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Max Mathews
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
11-Jul-1974 Andy Moorer invention disclosure (digital reverberator)
23-Oct-1974 Letter to Stanford music Chair about IRCAM/CCRMA collaboration
30-Oct-1977 Computer Music Conference schedule
1978 NY Times article about the coming impact of technology on the arts
16-Apr-1979 CalTech archives interview of John Pierce
28-Oct-1979 Letter to Mellon Foundation from Chowning to request support
28-Oct-1979 Letter to Rockefeller Foundation from Chowning to request support
24-Nov-1979 NEA grant application for CCRMA summer workshops
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
15-Apr-1980 CCRMA current and pending NSF funding
Jun-1980 CMJ interview of Max Mathews
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
1983 Curtis Roads interview of John Chowning
16-Mar-1983 Stanford Campus report article on CCRMA
30-Mar-1983 Invitation letter to John Wawrzynek at CalTech
22-Mar-1984 Notes from Max Mathews conversation regarding equipment and technical standards
1985 YLEM Journal interview of Max Mathews
1985 YLEM Journal interview of John Chowning
Nov-1985 Aftertouch Magazine interview of John Chowning
Sep-1986 Overview of the CCRMA digital audio facility
1987 Keyboard Magazine article about CCRMA
21-Jan-1987 Notes re: CCRMA funding
25-Feb-1987 Trip report on Max Mathews' visit to NSF
26-Oct-1987 Letter from Max Mathews to NSA regarding speech
Dec-1987 Keyboard magazine article on CCRMA
9-Dec-1987 Letter to Barry Truax regarding Benchmark CD project (SDF)
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
31-Mar-1988 Letter from Richard Gonski (Electric Symphony Orchestra) to John Chowning
1-Apr-1988 Cover sheet and abstract for NSF proposal, "The Acquisition of Musical Percepts with a New Scale"
13-Apr-1988 Letter from Johannes Goebel to Patte Wood
19-May-1988 Letter from John Chowning to Yamaha re: support for Japanese student
27-Jun-1988 Vision statement for CCRMA for internal planning purposes
19-Sep-1988 Letter from John Chowning to Yohei Nagai re: music technology conference
18-Apr-1989 Cover letter for photos from Yohei Nagai to Patte Wood
15-May-1989 Letter from Gordon Bell to John Chowning regarding Titan
22-Nov-1989 Update to CCRMA three-year plan
30-Mar-1990 Invention disclosure for Acoustic Mouse for Computer Pointing
16-Apr-1990 Letter to Roland regarding Radio Drum Controller
9-May-1990 Attendees and agenda for CCRMA Associates meeting
1991 Julius Smith ICMC keynote address
7-Mar-1991 Notes and list re: Radio Baton distribution
4-Jun-1991 Letter from Chowning to Stanford Dean of Research to request grant reviews
21-Sep-1991 Letter of thanks from Yamaha to Chowning following visit (Radio Drum and Cook vocal work)
27-Sep-1991 Advertisement for tribute concert for Max Mathews and Leon Theremin
21-Nov-1991 Letter of thanks from Yamaha manager to Chowning following CCRMA visit
1992 Computer Music Journal concert review for Stanford Centennial Finale
28-Oct-1992 Email announcement of Music Kit and DSP tools distribution
4-Dec-1992 Proposal for MA degree in Musical Acoustics, Perception and Synthesis
1993 John Chowning ICMC paper on computer music history
29-Oct-1993 Music department vision statement
Mar-1994 Wired article on Stanford, CCRMA, and Yamaha
1995 Stanford OTL newsletter article on Max Mathews and the radio baton
1996 Report on Residency and Exchange Program in New Music Technology
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
2009 JIMA article on Yamaha/Stanford relationship by Hiro Kato (Yamaha)
9-May-2011 Geeta Dayal interview of Max Mathews
no date XG Factory review of Yamaha PLG100-DX DX7 daughterboard
no date Brochure for CCRMA Industrial Affiliates program
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.