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The history of recorded music

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Aa edison phonograph 1 m small square Thomas Edison invented first machine that could record sound In 1877, Thomas found a way to record sound by using two needles on tinfoil cylinders. One needle for recording and the other for playback. This was the creation of the phonograph. The first words he had recorded were 'Mary had a little lamb'.
07 1209104 01 small square Graphaphone Alexander Graham Bell, Chichester Bell, and Charles Tainter of the Volta laboratory obtained several patents for a commercial talking machine which was the graphaphone. The graphaphone was based on Thomas 's phonograph. The stylus for the graphaphone was more of a cutting tool and the tinfoil was replaced with more durable wax cylinders. These changes made the machine easier to use and the play back was much clearer. Edison was asked to join the 3, but he did not.
Edison wax cylinder small square The Edison Phonograph created and sold to the public Marked the beginning of the sound recording industry. The first records sold by edison and columbia phonograph companies were on wax cylinders.
Emile berliner with disc record gramophone   between 1910 and 1929 small square Gramophone Emile Berliner was an early developer and inventor of audio technology including the Gramophone (sound recorder). He was the first inventor to stop recording on cylinders and start recording on flat disks. The first piece that was recorded was "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star". He had also invented a method of mass producing copies of an original record.
Gramophone nostalgia small square Improvement of the Gramophone Eldridge Johnson improved the gramophone with a motor designed by Levi Montross.
Poulsen buesender small square telegraphone magnetic recording was invented by Valdemar Poulsen and was seen in the telegraphone.
Haberfadeyev small square Wax cylinders discontinue Columbia ceased production of wax cylinders in 1909 when discs became popular.
Albumcoverpaulwhitemanandhisorchestra jazzarchivesnumber37 small square Electrical recording was experimented The first million seller was produced with 'Japanese Sandman’ coupled with ‘Whispering’ by Paul Whiteman and his Orchestra, which became a craze that boosted the record industry in that decade.
Westrex cutting electrical  small square The first electrical recordings was issued Victor and Colombia in the US, issued the first electrical recordings.
Bw 1 2 small square record companies adapted sound Many major film producers now used sounds on film.
Basftape small square Manufacturing of Magnetic recording tapes. BASF [German: Badische Anilin- und Soda-Fabrik] (Baden Aniline and Soda Factory) which is a company that produces chemicals, manufactured 50,000 metres of magnetic recording tape for use by AEG for large scale experiments.
2256 small square first automatic answering machine Mr. Willy Müller invented the answering machine and it was popular with Orthodox Jews who were forbidden to answer the phone on the Sabbath.
Telefunken ai small square The first public demonstration of the Magnetophon tape recorder AEG-Telefunken gave the first public demonstration of the Magnetophon tape recorder at the Berlin Funkausteilung.
Start world war 2 5 small square world war II During the 1940's in ww2, the recorded music and the radio industry was largely used by the soldiers to entertain their boredom
Cd cover small square The best sellers list for records Nat King Cole's records hit the top of the chart in 1951, with the song 'Too Young' being on the Hit Your Parade's Top 1 for 4 consecutive weeks.
Cassette tapes small square Cassette tapes The Philips Company of the Netherlands invented and released the first compact audio-cassette using high-quality polyester 1/8-inch tape produced by BASF.
Cassette small square tape cassette player The first tape cassette player available in the U.S. was a portable model made by the Norelco Company, the Carry Corder.
Compact disc small square CD Sony and Philips get credit for developing the compact disc in 1981, But James Russell developed it in 1965, 20 years earlier in the Tri-Cities. The CD gained popularity only after Philips started manufacturing it in 1980 on a commercial basis.
Gershwin dbx lbl 400 small square Quadrophonic records came out in the market A four channel record called Quadrophonic record was released in the market place. However, the public weren't interested in it because of the confusion of incompatible systems and the economic climate.
Voicemail small square Voicemail Gordon Matthews had invented the voicemail. Quoting "When I call a business, I like to talk to a human"
2a0363e7d2319a0e18422b2e7befa8aa wondershare mpeg to dvd burner small square MPEG Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG) was made as a subcommittee of the International Standards Organization/International Electrotechnical Commission or ISO/IEC.
Timeline small square Fraunhofer MP3 creator Fraunhofer received a German patent for the creation of MP3's
Intex portable mp3 player small square MP3 Portable MP3 players appear
Firstgenerationclassicipod small square The First Ipod was released The very first Ipod classic was released by Apple with the capacity of 5, 10 GBs and the battery life of 10 hours.
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