Die Titelseite von Scientific American zum TelharmoniumOriginal Source: Scientific American, Vol. 96, No. 10, March 9th 1907Scientific American, Vol. 96, No. 10, March 9th 1907
In 1895, Thaddeus Cahill, an inventor from Iowa, started work on the world’s first electromechanical musical instrument. Weighing in at 200 tons and measuring 60 feet long, the Telharmonium was a colossal machine for producing and sharing music on the telephone.
Minimoog Model C prototypeElectronic Music Education and Preservation Project
In the 126 years since, electronic music has evolved in similarly bold and ingenious ways, a testament to the magic that occurs when human beings build and interact with machines.
Awakenings Gashouder (2012)Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE)
We listen to it while working out, riding the subway, studying for exams — and hopefully soon again at the clubs and festivals that have made the music what it is today.
Prince - PrinceBob Moog Foundation / Moogseum
Stepanoff ThereminOriginal Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Theramin-Alexandra-Stepanoff-1930.jpghttps://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Theramin-Alexandra-Stepanoff-1930.jpg
Blacktronika Cover Image 2 (1971)Bob Moog Foundation / Moogseum
Suzanne Ciani (1977)Original Source: Bob L.Bob L.
Disco Demolition Night Steve Dahl by Paul NatkinGROOVE Magazin Berlin
In the spirit of pioneers like Cahill, you can also compose your own electronic music. Use the augmented reality feature “AR Synth” to mix and match five famous synthesizers in a virtual electronic music studio.
Deadmau5 on stageOriginal Source: WikipediaWikipedia