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Chord progression is the progression of chords (I.E chord C to D back to C) Keys are the different levels of sounds, they are arrangements of pitches and chords (high vs low is what makes music interesting) A modulation is a change of key with in the same piece, modulation usually results in the keys getting higher and not the other way around SongsThe intro is the opening part of a song and is almost always instrumental (prince was known for having great intros)A verse is a piece of the music that is repeated in the song with different lyricsA chorus is the same music repeated in the song with the same lyrics A bridge (br.) is a shorter section that is not a chorus or a verse, the bridge is used to connect different sections A fade / outro was a way of fading out the song at the end of the piece, it clearly showed the end of the song and it was useful for radio shows Important People Thomas Edison – He made the first tinfoil cylinder recording devices in 1877, it wasn’t originally meant for music but rather was used for music but for business to record their talksAlexander Graham Bell – Took it from tinfoil and made a wax cylinder which allowed for recording a much softer sound. Louis Glass – In 1889 created the entertainment cylinder which made music broadcastingmuch more accessible to the general public and no longer just in offices. This was referred to as the first Jukebox. Emile Berliner – Made the first flat disk and the disk were still wax, it then progressed into records using shellac. “Little Nipper” – The victor machine company started selling record players commercially in 1901. They used a dog to help personalize and sell more records. By 1910 recordings were being sold and were bought by middle class white men. The recordings done at this time were all men cause women’s voices were to high Copyright – In 1909 they passed the copyright act in the US, In 1914 they formed the American Society of Composers Authors and Publishers (ASCAP). ASCAP focused on live performances and ensuring artists received royalties