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2014-06-17 12:22:00

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The return of supersonic passenger travel may be coming closer to reality thanks to NASA's efforts to define a new standard for low sonic booms. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Several NASA aeronautics researchers will present their work in Atlanta this week at Aviation 2014, an annual event of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. They will share with the global aviation community the...

2014-06-17 08:26:19

Casio Sponsors Billy Joel Themed Privia Piano Bar in Various Music Hot Spots Throughout the City DOVER, N.J., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Casio America, Inc. is pulling out all the stops for National Music Day on June 21st by participating in the 8th annual Make Music New York event for the second consecutive year. As one of the nation's largest annual music events, Make Music New York holds over 1,000 live concerts that create music and harmony throughout the city. This year, in...

2014-06-12 23:09:34

Updated App Can Now Also Stream the Piano Part from Digital Sheet Music to a Compatible Yamaha Keyboard Using a Wireless MIDI Connection BUENA PARK, Calif. (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Yamaha Music Interactive today announced another upgrade to its free NoteStar iPad app, which includes access to Lesson Collections, a new bundle of popular practice songs and exercises from the classical repertoire, and a pedal page-turn feature that enables digital sheet music to be advanced via foot pedal for...

2014-06-10 23:16:34

The video is presented by Coast 2 Coast Video Distribution. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes announces the release of the “Left Back” music video by Malachite. The project, presented by Coast 2 Coast Video Distribution, is now available for view on YouTube. The single is produced by Sunset6 Productions, beat by Iceburg, and features Jasmine Gullison. Malachite, born Henry Busili, is an emcee, poet, musician, producer from Toronto, Canada. Born into a musical...

2014-06-10 08:37:09

Flagship Offering To Be Accompanied by 38'' 5.1 Sound Bar System Ideal for Mid-Size TVs IRVINE, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIZIO, America's #1 Sound Bar company(1), today announced the availability of its flagship 54'' 5.1 Sound Bar System. Serving as the ideal complement to large-size TVs in great rooms or expansive living rooms, the 54" 5.1 solution offers a wider sound stage projecting true, cinematic home theater audio to every seat. The 54" option will soon be...

2014-06-06 23:03:51

All Clavinovas feature piano touch enhancements, while select models offer Yamaha’s new Virtual Resonance Modeling (VRM) technology that emulates the sonic behavior of acoustic piano strings. Buena Park, CA (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Yamaha today introduced the Clavinova CLP-500 Series digital pianos that are the first of their kind to feature sounds from two distinct piano brands: the Yamaha CFX 9-foot concert grand and the Bösendorfer Imperial. Upper models in the series feature...

2014-06-04 23:13:20

The new mixtape is presented by Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes Promotion. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes announce the release of the “Animality: The Blended Tape” mixtape by DJ Invasion & 50 Cent. The 22 track project is currently available for download. The mixtape features appearances from DMX, Jay-Z, Young Buck, Nicole Scherzinger, 2Pac, Curren$y, Missy Elliot, Gucci Mane, Ludacris, 2Chainz, Kendrick Lamar, Justin Timberlake, The Game, Eminem, Schoolboy Q,...

2014-05-29 23:05:18

Yamaha Disklavier Reproducing Piano Enables Students Nationwide to Collaborate "Live" over the Internet New York (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 The piano is no longer an island unto itself. On Thursday, May 22, high school students in Las Vegas and Washington D.C. participated in the first ever three-site “remote” master class with a college professor located in New York. The event illustrated the powerful distance learning capabilities and Internet connectivity of Yamaha’s...

2014-05-28 23:02:36

Dialtone pickups places complete tone control at the fingertips of musicians by integrating two adjustable knobs into the pickup itself. Together, these knobs control the frequency response of the pickup allowing the player to emphasize and color the rich tones already present within the guitar. Livermore, CA (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Locally owned company Dialtone Pickups today announced more details on the upcoming demonstration and launch of its exciting new infinitely tone-adjustable...

2014-05-27 23:03:33

New Website Contains Educational Resources and Artist Content Buena Park, CA (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Yamaha today announced the launch of http://www.yamahadtx.com, a new website devoted to the company’s DTX electronic drum lineup. Featuring bold graphics and refreshed, updated content, the new site addresses the growing market for electronic drums and highlights the latest DTX product information, including detailed information and deep resources for end users and anyone interested in...


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2010-10-04 16:28:51

The telephone is a telecommunications device that transmits and receives sound generally the human voice. The phone's basic function is to allow people who are separated by large distances to talk with each other. The telephone is used across the world and is one of the most common appliances in the developed world. The phone is designed to have a microphone, an ear piece which reproduces the voice, a ringer, and a keypad to enter the numbers. The microphone, earphone, and the keypad are...

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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'