First Advisor

Davenport, Mark


McCale, Chris


Regis College

Degree Name



Regis College Senior Honors Program

Document Type

Thesis - Open Access

Number of Pages

92 pages


Since the inception of the recording industry, in the early twentieth century, one fact has remained constant: technological advances will always affect the way music is both created and heard. The introduction of two completely different advances in technology, Edison's phonograph and the Internet, have caused the most dramatic changes in the production of music. Many dubbed the twenty-first century transformation "the digital revolution." This digital revolution, and its resulting consequences, are the focus of the author's analysis.

Date of Award

Spring 2010

Location (Creation)

Denver, Colorado

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