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Yamaha DX/GS/TX
13-Jul-1977 MAD project report (Yamaha FM synthesizer) and notes from Hiro Kato
1-Mar-1981 Yamaha progress report for FM instrument
19-Dec-1981 Letter from Yamaha regarding availability of CE20 instrument
3-Mar-1982 Letter from Yamaha to Niels Reimers re: Chowning visit and instrument development
8-Apr-1983 Cover note and proposal from Chowning to Yamaha for a new composition to use GS1 and programmer
2-Nov-1983 Telex from Niels Reimers to Yamaha patent chief re: LSI markeging and trademark
22-Feb-1984 Letter from Hiro Kato (Yamaha) to John Pierce re: equipment shipment
1985 YLEM Journal interview of Max Mathews
1985 YLEM Journal interview of John Chowning
15-Jan-1985 Letter from John Pierce to Bill Hewlett to follow up on visit from Hewlett's son
15-Jan-1985 Letter from John Pierce to Dave Packard to follow up on visit from Packard's son
18-Jan-1985 Letter to Rockefeller Foundation regarding Artist-in-Residence program
11-Mar-1985 Memo from Chowning to Patte Wood re: administrative details
25-Apr-1985 San Francisco Chronicle article on university technology licensing
11-Sep-1985 Letter from Chowning to Yamaha to request equipment for digital recording studio
Nov-1985 FM royalty rate chart
Nov-1985 Aftertouch Magazine interview of John Chowning
12-Nov-1985 Email from Chowning to Yamaha re: "X" series impact and planned composition
13-Dec-1985 Letter to David Bristow re: visiting lecturer invitation
14-May-1986 Letter to request loan of equipment from Yamaha for use in summer workshop
27-Aug-1986 Letter from Yamaha re: omitted royalites
Sep-1986 Overview of the CCRMA digital audio facility
23-Sep-1986 NEA grant application to maintain audio and computer equipment
4-Nov-1986 Notes for use in FM license negotiation
27-Nov-1986 Letter from Yamaha Music Foundation to Chowning re: "Exploring Music Sound with X Synthesizers"
19-Dec-1986 Letter from Chowning to Yamaha Music Foundation re: book schedule
1987 Keyboard Magazine article about CCRMA
16-Sep-1987 NEA grant application to maintain audio and computer equipment
Dec-1987 Keyboard magazine article on CCRMA
29-Feb-1988 Draft of article on computer music and CCRMA
6-Sep-1989 Concept paper on digital music instrument algorithms, proposed to UTTI
9-May-1990 Attendees and agenda for CCRMA Associates meeting
27-Sep-1991 Letter from George Hasegawa (Yamaha) to Chowning re: visit plans
1992 Excerpt from 1992 OTL publication on top inventions
Mar-1994 Wired article on Stanford, CCRMA, and Yamaha
7-Jun-1994 Stanford press release on CCRMA
1996 Stanford OTL newsletter article on OTL 25th anniversary and history
Aug-2001 Sound On Sound article on the Yamaha GS1 and DX1
2009 JIMA article on Yamaha/Stanford relationship by Hiro Kato (Yamaha)
no date List of compositions/works realized at CCRMA since 1968
no date News article on CCRMA developments and DX7
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.