The Evolution of Music
Jose Bowen Keynotes - The keynotes by Jose Bowen reflect his undeniable passion for music. His talks dive deep into the...
He then takes the audience back to the 18th century, a time during which people could only experience music if they were hearing it live; there was always a social interaction involved. He then breaks down what he refers to as the three 'disruptions' that changed music. The first was music printing and the piano, which allowed music to be mass produced and enjoyed in a variety of settings. The second was the gramophone, player piano and radio, which integrated music into the lives of people. The latest disruption is represented in the iPod, the Internet and Digital files, which allowed music to be enjoyed in a multitude of ways and shared boundlessly.