long-playing record


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long-playing record

A 33 1/3 rpm vinyl phonograph record. Abbreviated LP, a long-playing record that was played at 33 revolutions per minute held more music than did a 45 rpm extended-play record or their 78 rpm shellac and later vinyl predecessor. A 16 rpm record never achieved much popularity.
See also: record
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In his youth he played for Brahms, and he lived long into the era of the stereo long-playing record.
1951: Deutch Grammophon launched the first 33rpm long-playing record.
The company helped drive the technical innovations that put recorded music into the home and has played a role in virtually every major breakthrough in sound technology including double-sided recording, electrical recording, the long-playing record, stereophonic sound, the Walkman and the compact disk.
MANCHESTER CITY may have been aiming for a Christmas number one, but it was Everton's long-playing record that was blaring out loud and clear at Eastlands last night.
Not only for this, but for other performances as well, it is our good fortune that the pinnacle of Ferrier's career coincided with the introduction of the long-playing record.
The advent of the long-playing record in the 1950s provided what seemed to be an ideal format to collect, store, preserve, and give wide distribution to a portion of these unorganized and largely unique bits and pieces of important radio broadcasts, recordings that had to this point a rather ethereal and fragile existence.
But Carragher hopes to extend his playing career at Anfield by another three years at least, a period which should see him overtake Ray Clemence, Emlyn Hughes, Ian Rush and Phil Neal - the only other players above him in the long-playing record books - with Tommy Smith's 638 appearance mark set to be eclipsed in the eagerly anticipated visit to Old Trafford in a fortnight.
I'm sorry it's a bit like a long-playing record, but it really is the case.
The zenith of his career coincided with the advent of the long-playing record, where technology at last permitted approaching 30 minutes of music to be accommodated on one of two sides of a disc, and where recording quality approached what was in those days seen as almost the ideal.
But Carragher hopes to extend his playing career at Anfield by another three years at least, a period which should see him overtake Ray Clemence, Emlyn Hughes, Ian Rush and Phil Neal - the only players above him in the long-playing record books - with Tommy Smith's 638 appearance mark set to be eclipsed in the eagerly anticipated visit to Old Trafford in a fortnight.
Back then, each book had to be recorded on long-playing records.
1931: Long-playing records (33rpm) were demonstrated in New York by RCA-Victor, but the venture failed because of the high price of the players, and the first real microgroove records did not appear until 1948.