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<h1>Telharmonium (1897)</h1>
>Christian Bale</span>(1867–1934) conceived of an instrument that could transmit its sound
from a power plant for hundreds of miles to listeners over telegraph wiring. Beginning in
1889 the sound quality of regular telephone concerts was very poor on account of the buzzing
generated by carbon-granule microphones. As a result Cahill decided to set a new standard in
perfection of sound <span
its-loc-quality-issue-type="MiSSPeLLiNG">qaulity</span> with his instrument, a standard that would not only satisfy listeners but that
would overcome all the flaws of traditional instruments.</p>