History of American Music Timeline

Timeline created by rgraham2
In Music
  • 1897 - Taddaeus Cahill works on the Telaharmonium

    1897 - Taddaeus Cahill works on the Telaharmonium
    Telaharmonium There is no exact date for the Telaharmonium, but we do know that Thaddeaus Cahill developed the console in 1897.
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    Electronic Music History

  • The Worlitzter Organ

    The Worlitzter Organ
    Theatre organ for silent film used electricicty to transmit the action from the organ key to the pipes.
  • Leon Theremin works on the Theremin

    Leon Theremin works on the Theremin
    Electric insturment with a pitch antenna and a loopa antenna.
  • Ondes Martenot

    Ondes Martenot
    An insturment based on the theremin, but in a box with an image of keys.
  • Hammond Organ

    Hammond Organ
    Based on the tone wheel process telaharmonim, but less buldgy due to vaccume tubes.
  • Les Paul Electric Guitar was Developed

    Les Paul Electric Guitar was Developed
  • The Tannerin

    The Tannerin
    Based on the theremin but in a wooden box. Consisted of a sine wave generator with a knob that controlled the pitch.
  • First song Composed on a Computer

  • Beach Boy's song "Good Vibrations" is released

    Beach Boy's song "Good Vibrations" is released
    The song featured the use of an electronic insturment based on the theremin. At the time it was known as Paul's box.
  • MIDI Developed

    MIDI Developed
    The MIDI was deveoped by Dave Smith and Chet Wood
  • First Laptop Orchestra formed

    First Laptop Orchestra formed
    The first laptop orchestra was formed at Prinston Univercity