An early reference to the phonograph
in Muslim lands was given by Ahmad Rasim, an employee of the Turkish Imperial Telegraph Company, who in 1885 published a booklet with the title "The Phonograph
, One of the Most Remarkable Inventions of Mankind," apparently translated into Turkish from a European language.
I propose not that the phonograph
was an invention merely coincidental with Hopkins's mature poetry but that he was participating in phonographic thinking--a new interest in sound reproduction's potential material realities gaining cultural momentum at the time.
With his own phonograph
and gramophone, he can demonstrate how early recordings were made.
Undeterred, Pasin reoriented his company, scuttling the phonograph
cabinets and going into the wagon business.
had the brand name, His Master's Voice, and on the brand logo, there was an image of a dog listening intently in front of a phonograph
,' General wrote, recalling the music machine brought by Louis McGregor, his American teacher whom the class called 'Maestrong Luis' (Teacher Luis).
However, as Emil Brunner pointed out, when playing an old phonograph
record of a great voice like Caruso, replete with scratches, clicks and pops due to age and wear, only a fool listens to just the clicks and pops and misses hearing Caruso altogether.
Bostwick in his book, The American Public Library (1910), in which he cites the use of phonograph
records in his support for the circulation of music in any format, which was seldom done at the time:
When it opened, the shop specialised in the sale of phonographs
, wax phonograph
cylinders and shellec phonograph
Preaching on Wax: The Phonograph
and the Shaping of Modern African American Religion
Spillers was founded in 1894 by Henry Spiller, at its original location in Queens Arcade, where the shop specialised in the sale of phonographs
, wax phonograph
cylinders and shellac phonograph
The Edison Standard Phonograph
featured a number of castings, including its bedplate, a number of components in the gear box and the rear arm that holds the horn.
If you can ban movies, you can ban religions; if you can burn phonograph
records, you can burn religious books; and if you can assassinate an author, you can burn a heretic.