Music notes

Music Devices

  • The Phonograph

    The Phonograph
    Was introduced in 1877 by Thomas Edison. It was the first method of recording and playing back sound.
  • the Gramophone

    the Gramophone
    was invented ten years after the phonograph. Emilie Berliner introduced it in 1887. He was the first inventor to stop recording on cylinders.
  • The jukebox

  • The Record

    The Record
    The Victrola model record player was first introduced by RCA Victor. The first records were made out of glass.
  • Disk Records

    Cylinder records were now in the past and Disk records were becoming more popular.
  • Multitrack Recording

    Multitrack Recording
    The idea of the Multitrack came from Les Paul, who was a guitarist, inventor, and composer,
  • Cassette Tapes

    Cassette Tapes
    The cassette tape came out in 1963, which was developed by Phillips. This brought somthing new to the music world. In the 70's people could start recording their own music on cassette tapes.
  • Compact Disks {CD'S}

    Compact Disks {CD'S}
    The first CD was introduced in Japan. The first CD released was Billy Joel's "52nd Street" in 1999 CD's became recordable.
  • Napster and File Sharing

    Napster and File Sharing
    In the year 2000 Napster allowed people to easily share files among others. This caused music industrys to to drop in recording sales. Napster was shut down in 2001
  • Ipod

    The biggest hit in music media. Over 7 years apple came out with 14 different versions of the ipod.
  • Itunes

    In 2003 apple created an online music store. in itunes there are alot of possible things you can do such as, download music, games, and movies.