Evolution of music

Music and Society Summative

  • Classical Music

    Classical Music
    Classical music is the art music produced in, or rooted in, the traditions of Western liturgical and secular music, encompassing a broad period from roughly the 11th century to present times.[1] The central norms of this tradition became codified between 1550 and 1900, which is known as the common practice period. It should not be confused with the Classical Era. Links: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Classical_music
  • First Audio Recording

    First Audio Recording
    Sound recording and reproduction is an electrical or mechanical inscription and re-creation of sound waves, such as spoken voice, singing, instrumental music, or sound effects. The two main classes of sound recording technology are analog recording and digital recording. Acoustic analog recording is achieved by a small microphone diaphragm that can detect changes in atmospheric pressure (acoustic sound waves) and record them as a Link: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sound_recording_and_reproduction
  • The Radio

    The Radio
    Within the history of radio, many people were involved in the invention of radio technology that continues to evolve in modern wireless communication systems today.[1][2][3] Radio development began as "wireless telegraphy", first invented by David Edward Hughes.[1][4] Later, during the early commercial development of wireless technology that... Link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_radio
  • Blues Music

    Blues Music
    Blues is the name given to both a musical form and a music genre[1] that originated in African-American communities of primarily the "Deep South" of the United States around the end of the 19th century from spirituals, work songs, field hollers, shouts and chants, and rhymed simple narrative ballads.[2] Link: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blues Link: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blues
  • Sam C. Phillips

    Sam C. Phillips
    Samuel Cornelius Phillips (January 5, 1923 – July 30, 2003), better known as Sam Phillips, was an American businessman, record executive, record producer and DJ who played an important role in the emergence of rock and roll as the major form of popular music in the 1950s. He was a producer, label owner, and talent scout throughout the '40s and '50s. He most notably founded Sun Studios and Sun Records in Memphis, Tennessee. Through Sun, Link: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sam_Phillips
  • Rock n Roll

    Rock n Roll
    Rock and roll (often written as rock & roll or rock 'n' roll) is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950s,[1][2] primarily from a combination of African American blues, country, jazz,[3] and gospel music.[4] Though elements of rock and roll can be heard in country records of the 1930s, Link: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rock_and_roll
  • Sun Records

    Sun Records
    Sun Records is a record label founded in Memphis, Tennessee, starting operations on March 27, 1952.[1] Founded by Sam Phillips, Sun Records was known for giving notable musicians such as Elvis Presley (whose recording contract was sold to RCA Victor Records for $35,000 in 1955 to relieve financial difficulties Phillips' Sun was going through), Carl Perkins, Roy Orbison, and Johnny Cash their first recording contracts. Link: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sun_Records
  • MTV

    MTV, an initialism of Music Television, is an American network based in New York City that launched on August 1, 1981.[1] The original purpose of the channel was to play music videos guided by on-air hosts known as VJs.[2] Link: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MTV
  • First Digital Cassette Recorder

    First Digital Cassette Recorder
    In digital recording, digital audio and digital video is directly recorded to a storage device as a stream of discrete numbers, representing the changes in air pressure (sound) for audio and chroma and luminance values for video through time, thus making an abstract template for the original sound or moving image. Link: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_recording
  • Napster

    Napster is a name given to two music-focused online services. It was originally founded as a pioneering peer-to-peer file sharing Internet service that emphasized sharing audio files, typically music, encoded in MP3 format. The original company ran into legal difficulties over copyright infringement, ceased operations and was eventually acquired by Roxio. In its second incarnation Napster became an online music store until it merged with Rhapsody on 1 December 2011.
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  • Apple Ipod

    Apple Ipod
    Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL; formerly Apple Computer, Inc.) is an American multinational corporation that designs and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and personal computers. The company's best-known hardware products are the Macintosh line of computers, the iPod, the iPhone and the iPad. Link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apple_Inc.
  • Music Videos

    Music Videos
    A music video or song video is a short film integrating a song and imagery, produced for promotional or artistic purposes.[1] Modern music videos are primarily made and used as a marketing device intended to promote the sale of music recordings. Although the origins of music videos date back much further, they came into prominence in the 1980s, when MTV based their format around the medium. Link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Music_video
  • DubStep

    Dubstep (/ˈdʌbstɛp/) is a genre of electronic dance music that originated in South London, England. The music website Allmusic has described its overall sound as "tightly coiled productions with overwhelming bass lines and reverberant drum patterns, clipped samples, and occasional vocals. Link : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dubstep