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quad·ra·phon·ic

also quad·ri·phon·ic  (kwŏd′rə-fŏn′ĭk)
adj.
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.
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quad•ra•phon•ic

or quad•ri•phon•ic

(ˌkwɒd rəˈfɒn ɪk)

adj.
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"
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quadraphonic

[ˌkwɒdrəˈfɒnɪk] ADJcuatrifónico
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quadraphonic

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And in the centre of the hall, there's a curtained-off area where you can listen to some of the band's greatest hits in quadraphonic sound.
In the late 1960s, Decca began experimenting with quadraphonic audio recordings, a technology that was already being explored by Columbia and RCA.
In 1978 while in Los Angeles and, in between playing a concert at the legendary Roxy Theatre, Rusty started making plans to write and record his own songs and by age 20 he was recording at Quadraphonic Studios in Nashville for ABC Records.
His world famous Desert Trip in 2016 featured the biggest quadraphonic sound system ever built and his latest tour promises to be just as good, with new technology to create a truly jaw-dropping spectacle.
1973 * The first recording of Copland conducting the original ballet score of Appalachian Spring was released in both stereo- and quadraphonic LP releases by Columbia Masterworks.
Remastered quadraphonic recording from Philips Classics dating 1970, now released on SACD [PTC 5186229]
I myself worked on it for a long time and tried out what quadraphonic sound, which at the time was being introduced in Europe, could do.
For the effect of horses bounding across the landscape, Zalewski's plan for the one effect necessitated that the theatre purchase a quadraphonic sound system.
That can be annoying for consumers when they realize that, say, the quadraphonic stereo they purchased was a waste of money.
Hosted, of course, by legendary prog-rock band Yes, the day-into-night Yestival will be presented, in full quadraphonic sound, on Saturday, Aug.
The evening opened very effectively in this way with Mahler's fanfare The Great Summons; and in the second half, new conductor Philip Harper's arrangement of The Little Drummer Boy - styled after Ravel's Bolero - also created a quadraphonic effect.