preservation in a library.
Edison said of audiences that they are "self-hypnotized by [the] reputation" (36) of the artist, and also described the tangible documentation that his phonograph record provided as "for the performer, a form of immortality." (37) As the content of programming for radio became more sophisticated, radio personalities in the form of composers, band leaders, disc jockeys, and announcers became celebrities in their own right.
In commenting on the global, even inter-galactic significance of Bulgarian music, program director Antonov mentioned that a voice from the country was included on the gold-plated phonograph record attached to Voyager launched 1977 as a means of introducing Earth to any alien the spacecraft might pass.