Synthetic Music

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First Electronic Sound

1837

In Salem, Massachusetts, C.G. Page produced the first electronically generated sound.

Electronic Instrument

1885

Person and Ernst Lorenz create the first instrument to produced electronic sound.

Electromechanical instrument

1897

The first, created by Taddaeus Cahills

Brave New World

1932

Alduous makes his striking predictions about synthetic music.

Wall of Sound

1948

Dr. Raymond Scott created the first polyphonic sequencing workstation.

Electronic Sackbut

1948

Hugh LeCaine creates the first voltage-controlled synthesizers.

CSIR

1950

The first known use of a computer to play digital music.