P. Aloysius Regnad's Blog – January 2020 Archive (1)

Steampunk, and Musical Machines

      [This was originally a post in a group I had created on the old Steampunk Empire website, dedicated to classical music, and its relationship to steampunk.]

-      Machines used to play music are nothing new.  Carillons have been automated since at least the 17th century, and small music boxes have been around since at least the 18th.  By the 19th century, musical machines of many types began to be produced.  One of the most famous was the Panharmonicon, invented by…

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Added by P. Aloysius Regnad on January 7, 2020 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

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