By Lori Taylor
P. C. Museum Curator 

Phillips County Museum News for Wednesday, August 25, 2021


August 25, 2021

A quote by Bob Marley says “Without music life would be a mistake”.

Music does play a vital part in our lives and in doing research for a music display in the Museum I found some interesting facts. The “Divje Babe Flute” is thought to be the oldest instrument in existence today. It was found in 1995 in a cave in Slovenia and is made from the femur of a cave bear.

Moving on in history we find the piano was invented in 1700 by Bartolmeo Cristofori. Several hundred years later we find the first record player in 1985. Then a major breakthrough for music when radio made its first broadca...

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