Pianola


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a mechanically operated piano that uses a roll of perforated paper to activate the keys

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Son las palabras con las que los autores del mismo finalizan la Introduccion tras exponer sus propositos y una breve historia de la pianola, de sus origenes y evolucion, para despues adentrarse en los pormenores del descubrimiento de la coleccion.
Tim Armstrong, "Player Piano: Poetry and Sonic Modernity," Modernism/Modernity 14 (January 2007): 3; Saint-Amour, "Ulysses Pianola," p.
Some pianola rolls have been digitised using software, though we need a special machine for this type of record to obtain better sound quality.
McPhee anticipated minimalist works such as John Adams' Grand Pianola Music (1982) for two pianos which weaves wordless female voices (Trio Mediaeval) into its shimmering passages,interspersed with thunderous wind and percussion outbursts.
George Davison and Alvin Langdon Coburn, two pioneers of international photography who lived in the town, were both mad about the pianola and used to throw open the doors of Davison's home Plas Wernfawr (now Coleg Harlech) to entertain the public with the great classics and the latest compositions all played on piano rolls.
Es una pianola. Una farsa corrupta de representaciones comerciales que dirigen al pueblo hacia la oligarquia y el fascismo: la zona rosa del alma.
Y a las seis pasaditas ya estaba en las puertas del billar, esperando que le dieran permiso para hacerse chiquito y entrar pegado a las paredes; porque el no iba a jugar sino a pedalear la pianola. Alli se estaba las horas, deleitandose con los foxtrots que brotaban del instrumento como por arte de magia.
An Aeolian recital offered free weekly concerts every Saturday, and a circulating library of Pianola and Aeolian piano rolls allowed player piano customers an inexpensive option to purchasing new rolls.
En los cafetines, las polacas hacian parejas para el baile, ocupaban los burdeles de dos pesos y la semioscuridad de los palcos de los cinematografos donde se daban peliculas pornograficas: "Pianola y cine obsceno/ en un ambiente cinico y canalla./ Priapo triunfa en viles recursos femeninos/ o en lujuria y carnaza", dira Herreros en el poema El farol colorado (41).
The circulation of pianola rolls and of phonograph records has also been proposed, with the same end in view, and has even been tried experimentally in one or two places.
She was given space in what was then known as the Pianola Bar.
Further, with the use of technology such as the pianola or gramophone, participants could learn on their own.
Algunos de estos sistemas alternativos a la NMO podrian ser el sistema de rollo de pianola (piano-roll), el analisis espectro-visual de frecuencias, el sistema Sonocolores (Aschero, 1995), los musicogramas (Wuytack, 1995) o el musicomovigrama (Honorato, 2001).
Pianola Dermot Weld 5th, 7f fillies maiden, Gowran Park, April 11 The form of the Weld stable has been incredible with eight winners in two days last weekend, so it's strange to think a beaten filly was one of Weld's major eyecatchers.
In the film's final act, Brick hobbles down a staircase into the cellar, accompanied by cheerful pianola music that drifts up from a phonograph among the piles of junk.