The first music may have been invented in Africa and then evolved to become a fundamental constituent of human life, using various different materials to make various instruments.

The history of music

"In all probability, music has played an important role in the lifecycle of humans perhaps even before we could speak.
Significant evidence has been discovered that very early man developed primitive flutes from animal bones and used stones and wood as percussion."

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The first live concert

The first known public concerts for which admission was charged was in London by the violinist John Banister at his home in Whitefriars in 1672.

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The first record recording

On April 9, 1860, Scott recorded a snippet of the French folk song “Au Clair de la Lune.”

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The oldest musical instruments

The Geisenklösterle Flute - found at the Geisenklösterle Cave archaeological site is said to be the oldest instrument in the world.

The bullroarer is a ritual musical instrument used by many ancient and current cultures around the world.