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" I substitute this plain wooden tray; it is also rendered musical. Here, finally, is a harp, against the sound-board of which I cause the end of the deal rod to press; every note of the piano is reproduced before you. I lift the harp so as to break its... "
Sound, 8 lectures - Page 81
by John Tyndall - 1867
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The Physiology of Man: Special senses. generation

Austin Flint - Physiology - 1874
...; every note of the piano is reproduced before you. I lift the harp so aŤ to break its connection with the piano, the sound vanishes ; but the moment...impression that the music you hear is that of the Utter instrument. An uneducated person might well believe that witchcraft a concerned in the production...
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The Physiology of Man: Designed to Represent the Existing State of ..., Volume 5

Austin Flint - Human physiology - 1875
...press ; every note of the piano is reproduced before you. I lift the harp so as to break its connection with the piano, the sound vanishes ; but the moment...witchcraft is concerned in the production of this music." the timbre, producing, usually, a certain roughness, such as the grating of a violin-bow, the friction...
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The Problem of Human Life: Embracing the "evolution of Sound" and "evolution ...

Alexander Wilford Hall - Evolution - 1880 - 512 pages
...press; every note of the piano is reproduced before you. I lift the harp so as to break its connection with the piano, the sound vanishes: but the moment...witchcraft is concerned in the production of this mnsic. "What a curious transferrence of action is here presented to the mind ! At the command of the...
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The Problem of Human Life: Embracing the "evolution of Sound" and "evolution ...

Alexander Wilford Hall - Evolution - 1877 - 512 pages
...press; every note of the piano is reproduced before you. I lift the harp so as to break its connection with the piano, the sound vanishes: but the moment...sound of the piano so far resembles that of the harp thit it is hard to resist the impression that the music you hear is that of the latter instrument....
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Once a Week

Eneas Sweetland Dallas - 1871
...reproduced before you. I lift the harp, so as to break its connection with the piano: the sound ceases; but the moment I cause the sound-board to press upon the rod, the rousic is restored. The sound of the piano so far resembles that of the harp, that it is hard to resist...
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Musical accoustics; or, The phenomena of sound as connected with music

John Broadhouse - Music - 1881 - 440 pages
...to break the connection with the piano, the sounds vanish, but the moment the sound.board is caused to press upon the rod, the music is restored. The...uneducated person might well believe that witchcraft or ' spiritualism ' is concerned in the production of this music. What a curious transference of action...
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The New Physics: Sound

Joseph Battell - Sound - 1909 - 274 pages
...break the connection with the piano, the sound vanishes j but the moment the sound board is caused to press upon the rod the music is restored. The sound...hear is that of the latter instrument. An uneducated ear might well believe that witchcraft or 'spiritualism' is concerned in the production of this music."...
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Once a Week

Eneas Sweetland Dallas - 1871
...reproduced before I you. I lift the harp, so as to break its connection with the piano: the sound ceases; but the moment I cause the sound-board to press upon...the music you hear is that of the latter instrument. "What a curious transference of action is here presented to the mind ! At the command of the musician's...
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