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Peter Manning

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199746392

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746392.001.0001

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The Background to 1945

The Background to 1945

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(p.2) (p.3) 1 The Background to 1945
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Electronic and Computer Music
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Peter Manning

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746392.003.0001

This chapter traces the development of electronic music in the early twentieth century. The discussions include Thaddeus Cahill's electrically based sound-generation system, subsequently known as his Dynamophone or Telharmonium, which was first presented to the public early in 1906 at Holyoke, Massachusetts; the construction of electronic musical instruments; the birth of the commercial 78 r.p.m. gramophone record and the development of electrical recording systems; and the advent of magnetic tape systems.

Keywords:   Dynamophone, electronic music, electronic musical instruments, gramophone record, electronic recording, magnetic tape systems

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