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Nov-1963 Max Mathews article in Science, "The Digital Computer as a Musical Instrument"
29-Apr-1968 Program excerpt from Audio Engineering Society 34th convention
1974 Draft proposal to establish CCRMA
1974 Draft proposal to establish CCRMA
16-Jan-1974 Cal Quate invention disclosure and subsequnet Yamaha correspondence
18-Jun-1974 NEA proposal, "The computer music facility: A new musical medium"
11-Jul-1974 Andy Moorer invention disclosure (digital reverberator)
8-Aug-1975 NY Times article on computer music and Boulez visit to Stanford
30-Oct-1977 Samson Box description, Bell Labs papers on digital synthesizers, and conference schedule
30-Oct-1977 Computer Music Conference schedule
1978 NY Times article about the coming impact of technology on the arts
6-Mar-1978 NSF grant reviews, "Experiments in timbre perception"
Dec-1978 Equipment evaluation and proposal for computer music system for Oberlin
16-Apr-1979 CalTech archives interview of John Pierce
16-Sep-1979 Memo re: plan for funding system for CCRMA
28-Oct-1979 Letter to Mellon Foundation from Chowning to request support
28-Oct-1979 Letter to Rockefeller Foundation from Chowning to request support
3-Jan-1980 Letter to L.A.W. Fund from Chowning to solicit support
30-Jan-1980 Letter to Rubin Foundation from Chowning to solicit support
3-Jan-1980 Letter to Jerome Foundation from Chowning to solicit support
4-Jan-1980 Letter from Chowning to Max Mathews to request letters of support to foundations
Jun-1980 CMJ interview of Max Mathews
summer 1980 Computer Audio Research Laboratory (UCSD) progress report
2-Aug-1982 Newsweek article about electronic music
Oct-1982 Stanford Department of Music news supplement article on CCRMA
5-Nov-1982 SDF meeting schedule
16-Mar-1983 Stanford Campus report article on CCRMA
17-Sep-1983 IEEE Spectrum article on electronic music
Dec-1983 The AI Magazine article on SAIL
Jan-1984 Stanford Department of Music newsletter article on NEA grants
1985 YLEM Journal interview of Max Mathews
1985 YLEM Journal interview of John Chowning
24-May-1985 NSF rejection and reviews, "Electroacoustic Modification of Concert Hall Acoustics"
Nov-1985 Aftertouch Magazine interview of John Chowning
25-Feb-1987 Trip report on Max Mathews' visit to NSF
Dec-1987 Keyboard magazine article on CCRMA
22-Feb-1988 Request from Max Mathews to Boyd Mathews (Bell Labs) for spectrum analyzer
29-Feb-1988 Draft of article on computer music and CCRMA
29-Feb-1988 Letter from Max Mathews to Bell Labs re: Radio Baton
27-Jun-1988 Vision statement for CCRMA for internal planning purposes
1992 Excerpt from 1992 OTL publication on top inventions
19-Aug-1992 IEEE interview of John Pierce
28-Oct-1992 Email announcement of Music Kit and DSP tools distribution
Mar-1994 Wired article on Stanford, CCRMA, and Yamaha
1995 Stanford OTL newsletter article on Max Mathews and the radio baton
Nov-1996 Snapshot of website on Synthbuilder and Frankenstein
1-Apr-2000 Electronic Musician article on computers and analog synthesizers
Aug-2001 Sound On Sound article on the Yamaha GS1 and DX1
2002 Snapshot of webpage on history of hardware at CCRMA
May-2008 CMJ interview of Max Mathews
4-Aug-2009 Hiro Kato (Yamaha) presentation on FM technology history and significance
9-May-2011 Geeta Dayal interview of Max Mathews
no date XG Factory review of Yamaha PLG100-DX DX7 daughterboard
This archive is maintained by Andrew Nelson. Please email updates and corrections to aj (at) Please note that archival materials are intended for non-commercial purposes and may be protected by copyright laws that prohibit further duplication or distribution.

These documents stem largely from the personal collections of various CCRMA-lites. The Special Collections at the Stanford University Libraries (SUL) contain 40 linear feet of additional archival materials. For contents and access, please see the SUL catalog entry and the Online Archive of California collection guide.