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Guide to the Stanford University, Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics, Records
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Description
Correspondence, grant files, research files, patents, concert programs, articles, clippings, photographs, and other records. Collection also includes electronic media, video and audiotapes, architectural drawings, radio-baton, and a computer. People represented in these records include John Chowning, John R. Pierce, Max V. Mathews, and John M. Grey; there are files pertaining to the Institut de Recherche et de Coordination Acoustique/Musique (1975-1990) and to the Catgut Acoustical Society (1991-1994).
Background
The Stanford University Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA) is a multi-disciplinary facility where composers and researchers work together using computer-based technology both as an artistic medium and as a research tool. Areas of ongoing interest at CCRMA include: composition, applications hardware, applications software, synthesis techniques and algorithms, physical modeling, real-time controllers, signal processing, digital recording and editing, psychoacoustics and musical acoustics, music manuscripting by computer, and real-time applications.
Extent
40 Linear feet
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/spc/
Availability
Electronic media and audio-visual materials currently not available for use.