Music 8 Technology Unit
Terms in this set (20)
What two inventions led to the development of the phonograph?
Telephone and Telegraph
How did Edison see his invention being used? Give 2 examples.
The Last Words of the Dead
Record Teachers Lectures
What material did Bell use to improve the Phonograph?
How did Tesla figure out how to amplify a signal?
Two Tesla Coils Tuned to the Same Frequency
What was Marconi working on that helped lead to radio?
What obstacle stood in the way of early radio going mainstream?
Early Radio was Cumbersome
Where and when did the first broadcast of voice and music take place?
Pittsburgh, November 2, 1920
Give two reasons why some may say analog recording is better than digital recording?
No Frequency Limitations
What system of numbering does digital recording use as its basis?
What was the purpose of the Napster software?
Peer to Peer file sharing
What revolution did Napster begin?
Digital Downloading of music
What advantages did iTunes sales have over traditional CD, tape, and vinyl sales?
Doesn't require the purchase of physical media
What music services threaten to take Apple's hold on the market away?
Subscription Streaming Services
What effect did Apple's iTunes have on the record industry?
Provided cheap, legal method of downloading music
What are two ways copyright is not infringed according to Fair Use?
Does it make money
How much is used
What are the advantages streaming and subscription services provide the consumer? What are some disadvantages?
Inexpensive way of accessing a large catalog of music
Some artist do not allow streaming
Give a narrative on how Napster rose, fell, and changed the way people accessed music? Your answer should include 4 points of explanation.
A&M Records vs. Napster
Converted purchases from physical media to digital
What was the title of the National Broadcast that made American's believe they were being attacked by strange beings?
War of the Worlds
The Narrator of War of the Worlds later becomes a famous movie director, actor, and script writer. Who was he?
Orson Wells eventually goes on to direct, what some critics say, is the greatest movie made in American film history. What was that film?