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Evolution of Music and Music Devices

  • The production of the first music boxes

    The production of the first music boxes
    The date for the creation of the first music box was probably about 1770 in Switzerland. (it is unknown until today) but the first musical boxes are produced in Sainte-Croix, Switzerland in 1811.
  • The phonograph

    The phonograph
    The phonograph was developed for Thomas Edison by mistake due to he was working on two other inventions, the telegraph and the telephone. And, there he figured out a way to record sound on tinfoil-coated cylinders, and that's how the phonograph was born.
  • The radio

    The radio
    The first edition of radio was patented by Guglielmo Marconi a pioneer of wireless telegraphy. He began experimenting with his inventions at the age of 20 after becoming aware of the radio waves. Creating the radio and for instance the first tool for broadcasting.
  • Phonograph disc record

    Phonograph disc record
    After some years of the invention of the radio, these discs were created as a tool for storage, but then it was used as a medium for music reproduction throughout the 20th century when the Jukeboxes were created.
  • The 8-track tape

    The 8-track tape
    Created for Bill Lear this little device could carry tapes of 8 favorite recording artists which impacted due to there were no longer limitations as the random choices of a radio station at that time.
  • Cassette tape

    Cassette tape
    The compact cassette technology was originally designed for different purposes, but it supplanted the stereo 8-track cartridge as tape for recording in most non-professional applications due to it had more storage and better design.
  • Compact disc

    Compact disc
    The CD was invented and it became the most sophisticated way to store and play music. Billion of CDs were sold worldwide.
  • MP3

    This portable sound system became popular right away not just for being able to play music but also images, and videos.
  • Movile smartphones

    Movile smartphones
    With the invention of mobile phones, the music players were discontinued and everybody uses portable, smart, and electronic phones for listening to whichever music they want at any moment.