Unformatted text preview: music and how the technology has advanced the music network and also benefited us. The phonograph is a really meaningful step in the development of popular music, from the phonograph in nineteenth century to nowadays, almost all of us are having a mp3 player with us everyday, and it seems so common and as a essential in our daily lives. More than that, the technology helps us to get closer to different kind of music, some music we may never have a chance to know, but through internet, we can download and youtube even they are worldwide, there is no distance between us and them, and “record music has become a medium by which people who will never meet face to face communicate with one another over wide geographical and cultural distances, and this an important basis for creation of a distinctively American culture” (Starr and Waterman, 39)....
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- Spring '07
- Phonograph, Waterman, Starr, home parlor