The History of Sound

Timeline created by brownr006
In Music
  • The Invention of the Phonograph

    The Invention of the Phonograph
    Thomas Edison successfully reproduced his voice with his speaking machine leading to the Phonograph.
  • The speaking machine

    The speaking machine
    The speaking machine was presented to a wider audience.
  • Phonograph commercial

    First commercial product of the speaking machine - Phonograph.
  • Sound onto discs

    Sound onto discs
    Emile Breliner patented the Gramophone that recorded sound onto discs.
  • The Phonograph

    Patent filed for the Phonograph.
  • Breliner's presentation

    Breliner presented his device to the public.
  • The vinyl record

    The vinyl record
    Peter Carl Goldmark developed the vinyl record that could be recorded on both sides.
  • The Compact Cassette Player

    The Compact Cassette Player
    First compact cassette player appeared from Philips.
  • compact cassette player

    First compact cassette player appeared from Philips.
  • The Cassette Tapes

    The Cassette Tapes
    First cassette tapes appeared.
  • cassette tapes

    First cassette tapes appeared.
  • The Walkman

    The Walkman
    Sony released the Walkman.
  • the Walkman

    Sony released the Walkman.
  • The Compact Disc

    First public demonstration of the Compact Disc in Eindhoven.
  • the Compact Disc

    First public demonstration of the Compact Disc in Eindhoven.
  • The CD release

    The CD release
    First CD released in the European market.
  • CD

    First CD released in the European market.
  • The Portable CD Player

    The Portable CD Player
    First portable CD player appeared.
  • CD player

    First portable CD player appeared.
  • The MP3

    The MP3
    MP3 files first appeared.