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Music I - X
16-Jan-1974 Cal Quate invention disclosure and subsequnet Yamaha correspondence
18-Jun-1974 NEA proposal, "The computer music facility: A new musical medium"
16-Apr-1979 CalTech archives interview of John Pierce
Jun-1980 CMJ interview of Max Mathews
summer 1980 Computer Audio Research Laboratory (UCSD) progress report
Oct-1982 Stanford Department of Music news supplement article on CCRMA
1983 Curtis Roads interview of John Chowning
1985 YLEM Journal interview of Max Mathews
Dec-1987 Keyboard magazine article on CCRMA
19-Aug-1992 IEEE interview of John Pierce
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
2009 JIMA article on Yamaha/Stanford relationship by Hiro Kato (Yamaha)
4-Aug-2009 Hiro Kato (Yamaha) presentation on FM technology history and significance
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.