As I describe in chapter three of Between Air and Electricity tuning forks are in some ways a kind of predecessor of microphones and loudspeakers. They can also be seen as a predated sine tone generator. Tuning forks were extremely … read more
David Pantalony plays on the 19th century Apparat zur künstlichen Zusammensetzung der Vocalklänge invented by Hermann von Helmholtz and built by Rudolph Koenig. This device was used to do research on the synthesis of vocal sounds.