The history of music electronic

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    Music Electronic

  • Electronic Music

    Electronic Music
    Electronic Music had began to emerge to the US in the Late 1890's. It began in the late 19th century and the early 20th. There is no exact date.
  • Telharmonium was created

    Telharmonium was created
    The Teleharmonium is an early electronic instrument that was invented by Thaddeus Cahill. It was officially patented in 1897.
  • The Wurlizter

    The Wurlizter
    As the popularity of the Teleharmonium began to fade, the new invention was The Wurlizter. Also called a theatre organ.
  • Edgard Varese

    Edgard Varese
    Edgard Varese was known as the "Father of Electronic Music." He moved to the United States in 1915 and was one of the first composers of the development of electronic music. His goal was to make entirely new and organized sounds in which he became successful. He was one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century.
  • The Ondes Martenot

    The Ondes Martenot
    Followed by the invention of the Theremin was the invention of the Ondes Martenot. This instrument had a very similar sound to the theremin, but was a lot better in tone and quality.
  • Hammond Organ

    Hammond Organ
    Laurens Hammond invented an instrument that was extremely similar to the Teleharmonium. It was called the Hammond Organ. It was about the size of a standard piano and was built to mimic the sound of a pipe organ.
  • Turntablism

    Turntablism: The art of manipulating sounds and creating music using phonograph or digital turntables. Although turntables may seem like they are newer instruments, they were actually played in the early period of Musique Concrete.
  • Les Paul

    Les Paul
    In 1941, Les Paul had an extreme impact on electronic music. He had invented the solid body electric guitar. Also known as the Les Paul Guitar.
  • Musique Concrete

    Musique Concrete
    Musique Concrete: A form of Electronic Music.Louis and Bebe Barron were the two early pioneers of Musique Concrete in the U.S. They composed Heavenly Menagerie which was the first electronic piece of music written in the United States.
  • First electronic piece

    First electronic piece
    Stockhausen composed the first electronic piece
  • Computer Composed Music

    Computer Composed Music
    In 1957, Bell Labs engineer Max Mathews was the first man to synthesize music on a computer. He succeeded in being able to play a few notes of music on the computer.
  • RCA Mark II

    RCA Mark II
    Synthesizer- a device that produces a wide variety of sounds by generating and combining signals of different frequencies. The first programmable electronic music synthesizer was the RCA Mark II. Which was designed by Herbert Balar and Harry Olsen in 1958.
  • The Beatles

    The Beatles
    The Beatles consisted of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harisson, and Ringo Starr. The group of 4 guys changed the music world forever. They were legends in the rock music scene. But they also highly impacted the genre of electronic music. They had used many of the electronic instruments that had been invented. Such as the moog synthesize, tape loops, the Leslie Speaker and etc..
  • The appearance of the Electronic music

    The appearance of the Electronic music
    The origin of electronic music is attributed to a Frenchman called Pierre Shaeffer. He used techniques to create music that consisted of cutting, pasting, splicing or going back to different fragments of tapes.
  • First electronic signature in television

    First electronic signature in television
  • Moog Synthesizer

    Moog Synthesizer
    A Moog Synthesizer was more modern than the RCA Mark II. It was invented by Robert Moog and was much easier to use than the RCA.The Moog Synthesizer came to be a very successful instrument.
  • The band Kraftwerk was created

    The band Kraftwerk was created
    Is a German band which was decisive for the development of electronic music. It is considered one of the most important electronic bands in Europe,
  • Industrial music genre is formed

    Industrial music genre is formed
    The new kinds of electronic noise that synthesizers could create contributed to the formation of the genre of industrial music, pioneered by groups such as Throbbing Gristle in 1975, Wavestar and Cabaret Voltaire. Artists like Nine Inch Nails in 1989, KMFDM, and Severed Heads, took the innovations of musique concrète and applied them to dance and rock music
  • Dx7 synthesizer is introduced

    Dx7 synthesizer is introduced
    ]The Yamaha DX7 was a synthesizer manufactured by the Yamaha Corporation from 1983 to 1986, based on FM synthesis developed by John Chowning.
  • MIDI

    In January of 1983 a group of manufacturers got together to agree on MIDI. MIDI stands for Musical Instrument Digital Interface. It is a system of language in which allows electronic musical instruments to send information to computers or to be able to talk to eachother.
  • Ambient music genre evolved

    Ambient music genre evolved
    Ambient music is a musical genre in which sound is more important than notes. It is generally identifiable as being broadly atmospheric and environmental in nature.Ambient music evolved from early 20th century forms of "semi-audible music", from the impressionism of Erik Satie, through musique concrete and the minimalism of Terry Riley and Philip Glass, and Brian Eno's deliberate sub-audible approach.