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Definition(s):

  • (n) produces music by means of pins on a revolving cylinder that strike the tuned teeth of a comb-like metal plate

Usage(s):

  1. For the album's effects, she chose low-key noises that sound good when downloadedacoustic instruments, a music box, a whispered voice.
  2. Or he will attach a music box to the back of a blue collage, with the key sticking through the front.
  3. Slender teeth mounted on a revolving cylinder, like the pins on a Swiss music box, pulled cotton through a series of narrow slots.

News

  1. Levon Helm Documentary Anchors Strong Music Box Summer Film Festival

    Ain’t in It for My Health , a documentary of the last years of legendary drummer Levon Helm is the anchor film for this year’s Music Box Summer Film Series June 28 - July 2. [ more › ]
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Chicagoist

  2. Tix for Tony Award-Winning Broadway Revival of Pippin On Sale Through 2014

    Producers of the 2013 Tony Award-winning revival of Pippin announced June 11 that a new block of tickets has gone on sale, and seats are available through Jan. 5, 2014, at the Music Box Theatre.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Playbill

  3. Music Box Theatre Summer Music Film Festival

    Sound Opinions is co-presenting the 3rd annual  Music Box Theatre Summer Music Film Festival.  It's five days and nights of great music movies, featuring everything from breakdancing ( Wild style ) to Detroit punk ( A Band Called Death ) to the most epic use of air guitar in cinematic history ( Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure ). Join hosts  Jim DeRogatis  and  Greg Kot  for the opening night ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: WBEZ 91.5 Chicago

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