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a brand of gramophone

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Lucy coerced the victrola across the living room, casters parting carpet treacherously in the battle.
I do not go as far back as the radio and Victrola, but I am old enough to remember when 16-millimeter film was to be the sure-cure.
4) Recently, Mark Best of Chesterfield, Virginia, has produced a compact disc of some turn-of-the-century originals entitled Songs of the Civil War (Old Time Victrola Music, no cat.
We saw a shiny brass antique Victrola one minute, the clubbing death of a National Socialist the next.
Putting music into consumers' hands wherever and whenever they want it is what music companies have been trying to do since the advent of the Victrola.
For an Issei couple in "And the Soul Shall Dance," the scratchy records of Japanese songs played on a Victrola provide a nostalgic connection to their homeland.
To have Cage on a ladder reading Meister Eckhart while Rauschenberg played scratchy Piaf records on a windup Victrola, Cunningham danced through the audience chased by a barking dog, David Tudor hammered a prepared piano, and slides and movies were screened at odd angles on the wall was the exact opposite of Albers's meticulous arrangements of given forms.
The Concert Hall effect adds fullness to the sound, Reverb provides ambience, and Time Warp adds either a nostalgic Victrola sound or a futuristic electronic sound.
In girlhood, she remembers, Ledea Berube cranked up the Victrola during celebrations.
There were also two smaller pieces--a Victrola horn projecting from a suitcase, which broadcast Cardiff's bewitching voice improvising a lullaby; and a Marshall amp and pedal in an apparently silent, haphazardly sound-proofed room.
The "acorn" first appeared about 1918, in the form of a Victrola, a player piano with plenty of rolls (then standard in supporting music appreciation courses), and a few books and scores gathered into what the first head of the Music Department, Charles Diven Campbell, "liked to call a 'musical reading room.
His teen daughter irritates him by firing up the Victrola and hoofing endlessly in her room, leading him to speculate her profession will be to ``annoy people.
BROADWAY'S KRISTIN CHENOWETH has the sort of voice that came out of an old Victrola in an earlier, more innocent era.
After a quick brush through the first pre-war fiddlings with the nascent Victrola, they begin in earnest with the birth of rock and roll, chronicling pioneer radio DJ and promoter Alan Freed's efforts to bring rhythm & blues into the mainstream (which, the authors make certain to note, cost him his career at the hands of conservative legislators).