American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The study and cataloging of phonograph records.
- n. A comprehensive list of the recordings made by a particular performer or of a particular composer's works.
- n. Complete collection of the releases of a musical act.
- n. List of all of the releases of a certain musical act, usually with release dates, and often with other information about the releases.
- n. medicine radiography of the spine after injection of a contrast medium into a disc.
- n. a descriptive catalog of musical recordings
- disc + -ography (Wiktionary)
“It would be more properly called a compendium, but the name discography seems to sound better.”
“Shipley and Sevier managed to get a partial label discography from local collector Dante Carfagna, but their research turned up more dead ends than leads.”
“Their discography is a rich one, but this three CD set with the debut, Dancer With Bruised Knees and a third CD of demos and unreleased tracks is the ideal place to start.”
“His discography is an unbroken sequence of adolescent crudities almost entirely unredeemed by cleverness or wit.”
“The history of Herman Dune-the skin-and-bones version-is this: Their discography is a loose assemblage of five official albums, along with countless CD-R recordings.”
“Their discography is a history of habitual reincarnation, like an annual that blooms every year in a new and completely unexpected way.”
“The word 'discography' is a very new word that was coined to describe a listing or a book of musical releases, as in vinyl and CD discs.”
“Here’s one excellent example: a programmer named Adam Wendt has produced an RSS feed that tracks additions to Discogs.com, the online electronic-music discography, which is approaching its 200,000th entry, courtesy of almost 9,000 volunteer contributors.”
“do a search for "discography" on piratebay... yeah - those multi gig ones... have grabbed a load of them before its made illegal.”
“Conzo and Perez's discography, he had hit the 100 mark many years earlier, and "The Mambo King" was really album number 138.”
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Have I made this list before? Has someone else collected these words together? I can't remember, so I'm just going to start storing some things here.
A whole freakin' bunch of words, phrases, usw. which I have learned over a number of dubious years...based on, among other things, "rugby songs," "collecting c.54,000 78rpm phonorecords," spending ...
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