In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1pianola femininepiano mecánico masculine
- Gaddis had been working for years on a history of the player-piano, as a means of analysing technology and entertainment.
- These decades also saw the birth of radio broadcasts and the increasing impact of older technologies such as the gramophone and player-piano: musical experience thus moved from the public arena to the home.
- The Pianola Piano consisted of a player-piano mechanism fitted to a Steinway, Weber, Steck or Stroud piano.
- But like the case of the player-piano, perception becomes reality.
- There's a white piano giving ghostly player-piano recitals and the ‘Emotion Lab ‘, a room of surreal contraptions.’
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