May 10 2006 - Software engineer and pianist Paul Cantrell gives an engaging talk on technology and the future of art.
This third episode about the development of the electic guitar was especially inspiring.
Since I am a piano player, I’ve often been jealous of how much attention the electric guitar gets in rock music.
Now that I have learned about the rise of the guitar owing to electification, I am hopeful that future developments in electronic music may rescue the place of the keyboard and other traditonal music instruments. (Though I personally love synthesizer music very much, it is very much a background instrument in most rock music and most other classical instruments have just disappeared..)
A lot of the focus on the future of the music industry has centered on the big players and their economic viability. But how are the smaller musicians and bands adapting to the changing landscape?
Huffduffed from http://www.abc.net.au/rn/futuretense/stories/2011/3225137.htm
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