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Yamaha TRX
13-Jul-1977 MAD project report (Yamaha FM synthesizer) and notes from Hiro Kato
15-Mar-1978 Yamaha progress report for FM instrument
30-Aug-1978 Letter from Stanford to Yamaha regarding NED patent infringement
1979 Schedule for John Chowning visit to Japan
1979 Notes from Hiro Kato (Yamaha) on TRX development
12 par 1979 Letter from Hiro Kato (Yamaha) to John Chowning re: FM product development
18-Jun-1979 Letter from Yamaha to Chowning re: visit logistics and plans
1-Mar-1981 Yamaha progress report for FM instrument
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.