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  • The Incredible Talking Machine: History Of The Cylinder Phonograph

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    After reading"The Incredible Talking Machine","History Of The Cylinder Phonograph", and"Psst...Hey, You", it becomes evident that the phonograph and Audio Spotlight are similar.Both products were built,refined,and marketed.As a result,they became widely used and evolved into products we still use today. After reading "History Of The Cylinder Phonograph",by , it becomes obvious that the phonograph was made,but didn't work well,so it had to be refined,patented then marketed then sold and still

  • Essay about Invention of the Phonograph

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    Invention of the Phonograph The idea of the phonograph came from the man who invented the light bulb. Thomas Alva Edison is one of the greatest inventors of all time decided to create this invention. In 1877, Edison was working on a machine that would decipher telegraphic messages to paper tape. He used a diaphragm with an embossing point. This would be held onto a moving paraffin paper. Thus when spoken into it, the vibrations made indentations on it. Edison decided to change the idea by using

  • How Did Thomas Edison Created The Tin Foil Paragraph

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    the tin foil phonograph, carbon filament for the incandescent light bulb, and general electric.I think that Thomas Edison was a great inventor that help move the world forward. Thomas Edison created the Tin Foil Phonograph on accident while he was experimenting with the transmitter of the telegraph. The Tin Foil Phonograph is a machine that can store and replay sounds. Edison was the first to use tin foil to wrap around the cylinder to store the recording. He made the Tinfoil phonograph in 1870 and

  • Who Invented The Phonograph Essay

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    Does anyone know what produced the music back in the day? Some guy, named ‘Emile Berliner’ back in 1877 invented the Phonograph. Oh wait… Thomas Edison, our once president was the one to invent the phonograph! Thomas Edison toured the country with the phonograph, and was even invited to the White House to present his invention in 1878. In the earlier times Phonographs were cylinder, but as time went by they became more box looking. Even now in 2015, people still make changes to what is now called

  • Thomas. Edison : The Invention Of Thomas Edison

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    Edison’s only invention? Yes it is the most the popular and is still used today but Thomas Edison is also responsible for many inventions that have helped make advances in Mass Communications. These inventions include the kinetograph/kinetophone, phonograph and multiple models of the telegraph and telephone. Due to the success of these inventions Thomas Edison holds 1,093 U.S patents and has received a plethora of awards. (Inventors.about.com, n.d.) Thomas Edison’s inventions have made him pioneer

  • Sound Recording 's Evolution : Does It Affect The Music Industry?

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    argument, explaining what is good and bad about today’s music industry. I am going to talk about evolution of recorded sound, what is the very first factor that contributed to the changes of industry and mention eventual changes that appeared. *** Phonograph Middle 1800’s… up in till then the only way to hear a song was to find

  • Sound Recording, Its History and Impact on Media in the 21st Century

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    tin foil, also known as the phonograph (voice – writer), which enabled sound to be played back (the first speech to be recorded and played back was the poem by Sarah Josepha Hale (1830) ‘Mary had a little lamb’, which, unfortunately “was not preserved, but in 1927, Edison re-enacted the recording for Fox Movietone news. It can be heard on the

  • Edison And Edison Essay

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    receiver. With this in mind he decided that this should be investigated further and developed into a product. (History of the Phonograph 1) Along with his engineers, he worked to develop a machine, that by using a needle and a piece of tin-foil wrapped around a cylinder, could record and playback human speech. His machine, called the phonograph, would indent marks on a cylinder and play them back a limited number of times. (National Park Service 1) The first message recorded with this message was Edison

  • A Brief History of Music technology and Its Effect on Popular Music

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    performance in 1912. The player piano market was lasted from 1900 until the Depression in the 1930’s and made the preservation of historical performance of Jazz and Ragtime. This is because player piano sounded much better than radio and the early phonographs during that era. People also enjoyed the musical talent of the best pianist of the day like Scott Joplin. The sale of player piano reach its peak by 1924. However, the Great Depression caused the player piano production ended effectively (Kimbrell

  • The Recording Of Sound Recorded By Edouard Leon Scott De Martinville

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    Since its infancy during the nineteenth century, the art of sound recording has been profoundly affected in countless ways by inventors, scientists, and sound engineers. From the invention of the phonograph to the computers of today, they have all made contributions to the foundation of sound recording. Going forward, technologists in today 's computer age are becoming more and more creative. There has even been proof that some researchers have had a hand in altering the course of history. With that

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