COURSE DESCRIPTION

A Brief History Of Synthesis Part One and Two is a lecture that provides a history of synthesis and synthesizers from the birth of the triode valve in 1906 through to the creation of portable synthesizers in the 1970s and 1980s. Part One uncovers the pre-synthesizer years from the early 1900s describing early electronic instrument technology, taking you up to the 1950s and the invention of the RCA synthesizers.