Drop the Beat, Electronic Music

What is Electronic Music?

Electronic music can be expressed as any music involving electronic processing. Basically, music that includes electronic musical instruments and technology is electronic music. Electronic music was the major development in the aspect of music throughout the 20th Century, the modern era. This technique of music helped musicians to record and produce music much more easily.

Electronic Musical Instruments

There are two types of electronic musical instruments: electromechanical sound producing devices (telharmonium, Hammond organ, and electric guitar) and purely electronic producing devices (theremin, sound synthesizer, and computer). At the end of the 19th century, the first electronic devices to perform music were newly invented. These new instruments such as theTelharmonium had the ability to synthesize sounds of orchestral instruments.This was the time for experiments for musical scientists. The development of electronic recording ways and instruments was the result of numerous experiments by music producers and composers using emerging electronics.


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HISTORY OF ELECTRONIC MUSIC TO BE DOCUMENTED IN NEW BOOK, MARS BY 1980.

Djmag, 5 Apr. 2018, djmag.com/content/history-electronic-music-be-documented-new-book-mars-1980. Accessed 13 Dec.2021

 

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