Music 101: Origin Story

The music of our lives begins with the beating of our hearts. One day it will end with the final beat. Since everything has its beginning, I wondered: when did music start? Was it invented or discovered? Music has been around for so long that it cannot be traced back to a specific time. ItContinue reading “Music 101: Origin Story”

Century Old Visions: Sound and Vision

Around the same time that photography was revolutionizing the way we see ourselves, sound recording was doing the same for our ears. They say that Abraham Lincoln had a squeaky voice that might have made him unelectable.  We’ll never know.   On April 9th, 1860, in Paris, Édouard-Léon Scott de Martinville made the earliest recordingContinue reading “Century Old Visions: Sound and Vision”