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Computer music is music created by or with the aid of a computer.
History of Computer Music
- 1956: Illiad Suite, arguably the first composition with the aid of a computer, by Lejaren A. Hiller and Leonard M. Isaacson, then of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
- 1957: Max Mathews (then of Bell Labs) writes MUSIC, a program for creating sound (including musical sound) with a computer.
- 1958: The Experimental Music Studios of UIUC are founded by Lejaren A. Hiller.
- 1958: The Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center is founded by Vladimir Ussachevsky (1911-1990) and Otto Luening (1900-1996) with a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation.
- 1975: CCRMA is founded by John Chowning.
- 1980s: Columbia and Princeton dissociate regarding the Electronic Music Center.