Melodiograph
Melodiograph Me*lo"di*o*graph, n. [Melody + -graph.] A contrivance for preserving a record of music, by recording the action of the keys of a musical instrument when played upon. [1913 Webster]

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  • melodiograph — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Melograph — Mel o*graph (m[e^]l [ o]*gr[.a]f), n. [Gr. me los a song + graph : cf. F. m[ e]lographe.] Same as {Melodiograph}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pianograph — Pi*an o*graph, n. [Piano + graph.] (Mus.) A form of melodiograph applied to a piano. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Melograph — The Melograph, similar to the Melodiograph, is a mechanical apparatus for ethnomusicological transcription usually producing some sort of graph that can be preserved and filed, similar to a recording of music. Beginning with attempts by Milton… …   Wikipedia

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