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  • n. Plural form of gramophone.


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  • In the end it was skilfully judged, and the blend of real sounds – such as the gramophones that would have played on the ship, the Terra Nova, as well as a recording of the ship's bell – and sparse musical scoring seemed to respect the idea of silence while making sound (even during the passages of pizzicato playfulness while Ponting did his Johnny Morris routine with the animals).

    The disquieting sound of The Great White Silence

  • Katie is drawn to nostalgic items such as gramophones, typewriters, pipes and bowler hats, which sometimes turn up in her work.

    Picturebook perfect

  • Light, fire, gramophones in trees, a giant kaleidoscope and a dinner party with conversation but no guests are just some of the creations at this Enchanted Parks season, with commissioned work by local artists and students on the theme of surprise.

    This week's new events

  • The 53rd annual Grammy Awards take place Sunday night and plenty of gramophones are being handed out.

    Grammy Awards 2011: The Winners

  • Used with permission of the publisher, W.W. Norton & Company, Inc Greil Marcus called it the 'Old, Weird America'β€”the one off the highways, down back roads, where blues and old-timey music sounds drifted out of dusty doorways or from scratchy gramophones.

    Photo-Op: Disc Man

  • Onstage, resident DJ Earl of Ealing Ian Crouch to his friends is mixing tracks using two 1930s picnic gramophones playing 78-rpm swing records.

    In 'Chap-Hop,' Gentlemen Rappers Bust Rhymes About Tea, Cricket

  • The Nazi party mounted a relative novelty -- gramophones -- on vehicles and used the public's attraction to them to broadcast a uniform political message, presaging today's AM talk radio jocks and "echo chambers" of right-leaning news media and think tanks that use technology to repeat uniform messaging to create "dittoheads."

    Shawn Lawrence Otto: GOP Antiscientists Are Leading America Down a Dangerous Road

  • /European Pressphoto Agency A vendor sold antique gramophones and telephones in Chennai, Wednesday.

    India in Pictures

  • It's a bit like someone of another age saying that with gramophones, board games and radio, information has become a distraction.

    You can't just say no

  • The web and the rise of internet downloads threaten to make obsolete the 89-year-old business that started life selling gramophones and sheet music.

    HMV's Simon Fox on transforming a retailer into an entertainment superbrand


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